The Impact of Ecotourism Boats on the St Lawrence Beluga Whales

@article{Blane1994TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Ecotourism Boats on the St Lawrence Beluga Whales},
  author={Janice Blane and Reiner Jaakson},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  year={1994},
  volume={21},
  pages={267 - 269}
}
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