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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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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 upon generation of North...Read More
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...Read More
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.