Unusual alliance in Sri Lanka forged to save blue whales

ABC News | 11/6/2007 | Staff
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When the feeding grounds of blue whales overlap with busy shipping lanes, it's often bad news for the endangered marine mammals.

In Sri Lanka, however, an unusual alliance has been forged: conservationists and shipping companies have aligned in a bid to move the traffic lane about 28 kilometers (17 miles) away to help avoid collisions between whales and freighters. The only holdout is...
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