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Duck Hunting and Wetland Conservation: Compromise or Synergy

Bennett, Jeffrey; Whitten, Stuart M


Duck hunting is an issue - often controversial - that generates both benefits and costs to society. Hunters enjoy benefits from engaging in their sport, while those who have ethical concerns regarding the shooting of ducks endure costs. Some in the community fear that duck hunting puts pressure on the continued ecological viability of the hunted species, while others argue that the demand for hunting provides sufficient economic incentive for wetland conservation. Whether society as a whole...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7976.2003.tb00171.x


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