From Whale Hunting to Whale Watching in Tonga : A Sustainable Future ?

The Vava’u island group in the northern part of the Kingdom of Tonga in the South Pacific has a growing reputation as a whale-watching destination. The pro-whaling organisation, the World Council of Whalers, with some local people, has, however, been actively promoting a resumption of whaling in Tonga. This study assesses the attitudes and characteristicsof… CONTINUE READING