Promote careful bat-related eco-tourism to improve behaviour towards bats
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Eco-tourism may help to promote bat conservation and raise funds for conservation and research. However, it requires careful implementation as large-scale or unregulated eco-tourism can cause considerable disturbance to bats (e.g. Biswas et al 2011).
Biswas, J., Shrotriya, S., Rajput, J. & Sasmal, S. (2011) Impacts of ecotourism on bat habitats in caves of Kanger Valley National Park, India. Research Journal of Environmental Sciences, 5, 752–762.