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Primate Tourism: A Tool for Conservation?

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Informationen zum Autor Anne E. Russon is a Professor of Psychology at Glendon College, York University, Toronto, Canada, whose re... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Anne E. Russon is a Professor of Psychology at Glendon College, York University, Toronto, Canada, whose research focuses on learning and intelligence in ex-captive Bornean orangutans. She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (Indonesia) and several orang-utan conservation agencies. She has edited two volumes for Cambridge University Press: with D. R. Begun, The Evolution of Thought: Evolution of Great Ape Intelligence (2004) and with K. Bard and S. Parker, Reaching into Thought: The Minds of the Great Apes (1996). Janette Wallis has published extensively on a wide range of issues in primatology, including conservation. Currently, she is the Editor of the African Conservation Telegraph, the newsletter of the Society for Conservation Biology-Africa Section and the Budongo Forest Research Station's newsletter. She is on the Board of Directors for the Society for Conservation Biology-Africa Section, and Vice President for Conservation for the International Primatological Society. Previously, she has served as the Series Editor of the American Society of Primatologists' Book Series. Klappentext This book considers primate tourism as a primate conservation tool, weighing its effects and developing informed guidelines for ongoing and future tourism ventures. Zusammenfassung Presenting assessments on the impact of tourism to primates, this book weighs its conservation costs and benefits, offering suggestions for improving its conservation benefits in view of the many primates facing extinction and tourism growth. Written for conservationists and scientists, it is also relevant to tourists and tourism professionals. Inhaltsverzeichnis List of contributors; Part I. Introduction: 1. Reconsidering primate tourism as a conservation tool: an introduction to the issues Anne E. Russon and Janette Wallis; Part II. Asian Primates: 2. Tourism, infant mortality and stress indicators among Tibetan macaques at Huangshan, China Carol M. Berman, Megan D. Matheson, Jin-Hua Li, Hideshi Ogawa and Consuel S. Ionica; 3. Provisioning and tourism in free-ranging Japanese macaques Hiroyuki Kurita; 4. Proboscis monkey tourism: can we make it 'ecotourism'? Heathor C. Leasor and Oliver J. Macgregor; 5. Orangutan tourism and conservation: 35 years' experience Anne E. Russon and Adi Susilo; 6. The impact of tourism on the behavior of rehabilitated orangutans (Pongo abelii) in Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Indonesia David F. Dellatore, Corri D. Waitt and Ivona Foitova; Part III. African Primates: 7. Lemurs and tourism in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar: economic boom and other consequences Patricia C. Wright, Benjamin Andriamihaja, Stephen J. King, Jenna Guerriero and Josephine Hubbard; 8. Some pathogenic consequences of tourism for nonhuman primates Robert M. Sapolsky; 9. Baboon ecotourism in the larger context Shirley C. Strum and Deborah L. Manzolillo Nightingale; 10. Mountain gorilla tourism as a conservation tool: have we tipped the balance? Michele L. Goldsmith; 11. Evaluating the effectiveness of chimpanzee tourism James S. Desmond and Jenny A. Z. Desmond; Part IV. Neotropical Primates: 12. The impact of tourist group size and frequency on neotropical primate behavior in Tambopata, Peru Chloe Hodgkinson, Christopher Kirkby and Eleanor J. Milner-Gulland; 13. Interactions between tourists and white-faced monkeys (Cebus capucinus) at Manuel Antonio National Park, Quepos, Costa Rica Laurie Kauffman; 14. Effects of tourism on Ecuadorian primates: is there a need for responsible primate tourism? Stella de la Torre; Part V. Broader Issues: 15. Economic aspects of primate tourism associated with primate conservation Glen T. Hvenegaard; 16. Considering risks of pathogen transmission associated with primate-based tourism Michael P. Muelhlenbein and Janette Wallis; 17. Guidelines for best practice...

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This book considers primate tourism as a primate conservation tool, weighing its effects and developing informed guidelines for ongoing and future tourism ventures.



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Presenting assessments on the impact of tourism to primates, this book weighs its conservation costs and benefits, offering suggestions for improving its conservation benefits in view of the many primates facing extinction and tourism growth. Written for conservationists and scientists, it is also relevant to tourists and tourism professionals.

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List of contributors; Part I. Introduction: 1. Reconsidering primate tourism as a conservation tool: an introduction to the issues Anne E. Russon and Janette Wallis; Part II. Asian Primates: 2. Tourism, infant mortality and stress indicators among Tibetan macaques at Huangshan, China Carol M. Berman, Megan D. Matheson, Jin-Hua Li, Hideshi Ogawa and Consuel S. Ionica; 3. Provisioning and tourism in free-ranging Japanese macaques Hiroyuki Kurita; 4. Proboscis monkey tourism: can we make it 'ecotourism'? Heathor C. Leasor and Oliver J. Macgregor; 5. Orangutan tourism and conservation: 35 years' experience Anne E. Russon and Adi Susilo; 6. The impact of tourism on the behavior of rehabilitated orangutans (Pongo abelii) in Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Indonesia David F. Dellatore, Corri D. Waitt and Ivona Foitova; Part III. African Primates: 7. Lemurs and tourism in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar: economic boom and other consequences Patricia C. Wright, Benjamin Andriamihaja, Stephen J. King, Jenna Guerriero and Josephine Hubbard; 8. Some pathogenic consequences of tourism for nonhuman primates Robert M. Sapolsky; 9. Baboon ecotourism in the larger context Shirley C. Strum and Deborah L. Manzolillo Nightingale; 10. Mountain gorilla tourism as a conservation tool: have we tipped the balance? Michele L. Goldsmith; 11. Evaluating the effectiveness of chimpanzee tourism James S. Desmond and Jenny A. Z. Desmond; Part IV. Neotropical Primates: 12. The impact of tourist group size and frequency on neotropical primate behavior in Tambopata, Peru Chloe Hodgkinson, Christopher Kirkby and Eleanor J. Milner-Gulland; 13. Interactions between tourists and white-faced monkeys (Cebus capucinus) at Manuel Antonio National Park, Quepos, Costa Rica Laurie Kauffman; 14. Effects of tourism on Ecuadorian primates: is there a need for responsible primate tourism? Stella de la Torre; Part V. Broader Issues: 15. Economic aspects of primate tourism associated with primate conservation Glen T. Hvenegaard; 16. Considering risks of pathogen transmission associated with primate-based tourism Michael P. Muelhlenbein and Janette Wallis; 17. Guidelines for best practice in great ape tourism Elizabeth A. Williamson and Elizabeth J. Macfie; Part VI. Conclusion: 18. Primate tourism as a conservation tool: a review of the evidence, implications, and recommendations Anne E. Russon and Janette Wallis; Index.

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Titre: Primate Tourism: A Tool for Conservation?
Sous-titre: A Tool for Conservation?
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Code EAN: 9781107018129
ISBN: 978-1-107-01812-9
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Branches
nombre de pages: 350
Poids: 839g
Taille: H246mm x B170mm x T20mm
Année: 2014
Auflage: New

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