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Coastal coral reefs, especially in the Florida Keys, are declining at a disturbing rate. Marine ecologists and reef scientists have emphasized the importance of establishing nonmarket values of coral reefs to assess the cost effectiveness of coral reef management and remediation programmes. The...

Author(s)
Park, T. A.; Bowker, J. M.; Leeworthy, V. R.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Faculty Series - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, 2000, No.00-09, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

The terms 'sustainability' and 'ecotourism' have become much used in recent years, yet there have been few examinations of how they might apply in practical cases. Kaikoura, a small coastal town (population 3600) on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island, has a rapidly developing tourism...

Author(s)
Orams, M. B.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2002, 5, 3, pp 338-353
Abstract

This chapter collates data on locations and trends in tourist numbers at pinniped sites in the southern hemisphere, and discusses issues of tourist impacts. It focuses on situations where tourists pay to have wild pinniped viewing experiences in which tour operators advertise the pinnipeds as a...

Author(s)
Kirkwood, R.; Boren, L.; Shaughnessy, P.; Szteren, D.; Mawson, P.; Hückstädt, L.; Hofmeyr, G.; Oosthuizen, H.; Schiavini, A.; Campagna, C.; Berris, M.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism and management issues, 2003, pp 257-276
Abstract

Data from sighting surveys reveal there are four potential areas for whale watching in Korean waters (Jeju Island, Ulsan, Pohang, and coastal areas in the Yellow Sea). In order to compare potential areas and species for whale watching in Korean waters, I considered (1) rate of sightings per trip;...

Author(s)
Song KyungJun
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2012, 8, 4, pp 199-205
Abstract

Tidewater glacial fjords support the largest populations of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardii) in Alaska and are a prime destination for tour ships. Chronic disturbance from ships, however subtle, could impact long-term population stability. We examined variation in abundance and distribution...

Author(s)
Jansen, J. K.; Boveng, P. L.; Hoef, J. M. V.; Dahle, S. P.; Bengtson, J. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Marine Mammal Science, 2015, 31, 1, pp 66-89
Abstract

Whale watching is a dynamic industry and, in particular in a country like Iceland, where tourism is currently playing a leading role in the national economy and where nature - understood in a broad sense - represents the main attraction for visitors, whale watching, rapidly grown during the last...

Author(s)
Nicosia, E.; Perini, F.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2016, 7, 14, pp 60-105
Abstract

The article follows the foodways of mussels and explores the complex human and nonhuman entanglement their travels combine in order to uncover how a destination is improvised. Since 2010 the Museum of Sorcery of Witchcraft in North West Iceland, in a region named Strandir, has reduced its menu to...

Author(s)
Lund, K. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 2016, 1, pp 19-31
Abstract

Radical theories from political economy assert that capitalism is founded on the creation and appropriation of surplus value through exploiting human labor and nature. Such exploitative social and social-ecological relations are generally understood as contradictory to Indigenous worldviews, which...

Author(s)
Hillmer-Pegram, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1194-1210
Abstract

In the Austral summer of 2014-2015 we surveyed visitors at the popular marine tourism destination of Koombana Bay, Bunbury, Western Australia to investigate resident and visitor attitudes towards the provisioning of the wild dolphins and their knowledge about the legal, social and environmental...

Author(s)
Simpson, G.; Newsome, D.; Day, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Data in Brief, 2016, 9, pp 940-945
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter

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