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Ecotourism and Conservation: Two Cases from Brazil and Peru
This article evaluates two theories to explain the relationship between ecotourism and conservation. One posits that economic benefits must accrue to local communities for ecotourism to result inExpand
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A Population Accounting Approach to Assess Tourism Contributions to Conservation of IUCN-Redlisted Mammal Species
Over 1,000 mammal species are red-listed by IUCN, as Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable. Conservation of many threatened mammal species, even inside protected areas, depends on costlyExpand
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Ecotourism and Sea Turtle Harvesting in a Fishing Village of Bahia, Brazil
Many environmentalists believe ecotourism has the potential to generate net benefits for people and nature. For more than two decades, the Brazilian Sea Turtle Conservation Program (TAMAR) hasExpand
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For love or for money? Investigating the impact of an ecotourism programme on local residents' assigned values towards sea turtles
This study adopts an ‘assigned values’ conceptual model to explain the formation of values and behaviours related to sea turtles at an ecotourism project in Brazil. For over 25 years, the BrazilianExpand
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An exploration of a mini-guide programme: Training local children in sea turtle conservation and ecotourism in Brazil
This study explores the mini-guide programme delivered by the Brazilian Sea Turtle Conservation Program (Tartarugas Marinhas or TAMAR) in the fishing community of Praia do Forte, Bahia, Brazil.Expand
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Ecotourism as a conservation tool and its adoption by private protected areas in Brazil
Ecotourism in private reserves combines the establishment of protected areas with an incentive mechanism to conserve biodiversity. Brazil's private reserve system is well-established but little isExpand
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Conserving Brazil's Atlantic forests.
In their Report “Using ecological thresholds to evaluate the costs and benefits of set-asides in a biodiversity hotspot” (29 August, p. [1041][1]), C. Banks-Leite et al. calculate that Brazil couldExpand
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BOTO-VERMELHO (Inia geofrensis): ESPÉCIE BANDEIRA PARA PROMOÇÃO DO ECOTURISMO NA AMAZÔNIA CENTRAL, BRASIL
O ecoturismo é uma estratégia que integra conservação da natureza e desenvolvimento econômico, gerando benefícios para o ambiente e para comunidades locais. As principais formas de promover aExpand
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Domestic tourism and sustainability in an emerging economy: Brazil's littoral pleasure periphery
The littoral pleasure periphery (LPP) is a major and expanding spatial feature of Brazil that is dominated by almost 200 specialised coastal resorts, beachfront metropolises and beachfront cities. ItExpand
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Adaptive threat management framework: integrating people and turtles
In the 35 years since its inception, the Brazilian National Program for the Conservation of Marine Turtles (TAMAR) has had great success in protecting the five species of sea turtles that occur inExpand
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