Money talks: Economic aspects of marine turtle use and conservation

Money talks: Economic aspects of marine turtle use and conservation

Primary Country: Barbados
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $108,000 : Revenues from the Barbados Sea Turtle Project enjoyed by dive operators, tour guides and local business owners
  2. $3,451 / year: Annual tourism impact of loggerhead turtle tourism in Cape Verde since 1998
Region: Americas
Data source: Consvalmap.org

Publication information

Troëng, S. Drews, C. “Money talks: Economic aspects of marine turtle use and conservation” WWF-International, 2004

Addtional Notes

13.1104

-59.6271

Economic Valuation Study

Tourism and Recreational Value

Multiple Ecosystems

Turtle tourism, started in 2003, is an "add-on" activity for tourists that has generated $108,000 to dive operators, tour guides, the Barbados Sea Turtle Project, and local business owners.

El turismo de tortugas, que comenzó en 2003, es una actividad extra para los turistas que ha generado $ 108.000 para los operadores de buceo, guías turísticos, el Proyecto de Tortugas Marinas de Barbados, y propietarios de negocios locales.

http://assets.panda.org/downloads/moneytalks.pdf

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