Lecturer, School of Environmental Science at Murdoch University
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Dr Kate Rodger is a lecturer in the School of Environmental Science at Murdoch University. Kate has extensive experience in collaborating closely with the protected area agencies working to conserve our natural environment. Her research areas include the sustainability of wildlife tourism, and using visitor data more effectively to manage protected areas. Her research has been published in leading international journals such as Society and Natural Resources, Journal of Sustainable Tourism and Annals of Tourism Research. Current research interests include human-wildlife interactions in the marine and terrestrial environment, identifying and minimizing visitor impacts on the environment through visitor management techniques in protected areas, improving links between science and policy, and integrating ecological and social sciences in nature conservation.