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What we are doing for sustainable cetacean tourism

Latest news from the WCA

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Why is wild cetacean tourism important?

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$ 2 billion dollar industry

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13 million tourists every year

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Activities in 119 countries & territories

Being a member of the WCA has promoted positive changes within the local whale-watching industry - Jared Towers, North Island Marine Mammal Stewardship Association
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Enhances the wellbeing of local communities

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Provides opportunities for long-term

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Educate and inspire tourists and local

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what we do

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Developing guidelines & accreditation

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Training

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Providing advice & expertise

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Sea Sanctuaries advisory

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How we work

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WCA Partners leading the way

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Sharing best-practice

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Connecting Partners across the world

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