Assoc. Professor of Environmental Science, Murdoch University

Dr David Newsome is an Associate Professor in the School of Environmental Science at Murdoch University. His principal research interests are the biophysical impacts of recreation and tourism in protected areas and the development and management of geotourism. David’s research and teaching focus on the sustainable recreational use of landscapes, maintaining the integrity of peri-urban reserves and the assessment and management of tourism activity in protected areas. He has co-authored and edited 5 books in the areas of natural area tourism, wildlife tourism and geotourism and is a member of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and the Conservation Commission of Western Australia.

Experience

  • –present
    Assoc. Professor of Environmental Science, Murdoch University