Category: Conservation | Pacific Whale Foundation

Conservation

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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MAUI SPINNER DOLPHIN APPROACH LIMIT RESOLUTION

Alicia Wood
08/30/21

PWF-backed 50-yard approach limit resolution supported by Maui County Council! In 2016, NOAA and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement that evaluated different options for enhanced management action to protect spinner dolphins in Hawaii....

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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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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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