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Mexico's Whale Sactuary of El Vizcaino. ©UNESCO 2009
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Mexico's Whale Sactuary of El Vizcaino

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"In part, thanks to the El Vizcaino sanctuary, the gray whales are coming back".

The Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino in Mexico is a haven for Pacific gray whales. Every winter, the whales seek shelter here to calve after traveling down from the Bering Sea, past Alaska, along the west coasts of Canada and the USA.

The "Tides of Time" is an innovative multimedia campaign launched in 2008 by UNESCO, Jaeger-LeCoultre and the

International Herald Tribune. The campaign included nanosites featuring theses videos in the online version of the International Herald Tribune, won a Silver Award at the 2009 International Awards for Innovative Digital Marketing Solutions.

This short video is part of Tides of Time, 2009, an interactive DVD that features eight of UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world. (consult it here)

Place/Country: Mexico
Type: Documentary
Credits: Jaeger-LeCoultre, producer ; International Herald Tribune, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer.
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Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 219673

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