MMS 54: The South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary, The IWC And Whale Conservation
This week’s guest is Jose Palazzo, a wildlife conservation manager at the Brazilian Humpback Whale Institute (https://josetruda.wordpress.com). Jose talks about whale conservation, and especially the proposed South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary. A Commissioner for the International Whaling Commission, Jose goes over the history of the International Whaling Commission, what it is like being a Commissioner, and how the IWC has evolved. He also talks about why science communication is so important for whale conservation, and the vital importance of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) for whales.
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