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Dolphins, Whales Playing Near Challenger Bank

Dolphins, Whales Playing Near Challenger Bank

On Friday [Apr.15] a pod of dolphins was spotted near Challenger Bank, cresting on bow waves created by humpback whales. Conservationist and documentarian Andrew Stevenson, who heads Bermuda’s Humpback Whale Research Project, filmed and photographed the wild dolphins as they cavorted near his research boat.Mr. Stevenson said: “We found... Read more of this article

Two Whales Visit 27 & 34 Years Later

Two Whales Visit 27 & 34 Years Later

Bermuda has attracted two long term repeat visitors of the marine variety, as two whales that were first recorded here in 1977 and 1984 respectively, were filmed back in Bermuda waters last week. Whale researcher Andrew Stevenson said, “We managed to identify both these whales and both were first photographed in Bermuda, one 34 years ago and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Whale Film DC Festival Selection

Bermuda Whale Film DC Festival Selection

Bermuda documentarian Andrew Stevenson’s award-winning ”Where The Whales Sing” — which paints an intimate cinematic portrait of the humpback whales as they migrate past the island at spring – has been selected to screen at the upcoming 19th Environmental Film Festival in Washington, DC. For the past three years Mr.... Read more of this article

High Honors For “Where the Whales Sing”

High Honors For “Where the Whales Sing”

Bermuda documentarian Andrew Stevenson’s “Where the Whales Sing” has been awarded High Honours at the Princeton Environmental Film Festival held in New Jersey. This is the second international honour for the film has earned, after winning its category at the 2010 BLUE Ocean Film Festival. Three years ago Mr. Stevenson embarked on a... Read more of this article

Three Whales Spotted Along South Shore

Three Whales Spotted Along South Shore

Researcher Andrew Stevenson said three whales were spotted along South Shore today [Jan 22] moving slowly from Horseshoe Bay to the Reefs where one whale put on a display, tail lobbing, breaching and pectoral fin slapping for about an hour. Mr Stevenson said they were about 3/4 of a mile offshore, and it seemed to be a calf doing most of the activity.The... Read more of this article

Researcher Wants Your Whale Photos

Researcher Wants Your Whale Photos

Think of them as passport photos for Bermuda’s greatest repeat visitors. With the first humpback whales of the season already spotted off Bermuda, the Humpback Whale Research Project is asking for the public’s help compiling a photographic catalogue of these migratory animals’ unique fluke markings — allowing for individual... Read more of this article

Whale Documentary Screening At BUEI

Whale Documentary Screening At BUEI

Bermuda documentarian Andrew Stevenson’s “Where the Whales Sing” — which made a huge splash on the international nature film festival circuit last year — will be screened at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) on January 13. Tickets for the screening and lecture are available at the BUIE Gift Shop —... Read more of this article

First Humpback Whales of Season Spotted

First Humpback Whales of Season Spotted

[Updated] The first whales this winter season were spotted yesterday [Dec 31]. Mr Andrew Stevenson said two whales were spotted off the appropriately named Whale Watch Hill, and then he “followed them along South Shore for four hours until they were past South West Breaker where they appeared to be heading very slowly towards Sally Tuckers. They... Read more of this article

Filmmaker Donates Copies to Schools

Filmmaker Donates Copies to Schools

Minister of Education Dame Jennifer Smith received what she termed a “magnanimous gift” from local film maker and nature conservationist, Andrew Stevenson. On Thursday [Dec 9] Mr. Stevenson visited the Ministry of Education and donated more than 40 DVD copies of his award winning documentary “Where the Whales Sing” to Minister Smith.The three-year... Read more of this article

Winner! Bermuda Whales Documentary

Winner! Bermuda Whales Documentary

Great news comes from California that the Bermuda-made documentary “Where the Whales Sing” has won its category at the 2010 BLUE Ocean Film Festival. Filmed and edited over a three-year period by Andrew Stevenson, the documentary won the “Emerging Underwater Filmmaker” category and was screened during the film festival in the... Read more of this article

Whales Documentary: Film Festival Finals

Whales Documentary: Film Festival Finals

The one hour long documentary “Where the Whales Sing” by Andrew Stevenson has been selected as a finalist at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival, a global film festival and conservation summit for underwater filmmakers and marine researchers. The film was selected from over 350 entries in 19 categories submitted by the most talented ocean filmmakers... Read more of this article

Video: Newport Sailors Encounter Whales

Video: Newport Sailors Encounter Whales

The team that was sailing aboard the J-42 Dolphin in the 2010 Newport to Bermuda Race, which started June 18th, encountered a group of whales along their journey. There are 4/5 whales visible in the video, and the crew can be heard discussing whether they are sperm whales or humpbacks. Related StoriesNewport Bermuda Race To Aid Ocean Health ‘Whale... Read more of this article

Expert Not Hopeful on Tangled Whale’s Chances

Expert Not Hopeful on Tangled Whale’s Chances

A local whale expert doesn’t hold out much hope for the rope entangled whale he spotted in Bermuda waters last week. Only days after a dead baby whale was found in Bermuda waters, the rope entangled whale was spotted by Mr. Andrew Stevenson of the Whale Research Project. Mr. Stevenson went back out in the waters for around 15 hours on Sunday,... Read more of this article