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ALASKA WHALE FOUNDATION

A nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving Alaska’s marine mammals and their habitat through direct conservation actions, inspired research and engaging education programs.



STUDENT VOLUNTEERS ARE INTEGRAL TO ALASKA WHALE FOUNDATIONS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMS.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENT ENGAGEMENT.

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS ARE INTEGRAL TO ALASKA WHALE FOUNDATIONS RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMS.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENT ENGAGEMENT.

NET ENTANGLEMENT IS A LEADING CAUSE OF MORTALITY AMONG ALASKAN HUMPBACK WHALES.  CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT CAN BE DONE.

NET ENTANGLEMENT IS A LEADING CAUSE OF MORTALITY AMONG ALASKAN HUMPBACK WHALES.  CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT CAN BE DONE.


UPDATES FROM THE FIELD

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Alaska Whale Foundation’s citizen-science project is officially underway!

Although my role aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion this month has been to survey the biological diversity of the Inside Passage and communicate a message of conservation, I’d be remiss if I didn’t provide a few images from our time exploring the region’s indigenous cultures. 

Last August, AWF assisted the National Marine Fisheries Service with the most complex whale entanglement response in the history of the Alaska Stranding Response Network

With the 2014 field season fast approaching and new research projects kicking off...