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Ocean Conservation Sites:

The Ocean Alliance
The Ocean Alliance is dedicated to the conservation of whales and their ocean enviroment through research and education.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
WHOI is dedicated to research and higher education at the frontiers of ocean science. Its primary mission is to develop and effectively communicate a fundamental understanding of the processes and characteristics governing how the oceans function and how they interact with Earth as a whole.

World Wildlife Fund - Toxic Chemicals page
WWF recognizes that controlling pollution is important to conserving biodiversity. Our efforts to increase scientific understanding of toxic chemicals and to restrict or ban harmful chemicals stems from evidence of their ability to undermine the basic functions of entire ecosystems, as well as their impact on wildlife and human health.

Bioacoustics Research Program at Cornell University's Lab of Ornithology
The Bioacoustics Research Program (BRP), one of the world's leading facilities for the study of animal communication, specializes in developing and applying new techniques for recording and analyzing animal sounds. Techniques and computer software developed at BRP are used by scientists at Cornell and elsewhere to study how and why animals communicate and to monitor the health of wildlife populations. BRP developed Canary, a software program used throughout the world by scientists who study the sounds of birds and other animals. BRP is also pioneering new techniques for censusing and tracking wildlife with arrays of microphones placed in natural environments.

The Ocean Conservation Society
Information on current marine research projects, general information on Dolphins, Whales and Sea Turtles, and O.C.S. activities and programs.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NOAA's Mission is to describe and predict changes in the Earth's environment, and conserve and wisely manage the Nation's coastal and marine resources.

International Fund for Animal Welfare
IFAW works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress.

Environmental News Network - Year of the Ocean
Since 1993, the Environmental News Network has been working to educate the world about environmental issues facing our Earth. ENN designated 1998 as The Year of the Ocean.

Oregon State University Marine Mammal Program
The world's leading authority in satellite-monitored radio tagging of large whales.

The American Cetacean Society
The American Cetacean Society (ACS) is the oldest whale conservation group in the world. Their site contains Cetacean Fact Sheets for classroom use.

Virtual Whales
A 3D animated visualization (with audio) of Pacific Humpback feeding behavior.

Whale Songs
Songs recorded by Michael Noad of the Australian Marine Mammal Research Centre at Sydney University.

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises (Order Cetacea)
The tale of the whole whale family, from the U.S. National Marine Mammal Laboratory.

Cetacea
Everything you wanted to know about whales and other cetaceans.

Related PBS Web Sites:

Anyplace Wild

  • Orcas and Whale Stones
  • Whales of the West Coast
  • Frontline: A Whale of a Business

    In The Wild: Gray Whales with Christopher Reeve

    Living Edens: South Georgia Island

    Nature

  • Humpback Whales
  • Sperm Whales
  • Scientific American Frontiers

  • Creatures of the Deep: Whale Warning
  • A Whale of a Tale
  • Secrets of the Ocean Realm

     
     
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