Counting Whales In Hawaii Might Be One Of The Best Volunteer Program Ever
A levitating humpback whale. Captions and Photo source: NOAA
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…