Cultural Attitudes to Whales in Tuvalu

Viliamo Iese, Research Fellow at the University of the South Pacific, discusses whale research and cultural attitudes to whales in Tuvalu.

Recorded in February 2008, as part of the Whales Tohorā exhibition. Whales Tohorā – find out more

Image: Pygmy Blue Whale, Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda, collected Sep 1994, Motutapu Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. Gift of the Department of Conservation (Auckland Conservancy), 1994. CC BY-NC-ND licence. Te Papa (MM002191)

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