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書名 Ecotourism's promise and peril : a biological evaluation / edited by Daniel T. Blumstein, Benjamin Geffroy, Diogo S. M. Samia, Eduardo Bessa
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017
國際標準書號 9783319583310 (electronic bk.)
9783319583303 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-58331-0 doi
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說明 1 online resource (xv, 185 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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附註 Introduction: Ecotourism's Promise and Peril -- Physiological and Behavioral Consequences of Human Visitation -- Ecological Consequences of Ecotourism for Wildlife Populations and Communities -- Transgenerational Consequences of Human Visitation -- Impacts of Fish Tourism -- Impacts of Marine Mammal Tourism -- Impacts of Terrestrial Animal Tourism -- Impacts of Penguin Tourism -- How Ecotourism Affects Human Communities -- Best Practices Towards Sustainable Ecotourism -- Creating a Research-based Agenda to Reduce Ecotourism Impacts on Wildlife
Intended as a guide for wildlife managers and ecotourism operators, as well as interested ecotourists, this book addresses the biological principles governing how ecotourism affects wildlife. The introductory chapters focus on four key responses to human visitation--behavioral, physiological, ecological, and evolutionary. Readers will discover ecotourism's effects on biodiversity in connection with various industries that are habitat or taxonomically specific: fish tourism (including both freshwater and marine), marine mammal tourism, the huge industry centered on terrestrial animals, and the well-studied industry of penguin tourism. Given that the costs and benefits of ecotourism cannot be meaningfully assessed without understanding the human context, particular attention is given to how ecotourism has been used as part of community development. In closing, the book synthesizes the current state of knowledge regarding best practices for reducing human impacts on wildlife. The final chapter highlights key research questions that must be addressed to provide more evidence-based guidelines and policy
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Ecotourism
Ecotourism -- Case studies
Ecotourism -- Environmental aspects
Ecotourism -- Research
Popular Science
Popular Life Sciences
Zoology
Tourism Management
Animal Welfare/Animal Ethics
Environmental Economics
Behavioral Sciences
Alt Author Blumstein, Daniel T., editor
Geffroy, Benjamin, editor
Samia, Diogo S. M., editor
Bessa, Eduardo, editor
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