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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

Fisheries organizations in Scotland (UK) have repeatedly called for culls of common and grey seals, despite their conservation status and no supporting scientific evidence. This current study investigated the opinion of tourists in West Scotland as to whether seal populations should be reduced to...

Author(s)
Parsons, E. C. M.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2003, 6, 6, pp 540-546
Abstract

The public desire to interact with marine mammals has resulted in the development of a billion dollar tourism industry that includes activities such as humans swimming with free-ranging dolphins and seals. This study monitors the behaviour of the seal-swim industry in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria,...

Author(s)
Scarpaci, C.; Nugegoda, D.; Corkeron, P. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2004, 1, 2, pp 89-95
Abstract

Due to increasing interest in wildlife tourism, there is a growing need to consider the balance between use and protection of wildlife. Mutual exchange and acceptance of research results between different academic disciplines, such as wildlife ecology and tourism research, has until recently been...

Author(s)
Granquist, S. M.; Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 471-478

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