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CCRC | Center for Cetacean Research

The Center for Cetacean Research and Conservationis a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization founded to conserve cetaceans and the ecosystems they inhabit.

Mission

To conduct benign research on the biology of cetaceans

Research Projects

To raise awareness of marine conservation issues, especially those concerning cetaceans, by:

Conservation Initiatives

  • Providing curriculum enrichment and community outreach programs
  • Publishing scientific findings in both professional and popular formats through various media
  • Offering practical experiences for interns and volunteers
  • Producing educational films for television
  • To collaborate with and facilitate organizations and individuals of complementary purpose

Affiliates

CCRC is supported through the following sources:
  • Grantmaking foundations
  • Private donors
  • Academic institutions
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Federal agencies

CCRC Contact Information

Center for Cetacean Research and Conservation
800 Mere Point Road
Brunswick, Maine 04011 USA
+1.207.729.1543

CCRC
Cook Islands Whale Research (CCRC)
Box 3069
Avarua, Rarotonga, COOK ISLANDS, South Pacific
011.682.21.666
011.682.27.666

Because of our rigorous schedule of fieldwork, we are easiest to reach via Email:

info@whaleresearch.org

Board of Directors

Nan Daeschler Hauser
President, Center for Cetacean Research & Conservation, Director Cook Islands Whale Research Ambassador for Sustainable Seas, Capetown, South Africa

Philip Clapham
National Marine Fisheries Services, NOAA, Head of National Marine Mammal Lab. Program Leader, Cetacean Assessment and Ecology Program.

Michael Donoghue
Executive Director Conservation International, Pacific Islands Program

Joseph Heather
Director, T & M Heather Construction Company, Cook Islands

Marjolein Duermeijer
Nature Conservation Films, Research & Development, Producer / Director of wildlife specials.

Rawiri Paratene
Actor (Whale Rider)

Tap Pryor
Founder, Sea Life Park, Hawaii. Director and coordinator of Fish Farming Project: Nigeria, Africa

Susan Ronn
Lawyer, Writer, Actor: Auckland, New Zealand

Bernard Fouke, MD
Emergency Room Specialist: Auckland, New Zealand

Helen & William Nicita
Property Management, Brunswick, Maine

Weld Butler
President, Harbour Advisory Investment Corp., Portsmouth, NH

John Dyer
President, Ajubatus Foundation, Environmental Management, South Africa

ADVISORY BOARD
Joan Daeschler; New Eyes for the Needy
Fred Sharp; Alaska Whale Foundation
Sheryl & Huw John; Managers, Cook Islands Whale & Wildlife Centre, Rarotonga.

Related site features:
Cook Islands - A chain of 15 islands in the central tropical South Pacific.
Support - Sponsors, friends & affiliates of CCRC

 

 

 

© Center for Cetacean Research and Conservation, 2004-13. All photos © Nan Hauser.
Please direct web comments and questions to: info@whaleresearch.org