We Sail for the Whale!

MarineBio’s Director of Marine Mammals, Erich Hoyt, Senior Research Fellow and Global MPA Program Leader with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, has invited MarineBio to help promote the Sail for the Whale campaign. We are proud to be a part of this important campaign on behalf of the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society and Team Russia of the Volvo Ocean Race. The campaign calls for 12 large, highly protected safe havens for whales and dolphins, called Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), by 2012. The petition will be presented to governments and international conservation agreements in June 2009 at the end of the Volvo Ocean Race in St. Petersburg, Russia. Continue reading