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Upcoming: Humpback Whale Book Launch

Upcoming: Humpback Whale Book Launch

The book launch of ‘Andrew Stevenson’s Whale Song: Journeys into the Secret Lives of the North Atlantic humpbacks’ will take place this Wednesday, 12th October 6-8 pm at the Aquarium in the Aquarium Hall.The introductory price of this large-format illustrated book will be $40.00 rather than the suggested retail price of $45.00. Thanks... Read more of this article

“Where the Whales Sing” Wins In Croatia

“Where the Whales Sing” Wins In Croatia

Continuing to pick up accolades, the Bermuda-made documentary “Where the Whales Sing” has won two more awards, this time at a Croatian Film Festival. The film won the Best Environmental Film Award and Special Audience Award at the International underwater film festival “Bijeli lav” held in Rovinj, Croatia this past weekend. Filmmaker... Read more of this article

Letter of Intent: Stellwagen Marine Sanctuary

Letter of Intent: Stellwagen Marine Sanctuary

Today [June 30] a Letter of Intent between the U.S Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and the Government of Bermuda was signed, with both parties pledging cooperation on future marine mammal sanctuary discussions. Pictured below are: Southeast Regional Director of NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Senior Science Advisory... Read more of this article

Humpback Project Wraps Up 2011 Research

Humpback Project Wraps Up 2011 Research

The Bermuda Humpback Whale Project has completed its photo-ID cataloguing of the island’s greatest return visitors for 2011 — documenting at least 150 of the magnificent migratory animals in the island’s waters between February and May. Headed by conservationist and filmmaker Andrew Stevenson, the Humpback Whale Project — founded... Read more of this article

Royal Wedding Auction: Dr. Saul Carving

Royal Wedding Auction: Dr. Saul Carving

A  cedar humpback whale breaching off the shores of Bermuda carved by former Premier Dr. David Saul will be sold at the Royal Wedding High Tea silent auction to raise funds for Project Action. A longtime cedar craftsman, Dr. David Saul has been producing carvings since he retired from politics more than 15 years ago. He has donated some his whale... Read more of this article

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