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An increased number of tourists viewing animals in the wild have increased stress on these animals (hereafter wildlife). Many wildlife-viewing locations rely on voluntary compliance with posted regulations to protect animals from tourists because of the expense of employing on-site enforcement...

Author(s)
Acevedo-Gutiérrez, A.; Acevedo, L.; Boren, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Conservation Biology, 2011, 25, 3, pp 623-627
Abstract

Increased tourism has augmented harassment to wildlife and posted signs are commonly used to manage such interactions. This study determined whether signs increased tourist compliance with regulations to remain >10 m from New Zealand fur seals (Arctocephalus forsteri) at Kaikoura Peninsula. We...

Author(s)
Acevedo-Gutierrez, A.; Acevedo, L.; Belonovich, O.; Boren, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2010, 7, 1, pp 39-41
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

Marine mammal tourism is increasing worldwide and pinnipeds are increasingly a target of guided tourism ventures, in the form of "walk" and "swim-with" seal programs. This article aimed to quantify the response of seals to commercial seal swim operations and guided walks; compare responses of seals ...

Author(s)
Boren, L. J.; Gemmell, N.; Barton, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2009, 5, 2/3, pp 187-199