The value of conserving whales: the impacts of cetacean related tourism on the economy of rural West Scotland

The value of conserving whales: the impacts of cetacean related tourism on the economy of rural West Scotland

Primary Country: United Kingdom
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $92.50 / person / day: Expenditures per person day cetacean watching on the West Coast of Scotland
  2. $3 million / year: aggregate annual expenditures
Methodology: expenditure data
Region: Europe
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Parsons, E. Warburton, C.Woods-Ballard, A.Hughes, A.Johnston, P. “The value of conserving whales: the impacts of cetacean related tourism on the economy of rural West Scotland” Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 2003

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