whales

Swimming With Whales: Know the Risks and When It’s Best to Keep Your Distance

Swimming With Whales: Know the Risks and When It’s Best to Keep Your Distance

Three people were injured last month in separate humpback whale encounters off the Western Australia coast. The incidents happened during snorkelling tours on Ningaloo Reef when swimmers came too close to a mother and her calf. Swim encounters with humpback whales are relatively new in the Australian wildlife tourism portfolio….

Scientists Are Sticking Cameras On Whales To Explore The Changing Antarctic

Scientists Are Sticking Cameras On Whales To Explore The Changing Antarctic

The waters surrounding the Antarctic Peninsula are warming rapidly, yet we know very little about how this is impacting some of the region’s most charismatic denizens: the filter-feeding baleen whales that call this icy realm home. But a team of scientists is hoping to change that with the help of…