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“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

Dr. Neil Burnie To Lecture At BUEI Tonight

Dr. Neil Burnie To Lecture At BUEI Tonight

This evening [July 23] the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute on Crow Lane will be hosting the 4th lecture in the Citizen Science Lecture Series. The lecture will feature Bermuda’s Dr. Neil Burnie set to share his adventures with tiger sharks, whales, grouper, lionfish and more. BUEI’s Citizen Science Series is hosted by BUEI Chairman... Read more of this article

Bermuda Humpbacks Feature In New Study

Bermuda Humpbacks Feature In New Study

Research published this week in the journal “Science” involving a population of humpback whales which spends time in Bermuda’s waters every year adds further evidence to the theory the giant mammals are able to learn from one other, in this case passing on a hunting technique suited to a particular type of prey. The authors of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Whales Cavorting In Bermuda Waters

Photos: Whales Cavorting In Bermuda Waters

Every year the humpback whales, gentle giants of the sea, pass through Bermuda on their way north after spending the cooler winter months in the Caribbean.Local cruise boat operators and fisherman alike take locals and visitors out to sea, often not far from shore, to see these amazing behemoth’s dance and play in wonderful displays of diving... Read more of this article

Andrew Stevenson Gives Whale Presentations

Andrew Stevenson Gives Whale Presentations

Andrew Stevenson, who started the Humpback Whale Research Project in 2007, will be giving two presentations on Tuesday [Mar 19] at BUEI Tradewinds Auditorium. This illustrated lecture will include never-before witnessed, extraordinary underwater video of humpback behavior here in Bermuda as well as their breeding grounds in the Caribbean. Underwater... Read more of this article