Whales and Dolphins
Tenerife

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Most of our great whales are critically endangered and we need to do something if our grand children ought to see these amazing creatures when they grow up.
The AWF has cetacean projects around the world:
Tenerife:
This is our flagship projects from where we coordinate a large network of humanitarian and conservation projects. We operate the volunteer programme on the world's largest whale watching industry, conducting research and building a community of whale watching tourist to help in conservation work.

Ghana:
September-October Humpback whales migrate back to their feeding grounds in Antarctica. We work on photo-ID and acoustics.

Sierra Leone:
September-October Humpback whales migrate back to their feeding grounds in Antarctica. We work on photo-ID and acoustics.

Sri Lanka:
Although our primary work in Sri Lanka is with Asian Elephants, we will be developing projects with both Blue whales and Sperm Whales during their migrations.

Venezuela:
Pink River Dolphins. The AWF REACTEAM will be in Venezuela in March-April 2012 to report on the conditions of River Dolphins and develop ideas to establish a permanent project there.

China:
Yangtze River Dolphin. The AWF REACTEAM will be in China in the summer of 2012 to determine if this species still exists.

Cape Verde:
The AWF will be conducting photo-ID and acoustic work on the Humpback Whale northern population on its breeding grounds.



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