Category: Conservation | Pacific Whale Foundation

Conservation

IT’S WHALE-WATCHING SEASON IN AUSTRALIA!

Alicia Wood
07/22/21

Peak whale-watching season is currently underway in Australia! Pacific Whale Foundation was established on Maui in 1980 to protect humpback whales from extinction and our research and conservation programs began in Australia not long after – 1984. We also conduct exciting and educational whale-watching ecotours in Australia to help fund this...

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RESPONSIBLE RECIPES: FISH TACOS

Alicia Wood
06/04/21

Ever wondered how to make fish tacos sustainably? We've got you covered with these easy-to-make fish tacos, made from sustainably sourced, local ingredients. Join PWF Conservation Advocate, Shelby Serra as she walks us through how to make eco-friendly decisions at...

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COMMUNITY SCIENCE AT PWF

Alicia Wood
05/28/21

Did you know that YOU have the power to aid scientists in conducting research on marine life and their environment by becoming a community scientist?  What is community science?   Community science is the vital collaboration between researchers and the public to execute scientific projects...

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PWF ILLUMINATES FISHERIES MISCONCEPTIONS

Alicia Wood
05/04/21

Recently, the negative impacts of fisheries operations on marine animals has garnered much attention, which is great! In Pacific Whale Foundation’s (PWF) latest Making Waves series, Fisheries Interactions, we highlighted the threat of bycatch and ghost gear to marine mammals, and shared...

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MAKING WAVES – FISHERIES INTERACTIONS PART II: POLICY

Alicia Wood
03/15/21

Written by Conservation Coordinator Shelby Serra https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IrYg7fisNQ The previous installment of our series on fisheries interactions touched on the commercial fishing industry’s interactions with whales and dolphins, examining the many factors that play a role in the bycatch of cetaceans in fishing gear including gear type and status (active or abandoned), fishing...

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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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