Iconic Blue Whale Research Partnership
JERSEY, UK – Australia today launched an international research partnership in the southern ocean that they hope will help save the blue whales.
Tony Burke, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities said that this research is iconic.
“Our work in trying to preserve and see the numbers build again of blue whales will be so much stronger than it is now simply as a result of the partnership being launched tonight.” Burke said.
The announcement was made at the 63rd annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Jersey, UK.
Burke says that this is the first of the research partnerships.
For further information contact: Tony Burke, MP at 02 6277 7640
Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.