Principles and Policy Guidelines on whale watching

Publication - 1 July, 2001
Greenpeace believes that commercial whaling will always lead to over-exploitation. Moreover, whaling is a very narrow, short-sighted use ofwhales. There is a truly sustainable alternative – whale watching. Whenmanaged on sound ecological principles and designed to promoteeducational, scientific and conservation goals, as well as giving enjoyment to participants, it has the potential to become much more valuable to communities and countries than whaling could ever be.

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Num. pages: 13

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