Publications: Mark Orams

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Book Chapters


Orams, M.B. and Forestell, P.H. 1995 From whale harvesting to whale watching: Tangalooma 30 years on. Recent Advances in Marine Science and Technology ‘94. O. Bellwood, H. Choat and N. Saxena (eds), 667-673. James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, Queensland.


Orams, M.B. and Deakin, R.B. 1997 Report on the healing of a large wound in a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Marine Mammal Research in the Southern Hemisphere Volume 1: Status, Ecology and Medicine. M. Hindell and C. Kemper (eds), 170-173. Surrey, Beatty and Sons, Chipping, Norton.


Orams, M.B. 1997. Wild dolphin based tourism: Minimizing the risks and maximizing the benefits. In Recent Advances in Marine Science and Technology, 96. Saxena, N.K. (ed), 477-489. Pacific Congress on Marine Science and Technology, Honolulu, Hawaii.


Orams, M.B. 2001 Types of ecotourism. In The Encyclopedia of Ecotourism. Weaver, D. (ed), 23-36. CAB
International Oxon, U.K


Orams, M.B. 2003 Wild dolphins, people and food. In Between Species. Celebrating the Dolphin – Human Bond. Frohoff, T. and Peterson, B. (eds), 341-344. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco.


Orams, M.B. 2004 Use of the sea for recreation and tourism. A management challenge for the 21st century. In The Oceans: Key Issues in Marine Affairs. Smith, H.D. (ed), 161-173. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.


Orams, M.B. 2004 The America’s Cup as a case study of sport tourism. In Sport Tourism Development. Hinch, T. and Highman, J. (eds), 136-138. Channel View Publications, Clevedon, England.


Orams, M.B. 2005 Dolphins, whales and ecotourism in New Zealand: What are the impacts and how should the industry be managed? In Nature-based Tourism in Peripheral Areas: Development or Disaster? Hall, C.M. and Boyd, S. (eds), 231-245. Channel View Publications, Clevedon, England.


Orams, M.B. 2005 Sport tourism and resource impacts. In Sports Tourism Destinations. Issues, Opportunites and Analysis. Higham, J. (ed), 248-259. Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.


Orams, M.B. and Taylor, A. 2005 Making ecotourism work: An assessment of the value of an environmental education programme on a marine mammal Tour in New Zealand. In Taking Tourism to the Limits: Issues, Concepts and ManagerialPerspectives - Advances in Tourism Research. Ryan, C., Page, S.J. and Aicken, M. (eds), pp 83-98. Elsevier Science, Oxford, United Kingdom.


Papers in Refereed Journals


Orams, M.B. 1994 Tourism and marine wildlife: The wild dolphins of Tangalooma, Australia, Anthrozoos VII(3): 195-201


Orams, M.B. 1995 Towards a more desirable form of ecotourism. Tourism Management 16(1): 3-8.


Orams, M.B. 1995 Development and management of a wild dolphin feeding programme at Tangalooma, Australia. Aquatic Mammals 21(2): 39-51.


Orams, M.B. 1996 An interpretation model for managing marine wildlife - tourist interaction. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 4(2): 81-95.


Orams, M.B., Hill, G.J.E. and Baglioni, A.J. 1996 “Pushy” behaviour in a wild dolphin feeding program at Tangalooma, Australia. Marine Mammal Science 12(1): 107-117.


Orams, M.B. 1997 Historical accounts of human - dolphin interaction and recent developments in wild dolphin based tourism in Australasia. Tourism Management, 18(5): 317-326.


Orams, M.B. 1997 The effectiveness of environmental education: Can we turn tourists into “greenies”? Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Management, 3(4): 295-306.


Orams, M.B. and Scheutze, C. 1998 Seasonal and age related occurrence of a barnacle (Xenobalanus globicipitis) on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Marine Mammal Science, 14(1): 186-189.


Orams, M.B. 2000 Tourists getting close to whales, is it what whale watching is all about?
Tourism Management 21(5): 561-569.


Orams, M.B. and Page, S.J. 2000 Designing self-reply questionnaires to survey tourists: Issues and guidelines for researchers. Anatolia – International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research 11(2), 125-140.


Orams, M.B. 2001 From whale hunting to whale watching in Tonga: A sustainable future? Journal of Sustainable Tourism 9(2): 128-146.


Orams, M.B. 2002 Marine ecotourism as a potential agent for sustainable development in Kaikoura, New Zealand. International Journal of Sustainable Development 5(3/4): 338-352.


Orams, M.B. 2002 Feeding wildlife as a tourism attraction: Issues and impacts. Tourism Management, 23(3): 281-293.


Orams, M.B. 2002 Humpback whales in Tonga: An economic resource for tourism. Coastal Management 30, 361-380.


Neumann, D.R., Russell, K., Orams, M.B., Baker, C.S. and Duignan, P. 2002 A new method for identifying mature male short-beaked common dolphins at sea, based on the presence of a postanal hump. Aquatic Mammals 28(3): 181-187.


Neumann, D.R., Leitenberger, A. and Orams, M.B. 2002 Photo-identification of short-beaked common dolphins along the north-east coast of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 593-604.


Orams, M.B. 2003 Beaches as a tourism attraction: A management challenge for the 21st century. Journal of Coastal Research (special issue) 35: 74-84.


Neumann, D.R. and Orams, M.B. 2005 Behaviour and ecology of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) and the impact of tourism in Mercury Bay, North Island, New Zealand. Science for Conservation 254. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 40 p.


Neumann, D.R. and Orams, M.B. 2006 Impacts of ecotourism on short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) in Mercury Bay, New Zealand. Aquatic Mammals 32(1): 1-9.


Stockin, K.A., Law, R.J., Duignan, P.J., Jones, G.W., Porter, L., Mirimin, L., Meynier, L. and Orams, M.B. 2007 Trace elements, PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in New Zealand common dolphins (Delphinus sp.). Science of the Total Environment: 333-345.


Stockin, K.A., Lusseau, D., Binedell, V., Wiseman, N.J. and Orams M.B. 2008 Tourism affects the behaviour budget of common dolphins (Delphinus sp.) in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. Marine Ecology Progress Series 355: 287-295.


Refereed Conferenc Papers


Martinez, E. and Orams, M.B. 2009 ‘Kia angi puku to hoe I te wai’. Ocean noise and tourism. Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Coastal and Marine Tourism, CD – ROM. 23-26 June. Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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