The Common “Sense” Way to View Majestic Whales

February 17, 2017 NOAA Fisheries hopes you’ve enjoyed diving into all the whale science and stories we’ve featured this week. From coast to coast, you may be asking how you can get out and see whales for yourself. Captain John's boat with humpback. Credit: WDC Going out with whale watching tours that follow responsible guidelines … Continue reading The Common “Sense” Way to View Majestic Whales

Whale SENSE Atlantic Has a Banner Year in 2016

Passengers on board a Whale SENSE accredited vessel getting a close look at a humpback whale. In 2016, the responsible whale watching program Whale SENSE Atlantic hit two records: the highest number of participants (16) and the most large whale entanglements documented by participants (13). The most recent entanglement was reported by American Princess Cruises … Continue reading Whale SENSE Atlantic Has a Banner Year in 2016