Issues involving wildlife tourism

Issues concerning Wildlife Tourism, some of which have been discussed at length in our various workshops, and conferences include:

  • Quokka, Rottnest Island. Photo Araucaria Ecoours

    The value of wildlife tourism to conservation, and how to enhance this

  • The value of wildlife tourism to local communities
  • Minimising negative effects of tourism on wildlife – disturbance of wildlife and their habitats etc.
  • Processes that threaten wildlife – habitat clearing, climate change, pollution etc.
  • Human-wildlife interactions
  • Dealing with human/wildlife conflicts
  • Tourists assisting with wildlife research and conservation
  • Welfare of animals in captivity
  • Quality of visitor education about wildlife
  • What kinds research are most needed?

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