Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Coral-Beach-in-the-Cook-Islands-27MZIFLBJ9CI.htmlConceptually similarRarotonga in the Cook IslandsGP0195SCompleted★★★★Rarotonga in the Cook IslandsGP018VHCompleted★★★★Humpback Whale Swims Past Whale Research BoatGP018WACompleted★★★★Whales in the Sea Around RarotongaGP0197WCompleted★★★★Whales in the Sea around RarotongaGP018QECompleted★★★★Whale Research Team Head Out to Tag WhalesGP018W9Completed★★★★Whale Research Team Looking for Humpback WhalesGP018LCCompleted★★★★Satellite Tracking MapGP018FGCompleted★★★★Rawiri Paratene and Nan Hauser Monitor Movemment of Tagged WhalesGP01CLNCompleted★★★★View AllGP018W8Coral Beach in the Cook IslandsA coral beach on Rarotonga, Cook Islands, in the South Pacific. Greenpeace are in this area as part of a campaign called the “Great Whale Trail” which involves the tagging of humpback whales. Tagging will to produce important information on the movements and migratory destinations of humpback whales from small, un-recovered populations off the Rarotonga (Cook Islands) and New Caledonia. This can be communicated as a non-lethal scientific research and is a contrast to Japan's unnecessary lethal "research" in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.Locations:Cook Islands-Oceania-Rarotonga-South Pacific OceanDate:17 Sep, 2007Credit:© Greenpeace / Paul HiltonMaximum size:2852px X 1849pxKeywords:Beaches-Clouds-Day-KWCI (GPI)-Oceans (campaign title)-Outdoors-SeascapesShoot:Great Whale Trail ProjectThe Great Whale Trail is a collaborative project between Greenpeace and scientists working on humpback whales in the South Pacific. The whales have been tagged in order to produce important information on the movements and migratory destinations of humpback whales from small, un-recovered populations off the Rarotonga (Cook Islands) and New Caledonia. Greenpeace is communicating this critical non-lethal scientific research to the wider public as part of their campaign against Japan's unnecessary lethal "research" in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.