New article: From Cultural Landscape to Aspiring Geopark: 15 Years of Community-Based Landscape Tourism in Fengnan Village, Hualien County, Taiwan (2006–2021)


This article was recently published in a special issue of Geosciences journal, written by Prof. Kuang-Chung Lee and Ms. Paulina G. Karimova of IPSI member National Dong Hwa University in Chinese Taipei. This article outlines the application of various landscape concepts including the socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) and the Satoyama Initiative to sustainable landscape management and community-based landscape tourism in Fengnan village in Chinese Taipei. The experience of SEPLS management in Fengnan was previously shared in a chapter of the Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol.2, based on the IPSI case study and the SDM Project, and this article provides a retrospective 15-year analysis linking their efforts to geo-conservation and geopark development.

More information can be found on the Geoscience website here.
The article is available at its DOI here.