Close encounters of the sustainable kind: integrating human and animal behaviour to develop tourist viewing protocols

Abstract

Despite the benefits tourism may provide to conservation, irresponsible wildlife viewing practices may threaten the sustainability of both business and conservation initiatives. In north-west Namibia, one... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Jeff Muntifering (Minnesota Zoo)
  2. Wayne Linklater (Victoria University of Wellington)
  3. Robin Naidoo (World Wildlife Fund)
  4. Simson Uri-khob (Save the Rhino Trust)
  5. Pierre du Preez (Ministry of Environment and Tourism)
  6. Petrus Beytell (Ministry of Environment and Tourism)
  7. Andrew Knight (Imperial College of London)

Topic Areas

Topics: Wildlife, Tourism, and Recreation , Topics: Linking Science to Action , Topics: Policy and Legislation

Session

D3-2B » Wildlife, Tourism and Recreation (10:30 - Thursday, 11th January, Kuiseb 2)

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