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Nature-based Tourism and Conservation


  • Clem Tisdell
  • Clevo Wilson


Nature-based Tourism and Conservation unearths new or neglected principles relevant to tourism and recreational economics, environmental valuation and economic theory. Its three parts have chapters on nature-based tourism and its relationships to conservation including case studies dealing with the consequences of World Heritage listing of natural sites, Antarctic, subtropical and tropical national park-based tourism and an NGO’s conservation efforts modelled on ecotourism. The final part focuses on tourism utilizing particular wildlife, including sea turtles, whales, penguins, royal albatross, glow-worms and tree kangaroos.

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  • Clem Tisdell & Clevo Wilson, 2012. "Nature-based Tourism and Conservation," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 13773, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:13773

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    1. Tisdell, C., 1986. "Australia's Antarctic Policy Options - A Review Article," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 76-85.
    2. Clem Tisdell, 2007. "Knowledge and the valuation of public goods and experiential commodities: information provision and acquisition," Global Business and Economics Review, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 9(2/3), pages 170-182.
    3. Clem Tisdell, 1996. "Bounded Rationality and Economic Evolution," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 960, June.
    4. Wilson, Clevo Tis & Tisdell, Clem, 2004. "Attitudes to Entry Fees to National Parks: Results and Policy Implications from a Queensland Case Study," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 79-102, March.
    5. E. J. Mishan, 1967. "Pareto Optimality And The Law," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 19(3), pages 255-287.
    6. Clem Tisdell, 1999. "Biodiversity, Conservation and Sustainable Development," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 1408, June.
    7. Clem Tisdell & Clevo Wilson, 2005. "Perceived Impacts of Ecotourism on Environmental Learning and Conservation: Turtle Watching as a Case Study," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 7(3), pages 291-302, September.
    8. Tisdell, Clem & Wilson, Clevo & Swarna Nantha, Hemanath, 2008. "Contingent valuation as a dynamic process," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 37(4), pages 1443-1458, August.
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    Economics and Finance; Environment;

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    • Q5 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics


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