[Prepared by Kim Smith, REM Graduate Student]
- This first gateway site: http://whale.wheelock.edu/ is the home page
of WhaleNet, a part of EnviroNet, an interdisciplinary program
that aims to enhance science education and environmental awareness.
This site is of particular interest to those interested in marine
- The second gateway site: http://www.awrta.org/
The Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association provides
useful links to other wildlife and ecotourism related websites
such as:the World Travel and Tourism Council and the Ecotourism
Society. This site also provides the Proceedings of the 1998
Ecotourism in Alaska Conference at Alaska Pacific University.
- The third gateway site: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~leung/nrrips.html
The Natural Resources Research Information Pages is designed as
an Internet resource guide for natural resource students, researchers
- The High North Alliance www.highnorth.no/default.htm
is a Norwegian organization that has an interest in protecting
the rights of whalers, sealers and fisherman who harvest renewable
resources in accordance with the principles of sustainable management.
The site provides a library of articles on ethics, whale behaviour
and whale/seal watching.
- This web site: http://www.physics.helsinki.fi/whale/
provides background and statistical information on global whale-watching
and links to whale-watching sites from many countries around the
- Eco Travel in Latin America http://www.txinfinet.com/mader/ecotravel/ecotravel.html
is a website created as an outgrowth of the quarterly newsletter
El Planeta Platica/The Earth Speaks. This website archives information
about environmental issues and travel in the Americas and focuses
on promoting ecotourism. Information on this website includes
ecotourism polls and surveys, conferences and congresses, and