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Cetacean Habitat
Title: Cetacean Habitat
Creator: WDCS = Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society <Chippenham, UK>
Abstract: Sponsored by WDCS, this site is dedicated to the conservation of the critical habitats of whales, dolphins and porpoises in national waters and on the high seas of the world ocean. You will find explanations of key marine protected area (MPA) terms such as critical habitat and ecosystem-based management; excerpts from Erich Hoyt’s book Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises; an interactive directory and poster-map of the more than 500 MPAs and sanctuaries for cetaceans, both proposed and existing; news about MPAs and interviews with cetacean experts, and a detailed resource section with links and downloads. [Information of the supplier]
Table of contents: Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society / WDCS / Conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises / marine protected areas / MPA / Cetacea / WDCS and critical habitat / Directory of Cetacean protected areas around the world / News and interviews / MPA abbreviations and acronyms / MPA Resources / Erich Hoyt
Subject: Rare and endangered animals (591.68);
Cetacea and Sirenia (599.5);
Conservation and protection (333.72)
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Spatial coverage: Oceans and Seas
Audience: Intermediate; Experts
Language: English
Format: website
Resource type: Non-governmental organisations;
Discipline based websites
Access: free
Metadata update date: 2007-09-12
Metadata provider: UBFfm
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