Swimming with whales disturbing natural behaviour

Uesia 'e he kau folau 'eve'eva mamata tofua'a e nonga mo e tokanga 'a e fa'ee'i tofua'a' ki honau 'uhiki' fakatatau 'eni ki ha fakatotolo fakaako mei Nu'u Sila.

By Radio New Zealand Swimming with the whales tourism in northern Tonga is disturbing the natural behaviour of nursing Humpbacks who are there to give birth, bond and nurse. New research from New Zealand’s AUT University shows tourism intensification is forcing mothers away from their calves as they dive to avoid tour boats.  They’re also…


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