Tag: environment | Pacific Whale Foundation

Going Plastic Free

jennymroberts
07/12/18

We all contribute to the plastic waste problem, so we should all contribute to the solution. While recycling is a good thing to do, to truly tackle this problem we must reduce the amount of plastic we are creating in...

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Plastic Free Life

jennymroberts
04/22/17

Five practical tips to reduce plastic, starting today. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="2736,2738,2737"] Re-use glass jars. There are a ton of prepared foods you can purchase in glass jars; think pasta sauce, peanut butter, salsa, pickles and so on. Instead of buying...

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Top 10 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day

Stephanie Stack
04/22/16

In honor of Earth Day, we wanted to share 10 ways to engage with Mother Nature. You probably already recycle, so here are ten alternative ways to help the planet: [gallery type="rectangular" ids="2155,2159,2163,2153,2162,794,2164"] 10. Participate in a citizen science project to...

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PWF Awarded Sustainable Tourism Certification

Pacific Whale Foundation
08/25/14

Since its inception 35 years ago, Pacific Whale Foundation has remained committed to not only educating the public about the ocean environment, but also ensuring that our operations are as environmentally friendly as possible. We work to reduce our overall...

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The Plastic Problem

Pacific Whale Foundation
08/05/14

Plastics are everywhere - from cell phones to soda bottles, to trash on the beach and in our oceans. Yet while our lives are dominated by plastic, plastics and their environmental impacts are still largely misunderstood by many people. [gallery link="none" columns="1"...

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Hawai’i Conservation Conference

laurenblickley2014
07/17/14

Today marked the final day of the 22nd annual Hawai'i Conservation Conference, where the "who's who" of the protection and management of Hawaiian ecosystems descend upon the island of O'ahu to discuss issues such as coral reef health, marine mammal protection,...

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This July 4th, Pledge to Clean Beaches!

laurenblickley2014
07/02/14

Honestly, who doesn’t love 4th of July? It’s the biggest neighborhood block party of the year, complete with family, friends and plates stacked high with Bar-B-Que. But did you know that July 4th also represents one of the biggest inputs...

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Our thoughts go out to all that are being impacted by COVID-19. With a team dedicated to our response to this pandemic, we are meeting regularly to ensure the continuation of programs and services that allow our mission work to continue.

Pacific Whale Foundation’s leadership team is closely monitoring updates from the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19. We will continue to seek guidance from these agencies, public health officials and government agencies on an ongoing basis.

The role that our organization plays in keeping people connected for the sake of the environment is incredibly important in times like these. If we all take the proper precautions and continue to treat each other with kindness and care, we’ll get through this together.

How is PacWhale Eco-Adventures addressing COVID-19?

-Following guidance from Hawaii State and County officials, PacWhale is suspending Eco Tours and our Retail Store operations from March 20th – April 30th. 

- To support our employees, we are offering paid, temporary emergency sick leave, restricting all non-essential business travel, deep cleaning work areas, offering teleworking and flexible work schedules, and continuing to communicate updates and reinforce good hygiene practices.

How is Pacific Whale Foundation addressing COVID-19?

-Spring Break Ocean Camp has been cancelled.

-Keiki Whalewatches are being cancelled for the remainder of the season.

- Our marine research and conservation programs will continue to run without disruption.