Reports published by ECCEA

Mammiferes Marins de la Caraibe - Caribbean Marine Mammals


Since 1994, as an alternative to whaling, observing whales in the wild has expanded world wide, offering interesting economic benefits to local populations. In order to preserve cetaceans a number of countries have developed action plans for the creation of marine protected areas (MPA's) and sanctuaries. Guidelines for this activity have been developed by most countries; these are based on the precautionary principle in order to ensure the tranquillity of the animals.

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