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Are Chinese nationals' attitudes to wildlife tourist attractions different from those of other nationalities?

Abstract:

Many wildlife tourist attractions (WTAs) have negative impacts on animal welfare and species conservation. In the absence of regulation, raising standards requires tourists to create market pressure by choosing to attend WTAs with benefits for wildlife. We surveyed respondents from five countries – China, Australia, Canada, UK and USA – to quantify how attitudes to captive animals, and towards WTAs’ outputs and standards, may vary with nationality. Our aim was to provide a firm basis for beha...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Sustainable Tourism Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
1
Pages:
12-33
Publication date:
2019-01-14
Acceptance date:
2018-09-30
DOI:
EISSN:
1747-7646
ISSN:
0966-9582
Pubs id:
pubs:924308
UUID:
uuid:ef97c87e-7f1a-4093-95c2-568a28b93f36
Source identifiers:
924308
Local pid:
pubs:924308

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