We’ve all seen the heartbreaking photos of animals being caught up in plastic waste and often killed. We’ve all seen the reports of whales, dolphins, birds and other marine animals washing up dead on beaches with stomachs full of plastic bags and other objects. Just last week, a pregnant sperm whale washed up on a […]
A Migaloo swims by Byron Bay with another whale. Image Credit: Photograph by Craig Parry. by Patrick Williams, A stunning photograph of a Migaloo making his way up the eastern Australian coast has snagged Craig Parry, a Byron Bay photographer a prestigious international award. Titled The Ghost, Craig Parry’s photo of the famed white whale […]
The New York Times reports New evidence suggests that the endangered population lost much of a critical food source, but may be stabilizing slightly as it shifts territory to feed elsewhere. Read story at Where Did the Right Whales Go? – The New York Times
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As expected, after the Total discovery, this year will be filled with seismic and exploration applications in the “shop till you drop” for gas. But at what cost? Please see the summation below of what and whom will be affected by this “desktop study”. Please remember that after the innocuous paper study may come drilling […]
Image Credit: Photo by Mark Williams · · From Pic of the Week I spent most of today photographing the whales, two cows each with calves close to shore, I got some nice shots but nothing really great. I’m starting to get hungry and it’s lunchtime so I start to pack up, the whales have […]
70 gray whales have stranded on the coasts of Washington, Oregon, Alaska and California, the most since 2000.