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I studied the responses (retreats, threats, attacks or leaving the rookery) of South American fur seals Arctocephalus australis to tourist approaches at a non-reproductive, continental colony of located in Cabo Polonio, Uruguay (34°24′S, 53°46′W). Fur seals tolerated relatively close distances to...

Author(s)
Cassini, M. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2001, 71, 4, pp 341-346
Abstract

Tourism companies that offer wildlife watching experiences share a unique property - they build their business on a promise they have no guarantee of fulfilling (showing wild animals). The factor of luck becomes important, as evident in the advertisement texts of wildlife watching tours....

Author(s)
Margaryan, L.; Wall-Reinius, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 2017, 22, 5, pp 406-421
Abstract

Before 1998, concern was raised over the potential for human activities in Antarctica to introduce infectious disease organisms to native wildlife. A workshop was held that year to address this issue. In the last decade, there has been a dramatic increase in human traffic to the Antarctic and the...

Author(s)
Grimaldi, W.; Jabour, J.; Woehler, E. J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2011, 47, 1, pp 56-66
Abstract

Interactions between fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus and A. forsteri) and tour boats at Montague Island were investigated between November 1997 and November 1998. The fur seals were in four haul-out sites, which are referred to here as colonies. The study was instigated by the...

Author(s)
Shaughnessy, P. D.; Nicholls, A. O.; Briggs, S. V.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2008, 5, 1, pp 15-27
Abstract

An increased number of tourists viewing animals in the wild have increased stress on these animals (hereafter wildlife). Many wildlife-viewing locations rely on voluntary compliance with posted regulations to protect animals from tourists because of the expense of employing on-site enforcement...

Author(s)
Acevedo-Gutiérrez, A.; Acevedo, L.; Boren, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Conservation Biology, 2011, 25, 3, pp 623-627
Abstract

We evaluated the effectiveness of harbor seal (Phoca vitulina)-related vessel regulations in GlacierBay National Park. We observed 100% compliance with area closures intended to minimize disturbance to dependent pups, yet dependent pups were still present in the inlet after the area was opened to...

Author(s)
Young, C.; Gende, S. M.; Harvey, J. T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2014, 10, 1/2, pp 5-20
Abstract

The Antarctic terrestrial environment is under increasing pressure from human activities. The Fildes Region is characterized by high biodiversity, but is also a major logistic centre for the northern Antarctic Peninsula. Different interests, from scientific research, nature conservation, protection ...

Author(s)
Braun, C.; Mustafa, O.; Nordt, A.; Pfeiffer, S.; Peter, H. U.
Publisher
Co-Action Publishing, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Polar Research, 2012, 31, pp 18206
Abstract

The world wide growth of ecotourism and the need for management of this growth is well documented. Ramsey Island in Pembrokeshire, UK, is examined here in the context of its population of Atlantic Grey Seals. The growth of ecotour boat activity around the island has lead to the development of a...

Author(s)
Strong, P.; Morris, S. R.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2010, 9, 2, pp 117-132
Abstract

Increased tourism has augmented harassment to wildlife and posted signs are commonly used to manage such interactions. This study determined whether signs increased tourist compliance with regulations to remain >10 m from New Zealand fur seals (Arctocephalus forsteri) at Kaikoura Peninsula. We...

Author(s)
Acevedo-Gutierrez, A.; Acevedo, L.; Belonovich, O.; Boren, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2010, 7, 1, pp 39-41
Abstract

The environment is currently undergoing changes at both global (e.g., climate change) and local (e.g., tourism, pollution, habitat modification) scales that have the capacity to affect the viability of animal and plant populations. Many of these changes, such as human disturbance, have an...

Author(s)
French, S. S.; González-Suárez, M.; Young, J. K.; Durham, S.; Gerber, L. R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2011, No.March, pp e17686

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