Posts Tagged ‘ecological whale’

Southern Resident Orca Scat Project: update from the field

Dr. Giles, a scientist with the Orca Scat Project, and CK9 Eba on the scent during a training run Dr. Giles, researcher with the Orca Scat Project, part of the Conservation Canines program with the University of Washington’s Center for Biological Diversity, gives us an update from the field and a recap of what the…

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We <3 Whale Poop: WDC providing support for Orca Scat Project

San Juan Island, Washington. July 22, 2019: Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) is thrilled to share the news that we are a contributing supporter in 2019 for the Southern Resident Orca Scat Project, a research effort within the University of Washington’s Conservation Canines program.  WDC’s contribution to the program will help support the management and…

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New report highlights value of whales to the planet

A new report, supported by WDC, has been released today and reveals the enormous ecological benefits that whales provide to the environment. The report is the product of a workshop supported by the Chilean and Belgium governments that took place during the 2017 International Congress for Conservation Biology in Colombia, the first time the issue…

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International scientific congress talks whale poo

Whale poo and its contribution to marine productivity and climate change mitigation will be part of the agenda of the 28th International Congress for Conservation Biology, which opened July 23 in Cartagena, Colombia. Scientists will consider how a range of eco-friendly services provided by whales could underpin conservation decisions made by large organisastions that determine…

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Sharing Our Work – With Your Support

Thanks support from the Jessica Rekos Foundation and from supporters like you, I was recently able to present our work to save endangered Southern Resident orcas at the 15th International Conference of the American Cetacean Society (ACS) in Monterey, California. This three-day conference brings whale enthusiasts together with scientists, policy makers, conservationists, advocates, and students…

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