Can visitor satisfaction and knowledge about tropical rain forests be enhanced through biodiversity interpretation and does this promote a positive attitude towards ecosystem conservation?

Gough, G., Woodland, W. and Hill, J. (2007) Can visitor satisfaction and knowledge about tropical rain forests be enhanced through biodiversity interpretation and does this promote a positive attitude towards ecosystem conservation? Journal of Ecotourism, 6 (1). pp. 75-85. ISSN 14724049

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2167/joe166.0


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Equal co-author. This paper is the outcome of a project undertaken in the tropical rainforest of Queensland, Australia. A series of interpretive sheets were designed by Woodland and Hill and tested for their effectiveness in knowledge retention and understanding in the field using visitors to a rainforest tourist resort.
Uncontrolled Keywords:tropical forests, biodiversity interpretation, visitor education, ecosystem conservation, sustainable tourism
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Environment and Technology
ID Code:6223
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Deposited On:22 Jan 2010 15:11
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