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Nala the Famous Humpback Whale

maddieburesh
09/21/17

One very special humpback whale and her calf made the news this whalewatch season, and it isn’t the first time. Not only is Nala a celebrity in the Hervey Bay whalewatching community and a frequent visitor to the area, she...

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More Than Just a Whalewatch

maddieburesh
09/07/17

Anyone who has seen a humpback whale and witnessed one of these animals in the wild is likely to enthusiastically share their experience. Many embark on their first whalewatch with high hopes and come back with a new appreciation for...

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A Dynamic Disequilibrium

maddieburesh
07/31/17

When we go on whalewatches, we are entering the world of humpback whales to encounter them in their natural environment. Passengers and crew are often astounded by the diverse behaviors and characteristics of these animals, but occasionally we are also...

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Paddle Out For The Whales makes a splash in Australia

jessicamccordic
09/13/16

As part of the Hervey Bay Oceans Festival, our researchers had the opportunity to be involved in Paddle Out for the Whales--an event to help raise awareness of the threats whales face today.  [gallery type="rectangular" size="large" ids="2296,2297,2299,2295"] The event involved...

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Field season in Australia is underway

jessicamccordic
09/12/16

Pacific Whale Foundation’s Australia research program is off to a great start this year. Based out of the town of Hervey Bay, we observe the whales as they migrate along the east coast of Australia, traveling south to their Antarctic...

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A long journey home

Selket
10/11/15

Another terrific whale season is almost complete in Hervey Bay, Australia, as Pacific Whale Foundation's research team come to the tail end of collecting fluke identification and distribution data that will be compiled with 30 years of research in the...

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Expedition down under

Selket
08/14/15

Pacific Whale Foundation researchers arrived this week in Hervey Bay, a quaint community in northern Queensland. For the next few months, I will be documenting research efforts and managing our little shop as humpback whales make their annual migration from...

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2014 whale season completed

Pacific Whale Foundation
11/11/14

While Halloween was celebrated in the Northern America, the Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) research team stationed in Australia had their last day in the field in Eden, New South Wales. The day was made even more special by the presence...

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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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