Tag: Research | Pacific Whale Foundation

2019 PWF Research Accomplishments

Pacific Whale Foundation
12/19/19

With the support of passengers, members and donors, the year 2019 has been a busy and successful one for the Pacific Whale Foundation’s Research Department - both on a local and global scale. All of our accomplishments during the past...

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Our Latest Australia Research Study

Alicia Wood
08/15/19

Swimming with whales is an emerging form of tourism worldwide and is gaining interest in Australia, (where it was approved by government in 2017 as a commercial activity), with commercial operations running on both the east and west coasts of...

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Why do whales sing?

Alicia Wood
01/15/19

Groans and grunts, whistles and woops—these are some of the many sounds you can hear when listening to humpback whales singing. Although humpback whale song is one of the most widely recognized animal sounds, surprisingly little is known about its...

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False killer whale rapid response program

Stephanie Stack
12/18/18

We started our false killer whale rapid response program in the summer of 2018 and it's been incredibly successful! With one research vessel surveying our study area, we have a relatively low likelihood of encountering false killer whales, so we...

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Research in Australia 2018 Field Report

jessicamccordic
11/02/18

Our research team has finished up data collection from the 2018 field season, and what a season it was! Pacific Whale Foundation has been studying humpback whales in Hervey Bay for over 30 years, providing us with long-term sightings data...

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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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