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We characterized activity patterns of large cruise ships in Southeast Alaska, where there is considerable overlap with aggregations of endangered humpback whales and where lethal ship-whale collisions have been reported. Using Automatic Identification System (AIS) data from 451 voyages representing ...

Author(s)
Webb, K. R.; Gende, S. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2015, 43, 1, pp 67-83
Abstract

Radical theories from political economy assert that capitalism is founded on the creation and appropriation of surplus value through exploiting human labor and nature. Such exploitative social and social-ecological relations are generally understood as contradictory to Indigenous worldviews, which...

Author(s)
Hillmer-Pegram, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1194-1210
Abstract

Whale-watching research encompasses a wide variety of disciplines and fields of study, including monitoring the biological impacts of whale-watching activities on cetaceans and assessments of the effectiveness of whale-watching management and regulations, to the sociological and economic aspects of ...

Author(s)
Scarpaci, C.; Parsons, E. C. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2012, 8, 4, pp 207-217
Abstract

This paper explores whaling and whale watching to determine the viability of their divergent practices - and explains why they coexist in some cases. Whale watching is often viewed as an ecotourism product and presented as an activity that is fast growing, holds potential for local regeneration,...

Author(s)
Cunningham, P. A.; Huijbens, E. H.; Wearing, S. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 1, pp 143-161
Abstract

The exceptional growth of whalewatching in Baja California Sur (BCS) and other parts of Mexico during the last 10 years motivated the design and implementation of a Mexican whalewatching law based on experiences in BCS. However, recent research in the Ensenada whalewatching area confirms that this...

Author(s)
Heckel, G.; Espejel, I.; Fischer, D. W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Coastal Management, 2003, 31, 3, pp 277-296
Abstract

12 whale-watch cruises at Tangalooma, Australia were surveyed and 704 questionnaires analysed to determine the influences over whale watchers' enjoyment. Results showed the number of whales and their behaviour, numbers of fellow passengers, cruise duration, boat construction and sea-sickness...

Author(s)
Orams, M. B.
Citation
Tourism Management, 2000, 21, 6, pp 561-569

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