Archive for March, 2014

ICJ Ruling in Australia v Japan

The international court of justice (ICJ) at the Hague has determined that Japan’s “scientific” whaling activities were a sham. They had published only two peer-reviewed scientific papers since 2005 despite killing close to 4000 great whales.

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Baja Blog 2014 – Week 7

Baja Blog 2014 – Week 7

Week 7 was our final week of the 2014 Baja season. Fair winds and humpback whale dominated seas greeted us as we began the week. Twice this week we found a pair of humpbacks logging close to each other at the surface. They were different individuals but the behavior that […]

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Baja Blog 2014 – Week 6

Baja Blog 2014 – Week 6

Well it is official. The humpback whales have taken over the waters around Loreto. We have never even remotely seen as many humpbacks as we are now seeing, and the dolphin numbers are also about as high as we have ever seen here. We just ended a long streak. It […]

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Baja Blog 2014 – Weeks 4 & 5

Baja Blog 2014 – Weeks 4 & 5

Due to a slight case of fatigue I took last Sunday off and am combining weeks 4 and 5 into one blog. And what a blog it will be! The two weeks began with a dramatic drop in blue whale numbers as the krill all but disappeared and signs of squid […]

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Baja Blog 2014 – Week 3

Baja Blog 2014 – Week 3

Week 3 began with yours truly heading up to LA to film a clip or two with the Oceanic Preservation Society for their new upcoming theatrical documentary on the 6th extinction. A great and short experience. After heading back to Baja the next day we began right where we left off. […]

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