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Tonga Whale Conference will discuss WHS

Whales in a Changing Ocean As part of our continued partnership with South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), we are pleased to announce that tickets are now available for the Whales in a Changing Ocean conference, to be held in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, 4-6...

Registration open: WHS Summit, Durban, South Africa

WHALE HERITAGE SITES SUMMIT 2017 "Towards Responsible Tourism for Cetaceans"   Durban, South Africa  24th -29th June 2017   The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) would like to invite you to register your interest in our forthcoming Whale Heritage Sites Summit...

Osa Pensinsula approved for WHS Candidacy

The Whale Heritage Sites Steering Committee is delighted to announce that the Osa Pensinsula, Costa Rica, has passed the initial application process to become a Whale Heritage Site and has been approved for candidacy. The site can now plan how to undertake the...

Nantucket approved for WHS candidacy

The Whale Heritage Sites Steering Committee is delighted to announce that Nantucket, USA, has passed the initial application process to become a Whale Heritage Site and has been approved for candidacy. The site can now plan how to undertake the rigorous audit process...

WHS wins Camden International Film Festival Award!

We are thrilled to announce that our submission with Alex Finn, of Itinerant Productions, for a proposed short film on Whale Heritage Sites has won the 2016 CMG Action Grant in conjunction with the Points North Institute and Camden International Film Festival (CIFF)....

Vancouver Island North completes Whale Heritage Site audit

Report by WHS Auditor Stephanie Stefanski What does responsible whale watching look like? This question motivated our visit to the Vancouver Island North region for the onsite audit of the Whale Heritage Site candidate. To our surprise, we began to see firsthand the...

Azores approved for WHS candidacy

The Whale Heritage Sites Steering Committee is delighted to announce that the Azores, Portugal, has passed the initial application process to become a Whale Heritage Site and has been approved for candidacy. The site can now plan how to undertake the rigorous audit...

WCA – 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards Finalist!

World Cetacean Alliance included in 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards Finals                  Photo: Stephanie Stefanski / Bottazzi Whale Watching Responsible Travel has today announced that the World Cetacean Alliance is one of the 13 finalists in the 2016 World...