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The viability of wildlife enterprises in remote Indigenous communities of Australia: a case study

Fordham, Adrian; Fogarty, William; Fordham, Damien


Sustainable wildlife enterprises developed for commercial purposes are a potential source of economic and socio-cultural benefit for Indigenous people living in remote locations in Australia. This paper examines the viability of a wildlife enterprise in Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) that harvests three animal species for commercial sale: saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus), northern long-necked turtles (Chelodina rugosa) and tarantula spiders (Selenotholus sp.). Whilst the crocodile...[Show more]

CollectionsANU National Centre for Indigenous Studies (NCIS)
Date published: 2010-02
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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