When Whales “Speak for Themselves”: Communication as a Mediating force in Wildlife Tourism

@article{Milstein2008WhenW,
  title={When Whales “Speak for Themselves”: Communication as a Mediating force in Wildlife Tourism},
  author={Tema Milstein},
  journal={Environmental Communication},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={173 - 192}
}
  • T. Milstein
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Art
  • Environmental Communication
The case study for this ethnographic investigation is communication within the highest concentration of whale watch operations in the world, located in transnational waters of the North Pacific. The author explores this Western cultural setting in an effort to expand upon the culturally and environmentally inclusive conceptual framework of communication as a mediating force of human–nature relations. The author finds that a range of study participants view communication as human–nature… 

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