Humpback whales off the Virginia coast. Credit: Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center “You must love your job!” is an exclamation many of us in the ecotourism career field hear quite frequently. My response? “WHALE YEAH!” A floating office, cetaceans as co-workers, and the unexpected nature of each trip are things that many of us … Continue reading A Floating Office With Cetacean Co-Workers
Whale Watching Trip Turns into Successful International Whale Rescue! Original story can be viewed here. When nearly 200 people set sail on a whale watch from Bar Harbor, Maine, they never expected to be party to a whale rescue. Yet, that is exactly what happened on a sunny afternoon in early June. A vessel owned by Bar Harbor … Continue reading Whale SENSE Participant to the Rescue!
Whale SENSE welcomes new company for the 2014 whale watching season! Original press release, courtesy of NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Office, click here. Shearwater Excursions from Nantucket, Massachusetts has joined NOAA, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) and 11 other commercial whale watching companies as a new Whale SENSE member. Through this collaborative educational effort, over 1 … Continue reading Responsible whale watch program continues to expand along U.S. east coast
Responsible Whale Watching Program Reaches Milestone For original article, click here. Whale Watching Companies Share Why Whale SENSE Also Makes Good Business Sense As the Whale SENSE Program enters its fifth year, an estimated 1 million people have been exposed to messages about responsible wildlife viewing. However, this isn’t the only benefit of the program. … Continue reading 5 Years and 1 Million Passengers– Whale SENSE Milestones