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Tourism is least of cetaceans' problems
Frink, D. (2014). Tourism is least of cetaceans' problems. Nature (Lond.) 514(7522): 305. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/514305c
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
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  • Frink, D.

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    Ecotourism boats could indeed be harming dolphins and whales, for example by interrupting their foraging behaviour (see Nature 512, 358; 2014). But many whale-watchers do right by the animals and follow good practice. The major threats to cetaceans are still hunting, fishing, military sonar, undersea explosives and pollution.

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