Category: Conservation | Pacific Whale Foundation

Conservation

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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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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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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MAKING WAVES – SHIP STRIKES PART 1: OVERVIEW

Shelby Serra
11/22/21

As discussed in previous Making Waves articles, there are many complex and very real threats facing the world’s whales and dolphins today. While large whales in particular are beginning to recover from the era of large-scale commercial whaling, they continue...

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PWF CONSERVATION TRIP TO KAHOʻOLAWE

Shelby Serra
11/10/21

Kaho'olawe marine reserve (2 nautical miles surrounding the island) is the second largest in Hawai'i, after the Papahanaumokuakea marine monument. Recently, PWF's Conservation team was invited to join Kapa Sungear in their service trip to Kaho'olawe with the Kaho'olawe Island...

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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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