[MARMAM] New publication: Global Best Practice Guidance for Responsible Whale and Dolphin Watching

Sophie Lewis sophie.lewis at worldcetaceanalliance.org
Fri Jul 13 07:12:05 PDT 2018

Dear MARMAM Colleagues,

The World Cetacean Alliance has just launched its new publication – *Global
Best-Practice Guidance for Responsible Whale and Dolphin Watching. *

This publication is free to download here:


This is a product of 18 months of research and stakeholder engagement, and
our colleagues from MARMAM were a huge help in this process so thank you to
all those involved.

The *Global Best-Practice Guidance *covers a wide range of topics*, *

- Guidelines for boat-based whale watching

- Guidelines for swimming with wild cetaceans

- Sustainability criteria for best-practice operators

- Best-practice for whale and dolphin watching

And is aimed at a variety of audiences including:

- Whale and dolphin watching companies

- Tour operators

- Government

- Whale watching guides

Please download the guide and share the news.

Best wishes,


*Sophie Lewis*
Responsible Whale Watching Project Manager

*World Cetacean Alliance*
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t: +44 (0) 1273 355011
e: sophie.lewis at worldcetaceanalliance.org

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