Preventing Ship Strikes On Whales
The Great Whale Conservancy provides recommended solutions for the industry to collaborate in halting accidental ship strikes on whales through our Whale Guardians™ program.
Learn about the ship strike issue.
Whales are crucial to a healthy ocean and a livable planet. Scientists have discovered that whales are ecosystem engineers, helping to capture carbon in their bodies and fertilize the oceans so more phytoplankton grow.
Each year 100’s, possibly thousands of great whales around the globe are unintentionally being hit, injured and killed by large ships. These mortalities, are stopping some critical whale populations from recovering from whaling.