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Review for SAVE THE WHALES INC, Seaside, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Our Chapter has worked concurrently on projects including recently as two of the joint sponsors of the Viva Vaquita! website, a tool in the fight to save the Vaquita, a harbor porpoise that lives only in the north part of the Gulf of California. They have been great partners in the effort. Save the Whales' mission, as it relates to educating the youth of our world to the need for marine conservation in general and for whale conservation in particular is obviously key. Reaching the youth is the key to a successful future. The science on which their educational programs are based is sound and the overall need to restore the worlds oceans to a state where they can maintain their balance is well recognized. Save the Whales is doing an important job and targeting an important audience.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

create a larger infrastructure to get the Save the Whales message out to more of the youth of America and the world. They could continue to make use of available technology to further enable a distance learning component. Existing programs could be furt

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I am a naturalist with an interest in conservation. I also volunteer for the Monterey Bay Chapter of the American Cetacean Society and serve as co-chair of the Programs Committee. Additonally, I have been a 10 year Docent at Point Lobos State Reserve.