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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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Building a Legacy

Alicia Wood
03/24/22

Author: Mona de Crinis After more than two painstaking years of meticulous planning and myriad design meetings, coupled with delays due to the global pandemic, PacWhale Eco-Adventures  — the for-profit social enterprise wholly owned by and benefiting Pacific Whale Foundation...

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CELEBRATING THE WOMEN OF PWF

Mona de Crinis
03/08/22

Twenty-five years ago, the United Nations formally proclaimed March 8 International Women’s Day in an effort to promote women’s rights and foster world peace. Since its founding in 1977 as a designated holiday, IWD employs annual themes that mirror current...

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COURTSHIP ON — AND UNDER — THE HIGH SEAS

Alicia Wood
02/21/22

Written by Mona de Crinis Ah, February — the month of love. All over the world, hopeless (and hopeful) romantics planned intimate dinners for two, scoured jewelry stores for that special gift and perused Valentine’s Day cards for that perfect...

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YOUR NEXT ECOTOUR COULD BE FREE!

Alicia Wood
02/17/22

This Sunday we celebrate World Whale Day! This is a day of global recognition of cetacean (whales and dolphins) conservation, spearheaded by late PWF founder Greg Kaufman and observed since our founding in 1980.   In honor of this year’s...

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GO SLOW, WHALES BELOW: PWF RESEARCH INSTRUMENTAL IN MULTI-AGENCY COLLABORATION RESULTING IN NEW VOLUNTARY WHALE-WATCH GUIDELINES

Alicia Wood
02/14/22

Each year, an estimated 40 whale-watch tour companies operate in the waters of Maui Nui, ferrying passengers out to sea for the experience of a lifetime — the chance to see majestic humpback whales in their natural habitat. Factor in...

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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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