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New Publication

'#Wildlifeselfies: insights into the ocular consumption of marine wildlife' now published in Tourism Recreation Research.

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New Publication

'The relevance of skilled in-water guides in swim-with wildlife tours' now published in Tourism in Marine Environments

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New Publication

'#Bucketlist: exploring the motivations of tourists to swim with humpback whales in Niue' now published in Journal of Qualitative Research in Tourism

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Ask a Scientist: How sustainable are in-water interactions?

Swim or no swim? Latest research may want you to reconsider and stay on the boat...

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Kiwis to the rescue: The orca bub of Porirua

An orca bub gets stranded and loses its family pod. Will there be a Happy End?

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Ask a Scientist: Could I get swallowed by a whale?

A man finds himself in a whale's jaw. Once a year or so, someone gets incredibly unlucky. Could you be next?

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DeFINitely Hot: Was Freddie the Seal's fate preventable?

A local seal was attacked by a dog - unfortunately, this is no isolated case. Was it preventable though?

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DeFINitely Hot: Dangerous waters? On the fatal shark incident off Waihi, New Zealand

After eight years, New Zealand has seen another tragic shark incident. Why we mustn't lose our minds.

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Enjoy Summer around Wildlife

Summer is here in the Southern Hemisphere and more people than ever flock to the water - as beachgoers, swimmers, paddleboarders or handlers of motorised vessels. A new, exciting infographic will provide you with some basics on how to have memorable but ethical encounters with marine life.

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