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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
AbstractFull Text

This work describes the income, regulatory aspects and welfare of wild animals used for tourist attractions, including, elephants, lions, tigers, bears, dolphins, monkeys, orangutans, sea turtles, crocodiles, snakes and civets. The ways in which the tourism industry contribute to the problem of...

Publisher
World Animal Protection, London, UK
Citation
Checking out of cruelty: how to end wildlife tourism's holiday horrors, 2016, pp 34 pp.
Abstract

Marine-based tourism can be both an entertaining and educational experience for tourists - "edutainment". This research surveys participants of a dolphin watching program in Fiji to assess their motives to participate in dolphin watching. The research also examines the extent to which education and ...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.; Suntikul, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 6, pp 867-884
Abstract

Historically hunted to near extinction, marine mammals are now the focus of international conservation efforts and tourism industries. However, pollution and fishery activity continue to place marine mammals, and the tourism industries that depend on them, at risk of extinction. The study site,...

Author(s)
Stefanski, T.
Publisher
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, USA
Citation
Tropical Resources: Bulletin of the Yale Tropical Resources Institute, 2013, 32/33, pp 78-86
Abstract

The effectiveness of interpretive signage as a means of modifying visitor behaviour to reduce negative impacts on wildlife was tested empirically at a seal watching site on Vatnsnes peninsula in North West Iceland. From July to September 2014, the actions of 2440 visitors were observed and their...

Author(s)
Marschall, S.; Granquist, S. M.; Burns, G. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 17, pp 11-19
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
Abstract

Interactive experiences with non-captive, charismatic, marine megafauna, such as whales and dolphins, present a growing ecotourism trend with potentially positive and negative sustainability outcomes. Its sustainable future in countries recently developing this type of tourism is dependent upon not ...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Weiler, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2017, 16, 3, pp 269-290
Abstract

Marine wildlife tourism can provide a range of education and conservation benefits for visitors. These benefits derive from close personal encounters with marine wildlife and visitor learning about marine species and ocean environments. There has been limited assessment of marine wildlife tourism...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H.; Muloin, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2009, 5, 2/3, pp 215-227
Abstract

Whales are popular tourism attractions in many coastal areas of the world. Although not without disagreement, vessel-based whale viewing is widely considered to be a form of ecotourism, in which experiential and learning opportunities exist to engender pro-environmental awareness and behavior....

Author(s)
Malcolm, C. D.; Chávez Dagostino, R. M.; Cornejo Ortega, J. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 2017, 22, 6, pp 524-537
Abstract

Seal watching as a form of wildlife tourism is becoming increasingly popular worldwide. Behavioral changes caused by the presence of tourists could lead to negative consequences for seal welfare and may affect reproduction and survival. Therefore, managing seal-watching activities to ensure future...

Author(s)
Öqvist, E. L.; Granquist, S. M.; Burns, G. L.; Angerbjorn, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 1, pp 1-15

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