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Cover for Marine wildlife and tourism management: insights from the natural and social sciences.

This book seeks to underscore the need for scientific approaches to first understanding and then managing tourist interactions with marine wildlife. It draws upon the work of leading natural and social scientists whose work serves the interests of sustainable wildlife-based marine tourism. Thus...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Lück, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book
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Cover for Marine wildlife and tourism management: in search of scientific approaches to sustainability.

This paper discusses several aspects of marine wildlife management and tourism, with emphasis on employing scientific approaches to attain sustainability. The topics covered are marine diversity tourism, marine environments as a common pool resource, commercial whale watching, effects of tourists...

Author(s)
Higham, J. E. S.; Lück, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of human disturbance on penguins: the need for site- and species-specific visitor management guidelines.

A summary of the state of knowledge on how human disturbance affects penguins is provided. The full spectrum of human-related disturbance and where tourism fits in are reviewed. A general framework for understanding disturbance effects is given, and challenges inherent in studying such effects are...

Author(s)
Seddon, P. J.; Ellenberg, U.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of tourism on pinnipeds and implications for tourism management.

Focusing on pinniped tourism, this chapter provides some insights into visitor attitudes and expectations and the impacts of tourism at breeding and haul-out sites. The relative significance of boat-based, land-based and swim-with activities is also explored along with current views at how pinniped ...

Author(s)
Newsome, D.; Rodger, K.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding the impacts of noise on marine mammals.

This chapter overviews the influence of noise on marine mammals with reference to sounds that can be produced by tourism platforms. The potential impacts of noise pollution on these species are presented. The sources of noise from tourism platforms are discussed. Noise pollution is placed in an...

Author(s)
Lusseau, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Shooting fish in a barrel: tourists as easy targets.

This chapter describes some aspects of the relationship between wildlife, particularly yellow-eyed penguins (YEPs) (Megadyptes antipodes), and visitors at Sandfly Bay, Otago Peninsula, New Zealand. It is demonstrated that YEPs probably have always been, and still are, subjected to chronic and acute ...

Author(s)
Shelton, E. J.; McKinlay, B.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protecting the ocean by regulating whale watching: the sound of one hand clapping.

This chapter considers whale and dolphin watching from the perspective of whether marine wildlife tourism and marine conservation are antagonistic or complimentary concepts. The significance of legislation in mediating the relationship between the two is discussed.

Author(s)
Forestell, P. H.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing the whale- and dolphin-watching industry: time for a paradigm shift.

This chapter considers the need for a revised and more stringent approach to managing the whale- and dolphin-watching industry in view of the recent recognition of the extent of the impacts of this activity. The chapter first examines the economic value and growth of this industry, and legislation...

Author(s)
Constantine, R.; Bejder, L.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecological impacts and management of tourist engagements with cetaceans.

This chapter is primarily concerned with the environmental impacts of tourist engagements with whales and dolphins, the significance of those impacts, and the development of techniques aimed at managing this domain of human activity. This paper also seeks to demonstrate that understanding and...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Lusseau, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter

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