The Canadian Whale Institute has developed strategic relationships with national and international colleagues to further recovery efforts for marine mammals, and particularly North Atlantic right whales.
In Canada, we collaborate with Saint Mary’s University
on marine education, Dalhousie University
on vessel strike mitigation and stewardship with the shipping industry, Trent University
on genetic studies, the Marine Animal Response Society
on whale emergencies and several Canadian government agencies including Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Environment Canada and Transport Canada.
In the United States we collaborate with the New England Aquarium
on field studies and photo identification of right whales, the Center for Coastal Studies
and the National Marine Fisheries Service
on whale disentanglement, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
on whale necropsies and acoustics, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
, Conserve.iO Inc. and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary on Whale Alert™