A Livelihood from Whales – Without Hunting

Inter Press Service: If you want to observe the charismatic southern right whale (Eubalaena australis), the most popular place to do so is off Argentina's Valdés Peninsula, an enclave on the Atlantic coast that relies on tourist dollars -- and therefore opposes whale hunting. From May to December, about a thousand of these whales gather in the Argentine waters to reproduce. Located in the southern province of Chubut, the peninsula is a protected natural area and, in 1999, UNESCO (United Nations ......

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