DeFINitely Hot: New Guide on responsible Whale and Dolphin Watching, powered by World Cetacean Alliance!
After 18 months of hard work, World Cetacean Alliance just published their guide on sustainable whale and dolphin watching activities. Via online surveys, experts were asked to comment on issues in this sector, bringing all kinds of opinions of stakeholders togehther.
Apart from cetacean watching, this document also addresses swimming encounters with whales and dolphins, a fast growing sub-sector reflecting the demand for closer and personal experiences with charismatic mega fauna.
You can find the document of on the WCA website: http://worldcetaceanalliance.org/2018/07/12/whale-watching-guidelines-launch/
Before I'll disappear into the field, I'll write a brief review on the guide, so watch this space!