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Parks and protected areas are often charged with addressing pressing conservation issues, but frequently face financial constraints. Travellers' philanthropy is recognised as one form of ecotourism that can increase funding for conservation efforts, such as biodiversity preservation, within...

Author(s)
Sgalitzer, H. A.; Brownlee, M. T. J.; Zajchowski, C.; Bricker, K. S.; Powell, R. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2016, 15, 1, pp 1-20
Abstract

Different living things in ecosystem are satisfying man in various aspects of life other than food. Nigerian rainforest zones and savanna areas have potentials of providing for human needs in terms of economy, leisure among others. National parks, game reserves, forests and resort centers in the...

Author(s)
Ejidike, B. N.
Publisher
World Food Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2010, 8, 3/4 part 2, pp 1394-1396
Abstract

Several Dipteran flies are vectors of diseases in the Afro-tropical region. The study was carried out to determine the species abundance of biting and non biting flies prevalent at the Jos Museum Zoological Garden, north central Nigeria. The flies were trapped using Biconical traps during the...

Author(s)
Njila, H. L.; David, S.; Ombugadu, A.
Publisher
Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
Citation
Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2015, 8, 1, pp 149-152
Abstract

Some of the paradoxes that occur in developing 'responsible tourism' programmes are discussed, using the endangered great apes in Africa as 'flagship' species. The main focus is on conservation of the whole ecosystem in which the great apes live. This paper discusses: the nature of tourism...

Author(s)
Litchfield, C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and sustainability: linking culture and the environment, 2001, pp 105-132
Abstract

Prenatal exposure to environmental endocrine disruptors can affect development and induce irreversible abnormalities in both humans and wildlife. The northern part of Kibale National Park, a mid-altitude rainforest in western Uganda, is largely surrounded by industrial tea plantations and wildlife...

Author(s)
Krief, S.; Berny, P.; Gumisiriza, F.; Gross, R.; Demeneix, B.; Fini, J. B.; Chapman, C. A.; Chapman, L. J.; Seguya, A.; Wasswa, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2017, 598, pp 647-656
Abstract

The chimpanzee community of the German-Fort, Gashaka-Gumti National Park was studied with the objectives of packaging it for ecotourism development. Chimpanzee tracking was carried out in the months of June, July, and August 2007 (during the rainy season) and in January, February, and March 2008...

Author(s)
Ogunjemite, B. G.; Ashimi, T. A.; Okeyoyin, O. A.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2010, 12, 4, pp 107-115
Abstract

Our study concerns local knowledge and perceptions of chimpanzees among farming communities within Cantanhez National Park, Guinea-Bissau. We submitted a survey questionnaire to 100 people living in four villages in the Park to enquire about their knowledge of chimpanzee ecology and...

Author(s)
Sousa, J.; Vicente, L.; Gippoliti, S.; Casanova, C.; Sousa, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2014, 76, 2, pp 122-134
Abstract

We describe the behavior of a previously unstudied community of wild chimpanzees during opportunistic encounters with researchers in an unprotected forest-farm mosaic at Bulindi, Uganda. Data were collected during 115 encounters between May 2006 and January 2008. Individual responses were recorded...

Author(s)
McLennan, M. R.; Hill, C. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2010, 72, 10, pp 907-918
Abstract

Despite evidence that killing of Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) in South-East Asia is a major threat to the species, few researchers and non-governmental conservationists have addressed it in management and research, and there is virtually no implementation of anti-killing strategies. In large...

Author(s)
Schoneveld-de Lange, N.; Meijaard, E.; Löhr, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2016, 78, 6, pp 669-678
Abstract

This article first describes oubreaks of respiratory disease in wild chimpanzees in the Mahale Mountains National Park (MMNP) in Tanzania since 1993 due to metapneumovirus infection transmitted by humans. The impact of ecotourism and the subsequent introduction of other human diseases, disease...

Author(s)
Kaur, T.; Singh, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Liss, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2008, 70, 8, pp 729-733

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