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WHS Criteria Explained: Research, Education and Awareness

Whales and dolphins are charismatic mammals that have a unique ability to unite and inspire people to care more about our oceans. In this series of articles, we are focusing on each of the criteria underpinning the Whale Heritage Site accreditation. This month we are...

“Pride of Queensland: The Journey to Whale Heritage Site Status”

Hervey Bay, a coastal city in southern Queensland is home to some 52,000 residents and, during the winter months, approximately 8,000 migrating humpback whales. Sheltered by the coast of Fraser Island, Hervey Bay is an ideal resting spot for the whales and their...

The Bluff strives to be world’s first Whale Heritage Site

Congratulations to Candidate Whale Heritage Site The Bluff, Durban, South Africa, for the really great progress they are making towards accreditation. Enhancing the site with creative and original initiatives, the team have made fantastic progress towards developing...