publication . Article . Preprint . 2008

Public attitudes to the use of wildlife by Aboriginal Australians: marketing of wildlife and its conservation

Clement A. Tisdell; Hemanath Swarna Nantha;
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  • Published: 17 Feb 2008 Journal: International Journal of Green Economics, volume 2, page 108 (issn: 1744-9928, eissn: 1744-9936, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
Abstract
Indigenous Australians have socioeconomic attributes similar to those of residents in some developing countries. Their utilisation of wildlife could add to their economic opportunities. Attitudes of a sample of the Australian public towards the subsistence use of wildlife by Indigenous Australians and whether or not they should be allowed to sell wildlife and wildlife products are examined. Allowing such possibilities could provide economic incentives for nature conservation among local people. We explore whether those sampled believe that Indigenous Australians should do more than other groups and institutions to conserve Australia's tropical species, and wheth...
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free text keywords: General Economics, Econometrics and Finance, Australia, Australian Aborigines, indigenous rights, public attitudes to conservation, subsistence rights, sustainable use, resource management, wildlife conservation, Environmental Economics and Policy, Institutional and Behavioral Economics,, Incentive, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Indigenous, Wildlife, Natural resource, Socioeconomics, Wildlife conservation, Geography, Subsistence agriculture, Endangered species, Indigenous rights
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