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Azores Announces 2nd Responsible Whale Watching Workshop

Posted on Mar 25, 2016 in Responsible Whale Watching, Whale Heritage Sites

Azores Announces 2nd Responsible Whale Watching Workshop

Leading the way to make responsible whale watching part of the fabric of the Azores, the Azores Promotion Board, the Regional Directorate of Sea Affairs, and the World Cetacean Alliance have announced a second responsible whale watching workshop will take place on 13 and 14 April on Pico Island. This workshop is a follow up to […]

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Sea World Announces Significant Changes For Orca

Posted on Mar 17, 2016 in General

Sea World Announces Significant Changes For Orca

Click here to view Cet Law’s interview on CBS 4 regarding Sea World’s announcements to stop breeding, phase out theatric shows, and team up with the Humane Society to improve education. A pragmatic business decision turns into a better existence for orca! We are so happy the news covered this important issue and also raised […]

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Making Waves with Coral Restoration Foundation

Posted on Mar 5, 2016 in General

Making Waves with Coral Restoration Foundation

Cet Law had the absolute privilege of attending the Coral Restoration Foundation’s (CRF) 2016 Making Waves Gala.  And making waves they are!  CRF raised more than $120,000 for active coral reef restoration and that supports their 2015 goal of transplanting over 20,000 corals to the reefs of the Florida Keys. But their work does not […]

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Traffic-Stopping Right Whale Now a Mother

Posted on Jan 26, 2016 in The Law at Work

Traffic-Stopping Right Whale Now a Mother

In January 2011, an endangered right whale entered the St. Johns River (Jacksonville, Florida) one morning. Not a big deal except that federal law requires boats to maintain a 500-yard distance from these critically endangered species. This meant that geography necessitated the closure of the shipping channel to Navy and commercial ships and the shutting […]

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Taking a Stand!

Posted on Jan 10, 2016 in General

Cet Law was thrilled to make its first public appearance with a stand at the Key Largo Annual Non Profit Expo on 9 January 2015. Hosted by the Long Walk Home at the Key Largo Lion’s Den, the Expo showcased the work of Florida Not-for-Profit organisations working in the Keys and beyond. It was an opportunity […]

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Developing a Whale Heritage Trail in the Pacific

Posted on Sep 22, 2015 in Responsible Whale Watching

Developing a Whale Heritage Trail in the Pacific

Cet Law’s Natalie Barefoot representing WCA with David Sheppard, SPREP Director General, at the signing ceremony.   As part of the efforts to improve protections and conservation of whales throughout the Pacific region, a new partnership was formed between the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The […]

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SPREP Year of the Whale Workshop

Posted on Sep 20, 2015 in Responsible Whale Watching

SPREP Year of the Whale Workshop

On September 19, 2015, Cet Law represented the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme’s (SPREP) Year of the Whale workshop. SPREP members have designated 2016/17 as the Year of the Whale in the Pacific region. The one-day workshop took place in Apia, Samoa, and brought member countries and not-for-profit […]

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Don’t make me say it… Cetacean

Posted on Jul 22, 2015 in Your whalecome!

Don’t make me say it… Cetacean

Let’s be honest; it’s an intimidating word. Cetacean. (sih-TAY-shuhn). When you hear it, you want to spell it differently – with an “s” – and when you see it written down, you want to pronounce it differently. For transparency, the first time I used the word, I totally butchered it. I said SET-ah-see-an. In front […]

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