In the U.S. there has been quite a lot of controversy over this topic. As
a result there has been a lot of information generated by government
agencies who have reviewed requests to set up human/dolphin interaction
projects. Your best bet is to first check the WhaleNet archives. Next I
would try the web sites for the national Marine Fisheries Service and the
U.S. Department of agriculture (APHIS- Animal Heal;th and Plant Inspection
Services) for some of the background they used to make their determinations...
At 12:21 PM 2/1/01 GMT, you wrote:
>I am a final year student doing a research project on human-dolphin
>interaction programmes, to identify whether or not dolphin
>behaviour is affected by these human interactions.
>I would be very grateful if you could refer me to anyone who has
>previously done anything like this, or could offer references as to
>whether dolphin behaviour is affected by these interaction
>programmes, as I need support for my results analysis.
>Please e-mail me at: email@example.com
>Thank you for your time.
>University of Manchester, England
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