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‘The Secret Lives Of Humpback Whales’ Lecture

‘The Secret Lives Of Humpback Whales’ Lecture

This coming Thursday, Andrew Stevenson will reveal some of his aerial footage in the making of the upcoming sequel to his ‘Where the Whales Sing’.The event promotion said, “Andrew Stevenson will reveal some of his aerial footage in the making of the upcoming sequel to his award-winning film ‘Where the Whales Sing’. “His... Read more of this article

Whale Is Only Witness To Crime In New Book

Whale Is Only Witness To Crime In New Book

A book by author Pat Wiley titled ‘Eyewitness: A Nautical Murder Mystery’ sees its lead character facing a criminal investigation, saying “the nightmare leading to my arrest began while sailing alone to the island of Bermuda,” with the the “only witness in his favor” being a humpback whale. The book’s description says,... Read more of this article

Andrew Stevenson Wins Photography Award

Andrew Stevenson Wins Photography Award

[Updated] Bermuda’s Andrew Stevenson was recently honoured by the Prince of Wales’ Commonwealth Environmental Photography Awards ‘Out of the Blue’ competition, with his photo of a humpback whale off the coast of Bermuda winning an award for ‘Highly Commended – Most Publicly Liked Entry.’ Mr. Stevenson’s... Read more of this article

Stevenson: Boat Strikes Threatening Humpbacks

Stevenson: Boat Strikes Threatening Humpbacks

Photographs recently captured in the Challenger Banks area offer a stark reminder of the perils that whales can face in the ocean, with the whale spotted harbouring a slash across its back that whale researcher Andrew Stevenson said appears to have been caused by the prop of a small boat, lopping off its dorsal fin. Mr Stevenson said, “The North... Read more of this article

“Dancing Whales In Bermuda” Art Exhibition

“Dancing Whales In Bermuda” Art Exhibition

Masterworks is getting set to host an exhibition titled “Dancing Whales in Bermuda” from March 27 through April 15, with the exhibition coinciding with the island’s local whale season. The exhibit — featuring black & white underwater photography by Andrew Stevenson — will open at 5.30pm tomorrow evening [March 27],... Read more of this article

Screening Of Where The Whales Sing At BUEI

Screening Of Where The Whales Sing At BUEI

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is getting set to host a screening of Where the Whales Sing at 6pm on Thursday [Nov 13] at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI].The screening is part of the department’s Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series. Andrew Stevenson started his research on humpbacks in 2007. His visual... Read more of this article

ACE Gallery To Host “Dancing With Whales”

ACE Gallery To Host “Dancing With Whales”

The ACE Gallery will be hosting ‘Dancing with Whales’, an exhibition of black and white photography by Andrew Stevenson. The opening reception will take place on Thursday [Sept 25] from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. A spokesperson said, “The underwater photographs were taken in March 2014 of two ‘dancing’ humpback whales as they engaged... Read more of this article

101 Whales Identified In Bermuda This Year

101 Whales Identified In Bermuda This Year

From January – April of this year, 101 individual whales were identified in Bermuda’s waters, with the markings on their flukes serving to identify the majestic creatures as they pass through for their annual migration. Humpback whales can be permanently identified by their unique black-and-white patterns on the ventral [bottom] side of... Read more of this article

Video: “Dancing Humpbacks” In Bermuda Waters

Video: “Dancing Humpbacks” In Bermuda Waters

Local whale researcher Andrew Stevenson recently captured two humpback whales in their natural environment in Bermuda’s waters, with the video below showing their graceful and languid movement. The YouTube description from Mr. Stevenson said, “Every once in a while I have a close encounter with humpbacks. These encounters are always on the... Read more of this article

Photos: Whales Breach During Ocean Vet Outing

Photos: Whales Breach During Ocean Vet Outing

One of Bernews photographers had the opportunity to tag along with the Ocean Vet team of Dr. Neil Burnie and Choy Aming, getting the chance to see a variety of ocean life in action as the cameras rolled for the production of the 12-part television series.The team has been leaving Flatts inlet on a 30 foot custom Predator catamaran with seven people... Read more of this article

BUEI Set To Host Bermuda Whales Lecture

BUEI Set To Host Bermuda Whales Lecture

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is getting set to host a lecture from whale expert Andrew Stevenson as he offers an update on his efforts to capture the behavior of humpback whales in their natural environment on high definition video. According to a spokesperson, “Now into his eighth year of observing, researching, filming,... Read more of this article

Video: Whale Songs Featured On 60 Minutes

Video: Whale Songs Featured On 60 Minutes

In an effort to make the lives of whales more apparent to television viewers around the world, 60 Minutes producer Dan Ruetenik spent much of last summer cold-calling different whale researchers in order to get their point of view for an upcoming episode, but the most interesting information he gleaned started with one man, a Bermudian who made history... Read more of this article

Dead Baby Whale Washes Ashore In East End

Dead Baby Whale Washes Ashore In East End

A dead baby whale, either a Pygmy or Dwarf Sperm Whale, washed ashore on Sunday [July 21] in the east end. Patrick Talbot from the Department of Conservation said, “It was 4’ long, male and possibly a neonate (newborn) as it had no teeth yet. The animal was fairly fresh and in good condition.“A necropsy was performed; however, no obvious... Read more of this article