Big Blue Whales

Scientists head to southern Chile to study rare blue whales.

A Spectacular Seascape

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"If we don't control this area, the salmon industry will continue to grow here," said Cathy Plume of the World Wildlife Fund. "Fishing will continue to grow here and you won't have the whales coming in here anymore, they won't have their food stocks, they won't be bringing their young in. We've got to keep that happening and the way to do that is just to create a marine protected area that's multiple use — keep people happy, and keep the whales happy." (Jeffrey Kofman/ABC News)
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