A guide to ethical whale tourism in the 21st century

The more we learn about whales, the more fascinating and complex they appear to be. But what role does whale-watching play in their conservation? And what positive practices are destinations employing to protect these giants of the ocean?
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Seven ways to experience Nova Scotia, Canada's rugged eastern province

From driving along one of world’s most scenic highways to whale-watching, hiking between hemlocks or discovering quaint fishing villages, here’s what to do in this thrilling maritime province. 
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See Hundreds of Beluga Whales Gathering in the Arctic

Up to 800 beluga whales gathered together north of Baffin Island in Lancaster Sound, Canada. They migrate here to give birth and molt dead skin. They're called the "canaries of the sea" for the many high-pitched vocalizations they use to communicate. Lancaster Sound is Canada's largest marine protected area, and contains other wildlife such as polar bears and seals.

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