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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, Georgie; Woodland, Wendy; Hill, Jennifer

Authors

Georgie Gough

Jenny Hill Jennifer.Hill@uwe.ac.uk
Associate Professor in Teaching and Learning



Citation

Gough, G., Woodland, W., & 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), 75-85. https://doi.org/10.2167/joe166.0

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 7, 2007
Journal Journal of Ecotourism
Print ISSN 1472-4049
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 6
Issue 1
Pages 75-85
DOI https://doi.org/10.2167/joe166.0
Keywords tropical forests, biodiversity interpretation, visitor education, ecosystem conservation, sustainable tourism
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1030154
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.2167/joe166.0
Additional Information 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.