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Sites and Species 

We support our Partners research into cetacean species, their habitat and threats & issues. We also support and promote the sustainable development of key cetacean destinations. 

A snapshot of what we do and why we do it…

broken-heart (1)
35 species or sub-species of cetaceans are endangered
dolphin (1)
50 Species of cetaceans regularly seen by our Partners
whale (2)
19 data deficient species being studied
57 Current Research Projects into cetaceans and their welfare

Whale Heritage Sites

Our flagship initiative. 

Whale Heritage Sites (WHS) celebrates and accredits locations that protect cetaceans through the most sustainable practices, honours historic cultures and brings together the community while focusing on cetacean welfare. 


We aim to protect 100,000 km³ of ocean through Whale Heritage Sites.

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