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Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation


Fair Earth Foundation, 43 High Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire ​LE16 7AQ, UK

Region Active:




Whales, Cetaceans, Ecotourism, Conservation volunteering, Marine research


The AWdF, through its operating base in Tenerife, Canary Islands, has been running its conservation and research programme, including its volunteer programme on the whale watching boats for 25 years. Activities revolve around cetacean awareness education, conservation and research initiatives. The AWdF oversees the Atlantic Ocean Cetacean Network (AOCN), and an extensive range of awards and grants aimed at facilitating cetacean programmes in the region. They also work with the tourism industry, promoting cetacean conservation and promoting responsible whale watching and other ecotourism opportunities. AWdF is part of the Fair Earth Foundation family.

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