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