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Tanzania' s wildlife protection is closely integrated with the tourism industry, and the active development of eco-tourism focusing on sightseeing, hunting and nature experience is an effective way to protect wildlife while creating considerable income for the government and local communities. This ...

Author(s)
Zhang Han; Su KaiWen; Ma Li; Wen YaLi
Publisher
Research Institute of Forestry Policy and Information, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, China
Citation
World Forestry Research, 2022, 35, 2, pp 94-99
Abstract

The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail (PNNST) extends 1200 miles across three states, seven national forests, six wilderness areas, three national parks, and multiple mountain ranges. This region hosts an array of wildlife and landscape features that draw day-users, backpackers, and an...

Author(s)
Thomsen, J. M.; Metcalf, E. C.; Coe, K.; Ocañas, A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2022, 39,
Abstract

Wildlife tourism benefits regional economies and biodiversity conservation, yet visitor numbers remain below capacity in many wildlife destinations. With an aging population and increasing pressure on the natural environment, the need to attract a younger generation (Millennials) to nature and...

Author(s)
Douglas, A.; Mostert, P.; Slabbert, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2022, 64, 4, pp 487-507
Abstract

Recreational activities may have negative effects on wildlife, but there are very few studies specifically on the effects of free-flight activities (i.e., hang-gliders, paragliders and their powered derivatives) on wildlife. We review the existing scientific studies on this issue in order to...

Author(s)
Tobajas, J.; Guil, F.; Margalida, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 2022, 49, 1, pp 8-16
Abstract

Capturing images has long been recognized as influential in wildlife tourism experiences. With the ubiquity of Web 2.0 in people's everyday lives, images can now be shared instantaneously via social media platforms. The quest for 'photo-trophies' that can be liked, shared and reproduced may...

Author(s)
Pagel, C. D.; Orams, M. B.; Lück, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2021, 24, 16, pp 2312-2324
Abstract

Shifting social and ecological contexts for conservation in North America have highlighted that wildlife agencies must engage with broad constituencies to achieve their missions. Responding to limitations in practitioner capacity to find, understand, and plan for engagement with a broader array of...

Author(s)
Tsang, E. M.; Barnes, J. C.; Dayer, A. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2021, 34, 8, pp 1133-1146
Abstract

Revealing the emotional connection between humans and wildlife is an important aspect in understanding the complex natural and social ecosystems. Wildlife tourism is booming around the world, and non-consumptive wildlife tourism is considered to promote biodiversity conservation, increase community ...

Author(s)
Cong Li; He JiHong
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2020, 35, 2, pp 53-64
Abstract

Successful conservation efforts have led to recent increases of large mammals such as European bison Bison bonasus, moose Alces alces and grey wolf Canis lupus and their return to former habitats in central Europe. While embraced by some, the recovery of these species is a controversial topic and...

Author(s)
Ostermann-Miyashita, E. F.; König, H. J.; Pernat, N.; Bellingrath-Kimura, S. D.; Hibler, S.; Kiffner, C.
Publisher
British Ecological Society, London, UK
Citation
People and Nature, 2022, 4, 5, pp 1201-1215
Abstract

Public interest in nature-based recreation is growing, including visitation to protected areas. However, the level of recreation in these areas that causes detectable changes in wildlife behaviour remains unknown, and many studies that investigate wildlife responses to humans do so in...

Author(s)
Sytsma, M. L. T.; Lewis, T.; Gardner, B.; Prugh, L. R.
Publisher
British Ecological Society, London, UK
Citation
People and Nature, 2022, 4, 6, pp 1547-1559
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Wildlife-related tourism is an important economic contributor to wildlife management in developed countries. A significant portion of wildlife-related revenues is spent on conservation studies. In this study, we evaluated Turkey's hunting tourism statistics between 2000-2018, the number of visitors ...

Author(s)
Sarı, A.; Arpac\dotless I\k, A.
Publisher
Abant Izzet Baysal Üniversitesi, Bolu, Turkey
Citation
Uluslararasi Tarim ve Yaban Hayati Bilimleri Dergisi, 2020, 6, 2, pp 355-364

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