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16 Mar WCA Welcomes Virgin Holidays’ ‘Long Term Vision for Cetaceans in Tourism’

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16 Mar Partnership with Blue Flag

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Foundation for Environmental Education and the World Cetacean Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, recognising their work and respective fields of expertise. It is one of the most easily recognised eco-labels in the world. The Blue...

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07 Jan Tribute to Tilikum

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]A life well lived… Isn't that the finest epitaph anyone can wish for? In the case of Granny (J2), beloved matriarch of the endangered Southern Resident population, that is indeed the case. In the first week of January...

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09 Nov World Responsible Tourism Awards Winners!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_single_image image="5956" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5960" img_size="medium" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] World Cetacean Alliance wins accolades at World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left"...

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23 Sep South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] The South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary The creation of the South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary (SAWS) is a proposal presented by Brazil, Argentina, Gabon, South Africa and Uruguay to the International Whaling Commission (IWC), with the objective of guaranteeing the recovery...

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15 Sep Vancouver Island North completes Whale Heritage Site audit

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 answer...

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08 Sep World Responsible Tourism Awards Finalist!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] World Cetacean Alliance included in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards Finals! Responsible Travel announced on 17th August that the World Cetacean Alliance is one of the 13 finalists in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London...

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26 Aug Strip the Beach

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Environmentalists go naked to strip Brighton beach of rubbish On Sunday 18th September, twenty-five Brighton environmentalists removed their clothes in order to clear as much marine debris and litter as possible from Black Rock Beach in Brighton. Organised by the World...

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06 Jul The Dragnet Challenge

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Dragnet Challenge! Pulling Ghost Fishing Gear from Pier to Pier   Dragging 1.2 tonnes of fishing nets along the Brighton seafront between the two piers - a distance of 1 km to raise money for the World Cetacean Alliance...

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10 Jun Algoa Bay: Bottlenose Dolphin Capital of the World!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Monday 18th April 2016 Nelson Mandela Bay celebrated its new title as the Bottlenose Dolphin Capital of the World. The event was held at the Algoa Bay Yacht Club in the Port Elizabeth harbour and was attended...

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