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Faces of Whale Conservation in the Pacific Islands: Marc Lammers, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

A frequent NOAA Fisheries collaborator, Marc Lammers is a pioneer of bioacoustic monitoring research for not just whales and dolphins, but also coral reefs.
February 15, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Researching sitting in a boat with headsets.

Faces of Whale Conservation in the Pacific Islands: Adam Pack, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo

A frequent NOAA Fisheries collaborator, Adam Pack has spent decades uncovering the mysteries of Hawaiʻi’s humpback whales.
February 14, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Researcher holding a videogrammertry equipment to measure humpback whales.

Faces of Whale Conservation in the Pacific Islands: Lars Bejder, Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology

A frequent NOAA Fisheries collaborator, Lars Bejder’s research has helped us better understand tourism’s effects on marine mammals.
February 14, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Dr. Lars Bejder, director of the Marine Mammal Research Program.

Faces of Whale Conservation in the Pacific Islands: Robin Baird, Cascadia Research Collective

A frequent NOAA Fisheries collaborator, Robin Baird’s work has increased our understanding of Hawaiʻi’s whales and dolphins, especially false killer whales.
February 13, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Robin Baird, Cascadia research biologist.

New Drone Technology Could Revolutionize Marine Mammal Monitoring

A NOAA Fisheries partnership is developing imaging technology for drones that could significantly reduce cost, risk, and disturbance in marine mammal surveys.
February 13, 2019 - Feature Story ,

Make Way for Whale Week 2019

Discover more about these awe-inspiring marine mammals and learn about our work to conserve and protect them.
February 11, 2019 - Feature Story ,

Whale Week: A Message from Donna Wieting, Director for NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources

Tune in from February 11-15 as we regale you with tales of whales and dedicated groups working tirelessly to conserve and protect them.
February 11, 2019 - Leadership Message ,
Right whale mother and calf.

Ten Ways We Can Help Hawaiian Monk Seals

Our veterinarian and field teams work to rescue pups, treat injuries, and sometimes even remove eels!
December 10, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Seal with an eel in its nose

Large Whale Entanglements National Report Released

A national report on large whale entanglements confirmed in the United States in 2017. Seventy-six large whale entanglements were confirmed nationally in 2017, slightly above the annual average.
December 06, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission partners disentangle a North Atlantic right whale NOAA MMHSRP Permit 18786

Protecting Paradise: Marine Debris Team Does the Heavy Lifting

The team removed more than 160,000 pounds of lost or abandoned fishing nets and plastics from the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, an ecologically and culturally significant area, part of the Papahānaumokuāea Marine National Monument.
November 09, 2018 - Feature Story ,
The team pulls a large mass of nets into the boat near the barrier reef at Midway Atoll.