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Southern right whales in Hervey Bay

jessicamccordic
09/28/18

This season, humpback whales haven’t been the only large baleen whale sighted in Hervey Bay. We have also had several sightings of mother-calf pairs of southern right whales, a rare species for this area. The first pair was seen in...

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Meet our new adoption whales!

gracelolson
05/11/18

Pacific Whale Foundation has two new humpback whales from our North Pacific Humpback Whale Catalog that are available for a symbolic adoption. Makena is an adoption humpback whale that was named in honor of Greg Kaufman, the Founder of Pacific...

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IWC 2017 meeting in Bled, Slovenia

Selket
06/19/17

Hues of blues and vibrant greens reflect off the calm, clear waters of Lake Bled, a fairytale of a place located in the upper region of northwestern Slovenia. It is this quaint community of Bled, nestled in the foothills of...

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Exciting matches in South Pacific catalog

jessicamccordic
05/15/17

We have been busy in the research department adding humpback whales from the 2016 Hervey Bay field season into our South Pacific humpback whale catalog. Along with adding some new animals, we have already made two matches, which is quite...

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Field Report from Panama

Selket
01/21/15

Panama is a thriving country with a diverse population and culture, a popular destination for travelers. Nickenamed “El Punte Del Mundo,” it the only place where you can see the sunrise and sunset over both oceans on the same day....

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Coral Reef Survey

Stephanie Stack
09/11/14

Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) was recently contacted by WHALE Environmental Services LLC and asked if we were interested in a collaboration, as this Oahu-based company was planning to undertake a pilot project to survey the West Maui coral reefs. PWF was...

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What do Whales and Cats have in common?

Stephanie Stack
08/15/14

Marine mammals have a reflective layer behind the retina of their eye called tapetum lucidum, which is Latin for "bright tapestry". It is this same reflective layer that causes the eyes of cats to glow at night. This layer enhances...

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Hawaii Visitor Update

UPDATED 9/24/20 -- We eagerly welcome visitors back to the islands as quarantine restrictions lift Oct. 15 for those following the state’s pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements.

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