publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2005

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

Tisdell, Clement A.; Swarna Nantha, Hemanath; Tisdell, Clement A.; Swarna Nantha, Hemanath;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2005 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: 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,, General Economics, Econometrics and Finance, Subsistence agriculture, Endangered species, Economics, Natural resource, Indigenous, Incentive, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Indigenous rights, Wildlife, Wildlife conservation, Environmental Economics and Policy, Institutional and Behavioral Economics, Australia, Australian Aborigines, public attitudes to conservation, subsistence rights, sustainable use, resource management
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publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2005

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

Tisdell, Clement A.; Swarna Nantha, Hemanath; Tisdell, Clement A.; Swarna Nantha, Hemanath;