The Azores is now the second fully certified Whale Heritage Site in Europe, and one of only six Whale Heritage Sites worldwide.
Whale Heritage Sites
Arctic Whaling at Hull Maritime Museum
Hull Maritime Museum’s collection offers unique insight into the historic Arctic whaling industry of Hull.
An Arctic Adventure of Whales and Ice: ‘Scoresby’s Arctic’ at Whitby Museum
Researcher Sophia Nicolov introduces us to the ‘Scoresby’s Arctic’ exhibition at Whitby Museum.
Cetaceans on the Yorkshire coast
Researcher Sophia Nicolov explains where and when to see cetaceans off the coast of Northern England.
Celebrating cetaceans in Indigenous cultures
On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we’re celebrating the importance of cetaceans in Indigenous cultures!
Sparkly eyes and faces beaming with joy
WCA Trustee Titia tells us about her visit to Tenerife-La Gomera Whale Heritage Site and reflects on the magic of responsible whale watching.
Update from Raggy Charters on tackling fuel transfers in Algoa Bay
WCA Partner Raggy Charters celebrate a recent success protecting Algoa Bay Whale Heritage Site from dangerous ship-to-ship fuel transfers.
Charismatic Encounters: a new research project
The WCA is excited to announce that we’re working on a new, international research project!
Algoa Bay WHS welcomes new whale calves
WCA Partner Raggy Charters welcome two new calves to Algoa Bay Whale Heritage Site!
WHS Criteria Explained: Research, Education and Awareness
Whale Heritage Sites invest in research and put education and public awareness at the heart of their message.