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Reducing Ship Strike Risk to Whales

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NOAA:
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
     CINMS page on ship strikes
National Marine Fisheries Service - Office of Protected Resources
    NMFS page on North Atlantic Right Whales and Ship Strikes
    NMFS page on Blue Whales

Responsible Wildlife Viewing:
NOAA's National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Etiquette Program

Ship Strike Resources:
The International Whaling Commission (IWC)link leaves government site Information provided by the IWC on ship strikes

Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea Mediterranean Sea and Contigous Atlantic Area (ACCOBAMS)link leaves government site
The ACCOBAMS is a cooperative tool for the conservation of marine biodiversity in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Its purpose is to reduce threats to cetaceans in Mediterranean and Black Sea waters and improve our knowledge of these animals.

Ship strike joint workshop: IWC and ACCOBAMSlink leaves government site
This website contains the report and presentations from a joint workshop held in September 2010 on reducing the risk of collisions between vessels and cetaceans.

Wild Whaleslink leaves government site
Wild Whales is the home of the B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network, a conservation and research program of the Vancouver Aquarium. This page provides information and guidelines regarding ship strikes.

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