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whale watch workshop in Dominica

Postby KarenS » Tue May 15, 2007 7:34 am

ROSEAU, Dominica: A new, five-day whale watch tour guide and naturalist training workshop, sponsored by IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare – and CARIBwhale, the association of Caribbean whale watch operators, begins Monday in Dominica.

“The main focus of the course is to provide participants with the skills necessary to safely and effectively conduct successful whale and dolphin watching excursions,” said Dr Joth Singh, Trinidad-born Director of Wildlife and Habitat Protection at IFAW.

“There is tremendous potential for growth in the whale watching industry in the Caribbean, as part of the global interest in eco-tourism. We are opening up opportunities not only to individuals currently involved in whale watch tour guiding but also to fishermen and to young people who could join the industry. The intent is to ensure that opportunities within the whale watching sector are broadened to create benefits for more people.”

The workshop, which runs from Monday May 14 through Friday May 18, was opened today by speakers from IFAW and CARIBwhale, with the keynote address provided by Ivor Nassief, Minister of Tourism and Private Sector, Dominica.

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