Research projects

Panama Background

Panama is one of the countries developing the Central American Humpback Whale Conservation Management Plan. The main objective of the Central American humpback whale CMP isto conserve the CAHW population and its habitat through collaborative regional actions to reduce anthropogenic threats. The CMP aims to provide the range states with scientific evidence and management tools to implement actions for conserving the Central America-Mexico-USA population.

Australia Research Projects

The AMMC hosts the National Marine Mammal Data Portal. This portal collates and protects data that facilitates data-driven management and conservation decisions, as well as assisting with reporting obligations to the IWC. The AMMC also leads Australia's scientific commitment to the Commission’s Southern Ocean Research Partnership (IWC-SORP).