Whale watching: the benefits

An information sheet on the benefits of whale watching.


Whale watching: the benefits

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Today, commercial whale watching is a well-established, rapidly expanding industry in many parts of the world.

It is worth over US$1 billion and attracts millions of tourists each year in over 90 countries and territories.

Many developing countries could boost their income from this sustainable type of eco-tourism.

Published 1 January 2008