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Azores: Reflecting Science and Knowledge in Legislation

Posted on Apr 15, 2016 in Responsible Whale Watching, Whale Heritage Sites

Azores: Reflecting Science and Knowledge in Legislation

On 13-14 April 2016, Cet Law traveled to Pico Island in the Azores, Portugal to present at and participate in their Second Responsible Whale Watching workshop.  Stakeholders including representatives from whale watching companies, universities, government, and the scientific community participated in the two-day workshop. Day 1 focused on how the Azores can move forward to […]

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World Cetacean Alliance Launches Whale Heritage Site Application

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 in Responsible Whale Watching, Whale Heritage Sites

World Cetacean Alliance Launches Whale Heritage Site Application

Today, the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) has launched the application process for Whale Heritage Sites.  A Whale Heritage Site (WHS) is an outstanding location where cetaceans (whales, dolphins, or porpoises) are embraced through the cultural, economic, social, and political lives of associated communities, and where people and cetaceans coexist in an authentic and respectful way. […]

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Azores Announces 2nd Responsible Whale Watching Workshop

Posted on Mar 25, 2016 in Responsible Whale Watching, Whale Heritage Sites

Azores Announces 2nd Responsible Whale Watching Workshop

Leading the way to make responsible whale watching part of the fabric of the Azores, the Azores Promotion Board, the Regional Directorate of Sea Affairs, and the World Cetacean Alliance have announced a second responsible whale watching workshop will take place on 13 and 14 April on Pico Island. This workshop is a follow up to […]

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