Bringing you stories, news, fun facts, and more about whales, dolphins and porpoises.
Episode 032-Community Science
We are joined with the amazing Caitlin Birdsall to talk about the magic of community/citizen science especially when it comes to cetaceans! -Do our Seventh Anniversary Survey –Marine Education and Research Society –Whale Report app -BC Cetaceans Sighting Network –Cetaceans Sightings Networks across the world –Northern Resident’s at a Rubbing Beach
Episode 031-Summer Report 2021
We are joined by special guest Ashley Keegan this month to hear all about the whale watching season in the Salish Sea this year! Show Notes: –Whale Watching Guidelines –Sustainable Halloween Candy –Halloween Waste Recycling in BC
We are back with a porpoise this month😂 You guessed it-we are talking all about those tiny cetaceans-porpoises! Show Notes –Why it might not be too late for the Vaquita –Porpoises are most closely related to Belugas and Narwhals than Dolphins –An Incredible Encounter with Dolphins and Porpoises –Porpoise Conservation Society –Ocean Wise Seafood
Episode 029-Cetacean Evolution
We dive way back in time this episode to explore Cetacean Evolution! Show Notes –From Land to Water: the Origin of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises | Evolution: Education and Outreach | Full Text (biomedcentral.com) –The Evolutionary History of Whales – Cetacean Evolution Part 1 – YouTube –The Walking Whales (from Land to Water in Eight […]
Episode 028-Fin Whales
We are back and talking all things Fin Whales this month! Show Notes -Fin Whales in the St. Lawrence https://www.rorqual.com/downloads/fin-whale-survival-pdf.pdf -Australian destroyer with two dead Fin Whales on its’ bow https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/12/australia/australia-destroyer-whales-san-diego-intl-hnk-scli-ml/index.html -Fin Whale songs used for Seismic surveys https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6530/731.abstract -The Fin Whale Project https://www.edmaktub.org/en/fin-whale-project/ –An Amazing Fin Whale Encounter
Episode 027-Norwegian Orcas
We are back, once again celebrating Orca Awareness Month with a very special guest, Krisztina Balotay, who is here to tell us all about Norwegian Killer Whales! Show Notes: -Krisztina’s Whale Tales –Norwegian Orca Survey –Orca Channel
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Whaley great show!
These three share their love of cetaceans in a way that is both informative and entertaining. Really enjoy listening and look forward to each new podcast!
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Your podcasts are always informative and interesting. I thoroughly enjoy them. 💙🐳🐋