Bahamas Dolphins Cruise Report: Week 2, July 6-13, 2013

Sunday, July 7: After boarding the boat in West End yesterday afternoon and a short cruise last night, our guests awoke this morning on the Little Bahama Bank 15 miles north of Grand Bahama. Following breakfast we started our activities … Continue reading

Bahamas Dolphins Cruise Report: Week 1, June 30 – July 5, 2013

Greetings from West End, Grand Bahama, where we have just completed our first of three week-long cruises to swim with the playful spotted dolphins of the Little Bahama Bank. Capt. Gene Flipse of Conscious Breath Adventures and Capt. Jeff Pantukhoff … Continue reading

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