Whale SENSE Featured on Planet Whale

Planet Whale is a website designed to promote responsible whale watching around the world.  Passengers can rank their whale watch experiences based on responsible viewing criteria, and search for responsible whale watches globally.  When viewers of the Planet Whale website search for whale watches in the United States, the Whale SENSE logo reminds them to … Continue reading Whale SENSE Featured on Planet Whale

Whale SENSE- the smart way to whale watch

(Original post 2012:  http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/laws/mmpa/anniversary/whalesense.htm)  Whale SENSE- The smart way to whale watch   Look for the Whale SENSE logo to support program participants.  The Northeastern United States is one of the most impressive whale watching destinations in the world, drawing over a million whale watchers each year. Worldwide, whale watching is valued as a multi-billion … Continue reading Whale SENSE- the smart way to whale watch

Responsible Whale Watching Program Protects Whales, Encourages Stewardship

(Original Post June 16, 2011: http://www.nero.noaa.gov/nero/hotnews/NR1118/) As the third year of the WhaleSENSE program gets underway, three more whale watching companies have signed up to practice and promote responsible whale watching. WhaleSENSE is a joint initiative involving NOAA's Fisheries Service, NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society in partnership … Continue reading Responsible Whale Watching Program Protects Whales, Encourages Stewardship