Conservation experts oppose whale shark tourism project

Matuga MP Hassan Mwanyoha (centre) has opposed a whale shark tourism and conservation project expected to bring fortune to the South Coast in Kwale County. Photo/FILE

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  • East African Wildlife Trust director Volker Bassen said the project was a vision 2030 private-public initiative similar to one in Japan, where some three million tourists visit whale shark sanctuaries yearly.

A whale shark tourism and conservation project expected to bring fortune to the South Coast in Kwale County is facing opposition from conservationists.

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