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Animal: Dolphins


As another year of protecting the ocean through science and advocacy and inspiring environmental stewardship comes to a close, Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) takes a look back at some of 2022’s greatest accomplishments in our Research, Education and Conservation programs. Research Research activities conducted under appropriate research permits and following animal ethics approval. The drone … Continued

Fisheries Interactions More Threatening to Maui Nui Dolphins than Previously Thought

Researchers at Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF), a nonprofit organization protecting the ocean through science and advocacy since 1980, dove deep below the surface in a new study that could revolutionize how researchers evaluate the impact of fisheries interactions on dolphin populations. Using dorsal fin, mouth line and underwater body imagery, the latter a first of its kind … Continued


PWF-backed 50-yard approach limit resolution supported by Maui County Council!

Pacific Whale Foundation Loves Dolphins Too!

What a thrilling day out on the water during our Lanai Snorkel & Dolphin Watch Ecotour over the weekend; passengers and our special guest onboard, Dr. Cristina Castro, had the opportunity to see false killer whales! Cristina is Pacific Whale Foundation’s Research Director in Ecuador and was here joining our international team from Australia for … Continued

Research Team Launches Dolphin & Whale Tracker App

The Pacific Whale Foundation research team has been hard at work creating a new ‘Whale & Dolphin Tracker’ app that is now available for download on the App Store and Google Play. This free app allows members of the public from all over the world to participate in citizen science by recording sighting of marine … Continued