Wildlife Tourismby David Newsome, Ross K. Dowling, Susan A. Moore
Focusing on the sustainable viewing of wild animals in the wild, the text serves as an overview of wildlife tourism as a venture with the twin goals of conservation and tourism development. It covers both ecology and impacts and also practical aspects of managing natural- area tourism and advances adaptive management techniques as a key platform. Of interest to students in university and training programs in disciplines including tourism, environmental science, geography, planning, and regional studies; tourism industry professionals; planners and managers in natural-area management; and government agencies. The authors are two environmental scientists and a tourism expert based at universities in Western Australia. The volume is distributed in the US by UTP Distribution. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Meet the Author
David Newsome is a senior lecturer in the School of Environmental Science at Murdoch University, Western Australia. His research interests include wildlife tourism, ecotourism and geo-tourism. He is regarded as one of the world's leading researchers in recreation ecology.
Ross Dowling is the foundation professor and head of tourism at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. His research expertise includes wildlife tourism, ecotourism, cruise ship tourism and geo-tourism. He has published numerous books and journal articles in these areas.
Susan Moore is a senior lecturer in the School of Environmental Science at Murdoch university, Western Australia. Her related research interests include wildlife tourism and natural area tourism with a particular focus on social perceptions of impacts and performance reporting. She has over 100 publications, including books, journal articles and reports.
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