Humpback Whale Tail Slap

Whale Behavior and Migration Activities

Discussion about what Humpback Whales are doing in the Pacific Ocean this spring. Steve Stripling and I chat on the Big Alaska Show about whale behaviors and migration from Hawaii, Mexico and Central America as they return to Alaskan waters to feed during the summer. http://whaleswithoutborders.info/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/BAS-4-9-16-Whales-GORDON-SNYDER.mp3
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Barnacles Attach to Whales

How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales

How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?It’s hard out there for a symbiotic barnacle, but somehow they find a way…Barnacles Attach to Whales Barnacles regularly colonize the skin of filter-feeding whales, and they often do so in huge numbers — one humpback whale, for instance, can host almost 1,000 pounds of […]
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Whale Tales 2016 February 12-15, 2016

Whale tails 2016 on Maui Whale Tales 2016 Whales bring wonder and awe into our island life. Come learn about whales from top international scientists, photographers, filmmakers, and conservationists at the 10th Annual Whale Tales event in West Maui! Whale Tales is a four-day educational event, full of presentations, receptions, whale watches led by presenters, […]
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Mystery absence of humpback whales

Mystery absence of humpback whales in Hawaii

Mystery absence of humpback whales in HawaiiMore than 10,000 humpback whales make the winter journey from Alaska to the warm waters off Hawaii, traveling in groups of three or four, to mate and give birth among larger pods. The season for humpbacks usually runs from November through May, as whales swim along the archipelago. The […]
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Whale Vomit Used in Expensive Perfume

“Whale Vomit” from sperm whale is a faecal-smelling commodity used in perfumes.Muscat: Two Omanis found 13kg Ambergris, a prized perfume ingredient from the guts of a dead sperm whale that washed up on the Fooshi shores of Sadah province in southern Oman last week. The ingredient, Ambergris (also called “Whale Vomit’) is a wax-like soft […]
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Eye of The Whale

Whales Without Borders on The Big Alaska Show Radio Program.

We chat about ©“Whales are the Canaries of the Ocean” and Interview Photographer Glenn J. Barr about his way photographing whales underwater.Swimming within arms length of whale Glenn J. Barr understands how to interact.Listen Segments of Whales Without Borders on The Big Alaska Show Radio Program Opening Radio Show Banter (Click to area left of […]
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Musician Unraveled the Secrets of Whale Song

How a Musician Unraveled the Secrets of Whale SongWhale songs are some of the most hauntingly beautiful and bizarre noises in the world. These majestic marine mammals interact with each other to create songs of escalating length and complexity over the years, in what one might compare to jazz riffing or Indigenous Australian songlines, the […]
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whales sculpture is made of willow and 70,000 plastic bottles

Whales sculpture is made of willow and 70,000 plastic bottles

Whales sculpture is made of willow and 70,000 plastic bottles to highlight threat of plastic pullution to world’s oceans Made from willow harvested in Somerset, the six-tonne sculpture depicts a blue whale and a humpback whale swimming through an ‘ocean’ of 70,000 plastic bottles, collected from the Bristol Half Marathon and Bristol 10k race. The […]
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White Humpback Whale has been spotted

Massive White Humpback Whale has been sited.

A White Humpback Whale has been spotted off the coast of Baltimore White Humpback Whale spotted off Baltimore, West Cork, Ireland The recent, very rare sighting of a 40ft white humpback whale around 14 miles off Baltimore, West Cork, Ireland by skipper Pat Collins and crewman Gerard Minihane has caused a flurry of excitement. They […]
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Whale photography tricks

Whale photography tricks of the trade

Whale photography: tricks of the trade with Scott Portelli – Part 1Everyone wants to take that elusive breach shot or capture a perfect tail fluke just before a humpback dives, but it can sometimes take a little patience and know how to help you achieve those special moments. Here are some technique tips to make […]
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