Living Planet: Humpback whales rebound in South Africa | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 28.05.2020
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Living Planet: Humpback whales rebound in South Africa

In the 1970s, hunting nearly drove whales like the humpback to extinction. But in 1985, a moratorium on commercial whaling gave humpbacks a chance. Their resurgence in South Africa is considered among the great species conservation success stories. Oceans now ring with the humpback’s iconic songs once again.

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