Counting Whales In Hawaii Might Be One Of The Best Volunteer Program Ever

Posted In Coastal Care Junior, News
Dec
29

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A levitating humpback whale. Captions and Photo source: NOAA

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An estimated 10,000 humpback whales are returning to the shallow, warm waters of Hawaii right now, and with them comes the coolest volunteer opportunity in the country.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) recruits roughly 2,000 volunteers each year to help with the Ocean Count, a three day initiative on four different Hawaii islands to monitor whale activity and provide important humpback population information…

Read Full Article, The Huffington Post

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whales, NOAA

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