Tourism Revenue as a Conservation Tool for Threatened Birds in Protected Areas

@inproceedings{Steven2013TourismRA,
  title={Tourism Revenue as a Conservation Tool for Threatened Birds in Protected Areas},
  author={Rochelle Steven and James Guy Castley and Ralf C Buckley},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Many bird populations worldwide are at risk of extinction, and rely heavily on protected area networks for their continued conservation. Tourism to these areas contributes to conservation by generating revenue for management. Here we quantify the contribution of tourism revenue for bird species in the IUCN Red List, using a simple accounting method. Relevant data are available for 90 (16%) of the 562 critically endangered and endangered species. Contributions of tourism to bird conservation are… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 16 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 50 references

A review of the impacts of nature based recreation on birds

  • R Steven, C Pickering, JG Castley
  • J Environ Manage
  • 2011
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Poor overlap between the distribution of protected areas and globally threatened birds in Africa

  • AE Beresford, GM Buchanan, PF Donald, SHM Butchart, LDC Fishpool
  • Animal Conservation
  • 2011
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Global gap analysis: Priority regions for expanding the global protected area

  • ASL Rodrigues, HR Akçakaya, SJ Andelman, MI Bakarr, L Boitani
  • network. BioScience
  • 2004
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Sustainable tourism in protected areas. Guidelines for planning and management. Gland: IUCN

  • PFJ Eagles, SF McCool, CD Haynes
  • 2002
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…