Channel View Publications, Jan 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 299 pages
This research book is a landmark contribution to the rapidly growing field of wildlife tourism, especially in regard to its underpinning foundations of science and conservation. Written by a number of environmental and biological scientists it explains the synergy between wildlife and tourism by drawing on their global experiences.
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adaptive management analysis and/or animals approach associated attraction behaviour benefits biodiversity birds birdwatching boat breeding cassowary centre chapter common-pool resource conservation disturbance dolphins ecolabelling ecological economic ecotourism encounter environmental example experience feeding wildlife Figure fish focus gorillas groups habitat habituation Higginbottom human human-wildlife impacts of wildlife important increased interaction interpretation involved Island Kate Rodger Kellert Kruger National Park mammals management of wildlife ment monitoring Monkey Mia Murdoch University National Park natural area tourism natural environment nesting Newsome observation organisations penguins planning policy instruments population potential problems programme protected areas recognised reduce relevant to wildlife response result risk scientific social species stakeholders strategy studies Table Taiaroa Head tion tour operators tourism activities tourism industry tourism management tourism situation turtles visitors Western Australia whale watching wild wildlife biology wildlife tourism wildlife tourism development wildlife tourism policy World Heritage