Public health policy should adopt a successful outdoor fitness model that gets urban mums off the couch and into nature, a new Griffith University study has found.
A cuddly animal, an adorable baby or an endearing gesture from a partner – whatever the cute level, it is usually met with a reaction of “aww”. Now a Griffith University researcher has given new meaning to the response, suggesting it should be a new emotion. Professor Ralf Buckley, of Griffith’s School of Environment, highlights […]
Ecotourism can provide the critical difference between survival and extinction for endangered animals, according to new research from Australia's Griffith University
Golden Lion Tamarins are endangered, occurring only in Brazil’s Atlantic Forests, which have been mostly cleared. However, many small patches of suitable tamarin habitat remain on privately owned land. In a paper co-authored by Professor Ralf Buckley, Griffith’s International Chair in Ecotourism Research in the School of Environment, and Dr Fernanda de Vasconcellos Pegas, from the […]
The School of Environment's Professor Ralf Buckley and Ms Cassie Wardle have been instrumental in the release of what may be the world's largest study of environmental and visitor management in any nation's parks system
For the past 7 years Professor Ralf Buckley has been involved in joint research projects with The Chinese Academy of Science, and he says more researchers should consider publishing in Chinese journals.
The term 'ecotourism' has been recognised for the first time by prestigious science publications.