A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment




Environmental taxation ("Ecotaxes") [OECD site]

The Exploding Whale

Green trading [Wikipedia]

Cap and trade [EDF site]

Supply Chain Initiative

Whale Watching Web

     · Apparently not updated since 2012.


The Islands and the Whales

Institutions ~ International & governmental

International Whaling Commission (IWC, 1946)

NOAA Fisheries’ Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program


Institutions ~ Research

Center for Cetacean Research and Conservation & Cooke Islands Whale Research Project

Center for Coastal Studies

     Right whale research

Cetacean Assessment and Ecology Program [Alaska, USA]

Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM) [Canada]

     Whales Online

Kula Naia - Wild Dolphin Research Foundation Inc.

Laguna San Ignacio Ecosystem Science Program

Institutions ~ NGOs

Alaska Whale Foundation

American Cetacean Society (ACS)

Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition

     Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary

Arabian Sea Whale Network (ASWN)

Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team

Canadian Whale Institute

Cetacean Society International


     Marine conservation


     North Atlantic right whales

     Song of the Whale

Ocean Alliance

Omura's Whale Project

Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC)

Whale Sanctuary Project


World Cetacean Alliance


Song of the Whale @ IFAW

Makah tribal whale hunt

Whaling @ Makah website

Makah Tribe @ IWC

Makah Tribal Whale hunt @ NOAA


     · After 20 years, the Makah Tribe’s battle to hunt whales continues

     · A look back at the Makah whale hunt of 1999

Humpback whale

Songs of the Humpback Whale @ Ocean Alliance

Orcas ~ Killer whales ~ Skana

Orca Conservancy

Orca Guardians

Orca Rescues Foundation


Killer whale @ NOAA

Small cetaceans (dolphins & porpoises)


     · Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of  

       the Baltic, North East Atlantic, Irish and North Seas

Dolphin Research Center

Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project

Small cetaceans @ IWC

Whales ~ Cetacea

Contents of this page:

     · Information

       · Films

         · Institutions

                 ~ International & governmental

                 ~ Research

                 ~ NGOs  

           · Campaigns

             · Makah whale hunt

               · Humpback whales

                 · Orcas ~ Killer whales ~ Skana

                   · Small cetaceans

Also see parent page at Marine mammals




& Summary

Jake Donello & Sabrina Machtay of Brandeis University contributed to this page in 2023.




& Summary