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CELEBRATING SUSTAINABILITY

Alicia Wood
11/14/22

Tis the season! From the traditional onslaught of holiday-themed commercials (which seem to start earlier each year) to party planning and gift lists, we’re collectively gearing up for a celebratory couple of months — and a huge uptick in unnecessary...

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HAVE A SPOOKY, SUSTAINABLE HALLOWEEN

Mona de Crinis
10/11/22

It’s October. Pumpkin patches predominate, long-sleeves supplant tanks and T’s, and creative juices flow in anticipation of month’s end festivities. As the unofficial harbinger of the holidays, Halloween ushers in the season with 24 hours of playful mayhem, fabricated fear...

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KEEPING IT CLEAN

Mona de Crinis
09/16/22

On September 17, as the world celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day, we reflect on past successes and current challenges in the fight against marine plastic pollution —  one of Pacific Whale Foundation’s identified major threats impacting whales, dolphins and other...

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PWF PRESENTS AT SUMMER RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Mona de Crinis
09/06/22

Members of Pacific Whale Foundation’s Research team recently attended the 24th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in Florida. This important conference brought together scientists, policymakers, managers and advocates for five days of presentations, workshops and constructive dialogue....

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HERVEY BAY VIRTUAL WHALEWATCH

Alicia Wood
08/12/22

Pacific Whale Foundation Eco-Adventures Australia (PWFEAA), an affiliate of nonprofit ocean conservation organisation Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF), announces its new Hervey Bay Virtual Whalewatch (HBVW) designed for Australian students in grades 4–8! An innovative educational tool, HBVW presents an hour-long...

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MISS HUMPBACKS? VISIT HERVEY BAY!

Mona de Crinis
08/09/22

After two years of restrictions due to the Covid-19 shutdown, Pacific Whale Foundation Eco-Adventures Australia (PWFEAA), an affiliate of nonprofit ocean conservation organisation Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF), is experiencing a resurgence in whale-watch tour bookings. Although PWFEAA whale-watch ecotours were...

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SUSTAINABLY CAUGHT SEAFOOD SAVES LIVES

Alicia Wood
06/30/22

We wrap up our #DeepDive series’ focus on the threat of bycatch and other fisheries interactions on marine mammals, such as whales, dolphins and false killer whales, with an overview of what we’ve learned over the last few months plus...

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Ocean Guardians: Together We Rise

Alicia Wood
06/24/22

By Mona de Crinis  Long before humans stormed the seas in search of treasures and territories to conquer, before cities of concrete and steel supplanted earth and stone, the whales sang. Traveling ancient deep-water paths known only to them, generation...

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ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY: FALSE KILLER WHALES OF HAWAIʻI

Alicia Wood
05/19/22

Today, May 20, is Endangered Species Day, a day to celebrate, learn about and take action to protect threatened and endangered species. One of Pacific Whale Foundation’s (PWF) top research priorities is studying the endangered population of false killer whales...

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EMBRACING & PROTECTING BIODIVERSITY

Alicia Wood
04/18/22

By Mona de Crinis  From the tiniest bacteria to the largest whales, biodiversity is critical to the enduring health of all living things. Very simply stated, biodiversity describes the abundant variety of life on Earth, in all its forms, functions...

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Hawaii Visitor Update

Aloha, We Are Open!  Our PacWhale Eco-Adventures are open for booking as we welcome visitors back to Maui.  Quarantine restrictions were lifted on Oct. 15th for those following the state’s pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements.

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