Thursday, September 16, 2010

Best Practices for Great Ape Tourism -- IUCN publication

This Occasional Paper of the IUCN Species Survival Commission (No. 38) finds that tourism is often proposed as a remedy for the survival of endangered species. However, if sound conservation methods are not in place economic factors will prevail that may put species at risk. This document describes the "best practices" to be used in any sound great ape conservation plan.

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