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Stung by Reports of Whale Collisions, Pacific Whale offers Feel-Good Seminar
By News Release @ 11:54 AM :: 7649 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Tourism

Idea: Go to their meeting and shout out embarrassing questions.  Demand they enact an immediate moratorium on propeller-driven whale-watching tours.  Tell them to stop killing baby whales.  Videotape the entire encounter and put it on Youtube. 

Reality:  Tourist Boats Operated by Anti-Superferry Activists Hitting More Baby Whales Than Ever

Hon Adv: Pacific Whale hits whale calves

Presentations on Rescuing Entangled Whales and Preventing Vessel-Whale Collisions

From Pacific Whale Foundation January 9, 2013

Pacific Whale Foundation's bi-monthly Making Waves Lecture Series will present a free talk on rescuing entangled humpback whales off Maui and preventing vessel-whale collisions. Titled "Watch Out, Whales About," the presentation will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Pacific Whale Foundation's Discovery Center at the Ma'alaea Harbor Shops. Admission is free and the public is invited....

The evening will also include a presentation by Greg Kaufman, Pacific Whale Foundation Founder and Executive Director on the "Be Whale Aware" program to help prevent vessel-whale collisions. Kaufman will also be presenting observations from Pacific Whale Foundation's research team from its study relating to the potential for vessel-whale collisions and unexpected encounters with whales off the coast of Maui.

Pacific Whale Foundation's Discovery Center is located on the harbor-level of the Ma'alaea Harbor Shops, facing the ocean. For additional information about the presentation, please call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.

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