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Abstract

A continuing interest in interdisciplinary research characterizes conservation biology. This interest is a response in large part to the increasingly complex problems facing society. Analysis of recent ecotourism research, as an interdisciplinary enterprise, offers insights. As such, this paper...

Author(s)
Moore, S. A.; Newsome, D.; Rodger, K.; Smith, A. J.
Publisher
Bentham Science Publishers, Bussum, Netherlands
Citation
Open Conservation Biology Journal, 2009, 3, pp 57-64
Abstract

This study tested the effectiveness of a recently established sanctuary zone on Carnac Island (Western Australia) in reducing human disturbances to Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea). Several methods of recording behaviors were also tested to clarify their adequacy for detecting human...

Author(s)
Kent, C. P. S.; Crabtree, B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2008, 5, 1, pp 29-42
Abstract

This study focuses on visitor perceptions of hauled out sea lions on Carnac Island, Western Australia. Carnac Island lies close to the city of Perth and is an important haulout (resting) site for the Australian sea lion, which is recognized as a species in need of special protection. The island is...

Author(s)
Orsini, J. P.; Newsome, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2005, 2, 1, pp 23-37
Abstract

This study investigates the effects of human visitation on Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea) hauled out at Carnac Island Nature Reserve, near Perth, Western Australia. The study involved a total of 112 hours of observation over 2.5 months during 23 field days (5-15 December 2002 and 16...

Author(s)
Orsini, J. P.; Shaughnessy, P. D.; Newsome, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2006, 3, 2, pp 101-115