Wildlife observation is an important part of ecotourism offerings in different parts of Europe and North America. Brown bear is among the most targeted species for this kind of activity. Scientific journal Biological Conservation recently published a review of the consequence brown bear viewing tourism generates. Guidelines for responsible use of the brown bear in tourism prepared within the LIFE DINALP BEAR project were highlighted in the review as an example of best practice.

Penteriani et al..: Consequences of brown bear viewing in tourism: A review