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 and/or animals associated attraction behaviour benefits biodiversity birds birdwatching boat breeding Calver cassowary centre chapter common-pool resource conservation cultural disturbance dolphins ecological economic ecotourism 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 National Park natural area tourism natural environment nature-based nesting Newsome observation occurs organisations penguins planning policy instruments population potential problems programme protected areas recognised reduce relevant to wildlife response result risk role sampling scientific species stakeholders strategy studies sustainable Table Taiaroa Head tion tour operators tourism activities tourism industry tourism situation turtles view of wildlife visitors Western Australia whale watching wild wildlife biology wildlife tourism wildlife tourism development wildlife tourism policy