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Geoff Manchester

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  1. Geoff Manchester added a comment on Is the BIG PICTURE of animal welfare influencing travelers? What else can be done?
    @thetravelword @vickysmith @Intrepid_Travel 's starting point (in the case of elephants) was research undertaken by WAP @MoveTheWorld conclusively showing there was a major issue in the treatment…
  2. Geoff Manchester added a comment on Is the BIG PICTURE of animal welfare influencing travelers? What else can be done?
    @hitriddle I believe we are not fighting a losing battle, but that we are just a small part of the battle. In tourism it seems the adventure travel companies are always at the forefront of change, eve…
  3. Geoff Manchester added a comment on Is the BIG PICTURE of animal welfare influencing travelers? What else can be done?
    To reduce the use of animals in tourism we do need to work on supply as well as demand. Although it seems very hard to make an impact, everything makes a difference. @worldanimalprotection has been su…
  4. Geoff Manchester added a comment on Is the BIG PICTURE of animal welfare influencing travelers? What else can be done?
    Apologies for missing the discussion of question 1. For Q2, the long term goal should be that animals remain in the wild. Zoos and animal sanctuaries will always exist, but they should diminish in num…
  5. Geoff Manchester added a comment on Elephants in tourism: a good example and role model for the industry?
    Intrepid's decision to cease elephant riding came as a result of research we sponsored with World Animal protection. We found that there are very few establishments in Thailand that treat elephants in…