Why We Loved WhaleFest 2012

WhaleFest was simply amazing! Bringing together top cetacean scientists, conservation advocates, whalewatching companies and nearly 6,000 of the ocean loving public, this 4-day marine mammal extravaganza was well worth the jetlag. In its second year, the event was described as … Continue reading

Planet Whale’s WhaleFest 2012 in Brighton, UK

A crisp, autumnal weekend a few weeks hence will find us on the other side of the Atlantic. On the edge of the English Channel no less, where the beaches are much bolder than their soft Florida cousins, and the … Continue reading

Our Trip to Jeffrey’s Ledge

In the late spring of each year we bid farewell to our winter playmates as the humpback whales of the Silver Bank depart for the cooler but tastier waters of the North Atlantic. After fasting for several months in the … Continue reading

Understanding Whales and Ship Strikes

Report on a Special Edition of the Journal of Marine Biology I was planning on something a little more lighthearted this week, maybe some fun whale facts and crafts for our younger whale-lovers. But, then the MARMAM digest arrived which … Continue reading

8 Organizations Making a Difference to the Whales of the Silver Bank

whale mom and calf

Like a Hollywood movie, working behind the scenes of one of the world’s greatest natural works of art – the annual gathering of humpback whales on the Silver Bank – there are literally hundreds of critical players on the credit … Continue reading