Snorkeling with whales and dolphins in Sri Lanka Our tours clearly revolve around snorkeling on some of the most beautiful reefs on the planet. Each day our snorkeling sessions expose our guests to some of the coolest, most beautiful, and most colorful marine life in the world. With this tour to Sri Lanka, however, we […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mirissa is one of the best places in the world for whale watching, especially for the most famous largest marine mammal “Blue Whales”. Actually it takes only six to nine nautical miles from Mirissa harbor to reach whale habitats. We are operating whale watching tours for last seven years and though our experience, we can […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
WDC joins protest against ship-to-ship oil transfers in Scotland12 December 2016 – 11:43am Hundreds of protesters gathered over the weekend in Nairn to campaign against new plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Moray Firth. Groups from both sides of the Firth, including WDC, met at Nairn central beach to voice their opposition to Cromarty […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
An Armada of Whales: WDC in Sri Lanka 1 April 2015 – 10:19am Date: March 24th 2015 Country: Sri Lanka. Location: 8°35’12.10”N 79° 32’ 11.84” E Last week I was in Sri Lanka to help coordinate WDC’s Project BLUEprint training workshop for the local whale watch operators in Kalpitiya in the northwest. The event was […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The blue whale is the largest animal ever known to have existed. During the 20th century, the species was almost exterminated due to commercial whaling. The species has slowly recovered following the global whaling ban but it remains endangered and faces a number of serious threats including ship strikes and the impact of climate […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
‘Moby Dick’ May Be More Than Just A Whale Of A Tale New research suggests sperm whales can use their huge heads as battering rams against ships and each other. 04/09/2016 11:07 am ET | Updated 3 days ago 1.6 K Lee Speigel Writer, Editor Photo by Reinhard Dirscherl / Ullstein Bild A new […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Blue Whale The blue whale is the largest animal ever known to have lived. It is even bigger than the largest dinosaur that lived – the Argentinosaurus. It is estimated that there are about 8,000-14,000 blue whales worldwide. The IUCN Red List counts the blue whale as “endangered”. The blue whale was too quick […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Do ship strikes threaten the recovery of California blue whales? Cole Monnahan California population, North Pacific04Sep Do ship strikes threaten the recovery of California blue whales? This question motivated my thesis, and in this post we’ll discuss the question, and then answer it. The question was raised because a dedicated group of scientists have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
TILIKUM AND THE HISTORY OF WILD ORCA CAPTURES 9 APRIL 2016 – 11:16AM Although Tilikum has been a captive whale for most of his life – the past 33 years – he started life as wild orca in the cold waters of the North Atlantic, a free Icelandic whale. Tilikum was a victim of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Whale entanglements: Crab fishermen help prevent injuries, deaths of majestic animals A NOAA whale disentanglement team attempts to free a humpback whale off the Northern California coast.California Whale Rescue — Pieter Folkens – MMHSRP Permit 18786 By Erin E.A. Ross, Correspondent POSTED: 04/05/16, 5:07 PM PDT | UPDATED: 5 DAYS AGO 2 COMMENTS A single […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Please note: Terms and conditions of Underwater photography with Whales You must be a strong swimmer to join this trip and have a real passion for marine-life and blue whales. Time calculate with travel time + swimming time. (additional hours will be charged). Maximum 4 people for one group. We do not provide any swimming […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Whale and Dolphin Watching Departure 6.30 am from harbor with Speed Liner Boat Free Drop off and pick up around Hotels in mirissa area Duration of Sail will be 3 to 5 Hours Continental Breakfast pack and mineral water provided on board Medication for Seasick provided on-board The qualified skipper and crew will guide you […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Friend of the Sea has urged the World Shipping Council to prevent whales ship strikes in Sri Lanka and worldwide. During a series of conferences in Southern Sri Lanka, Friend of the Sea’s director Dr Paolo Bray exposed the problem of the increasing number of endangered whales being killed by cargo ships strikes. Pigmy blue […]Continue Reading... No Comments.