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Research

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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IT’S WHALE SEASON IN ECUADOR!

Alicia Wood
07/15/21

Pacific Whale Foundation was founded in Maui, Hawai‘i in 1980 to protect humpback whales from extinction. Since that time, we have expanded our efforts and also conduct research in Ecuador as well as research and whale watching in Australia. Although whale season won’t resume in Hawaiʻi until later in...

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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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2020 RESEARCH PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Alicia Wood
02/09/21

Written by Research Analyst Florence Sullivan Looking back on a turbulent year, the Pacific Whale Foundation’s Research Department is grateful for the unceasing support of our members, donors, and supporters. Like everyone, we had to adapt our operations to accommodate safety measures,...

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Pacific Whale Foundation Finds Much to Celebrate in 2020

This past year has been uniquely challenging, but good things happen even during the toughest of times. As the first month of 2021 comes to a close, we would like to reflect on the positives experienced at Pacific Whale Foundation.   Despite the many limitations resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, we managed to continue engaging our audience with educational programs, raising funds via a...

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Making Waves – Whales: Please View Responsibly

Alicia Wood
01/07/21

Author: Conservation Coordinator Shelby Serra Research conducted opportunistically aboard PWF Eco-Adventures Australia's commercial vessel. Whales were not approached closer than 100 meters, per Australian regulations Intimately observing a humpback whale breach or a mother lovingly shepherd her calf below the brine is a once-in-a-lifetime experience rich with promise. As discussed in the previous...

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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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