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DeFINitely Hot: Straight out of a novel – ‘Orcastrated‘ killer whale attacks

'Killer whales would never attack people in the wild' is a popular opinion. So why did Atlantic killer whales choose to swim against the stream?

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Ask a Scientist: What is risky whale behaviour?

Australia has seen two serious incidents between swim participants and humpback whales this month. Could this have been avoided? Why 'reading the signs' is important when we engage in close encounters with marine wildlife...

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DeFINitely Hot: Why telling people to refrain from flash photography is not enough

We are on a good way to make marine wildlife tourism more sustainable by reviewing existing policies. However, it seems as if management still hasn't fully arrived in the 21st century...

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Ask a Scientist: How it really feels having submitted your thesis

You expect them to be as happy as a whale having its mouth full of krill, but some doctoral candidates may feel differently after taking the big leap...

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Who's Who? Orcas of Antarctica

If you thought the orcas of the Pacific Northwest are diverse, take a closer look at Antarctica...

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Happy(?) Mother's Day! What you should know about swimming with humpback whales

Every year, Mother's Day is celebrating the awesome moms out there. And frankly, some of them have to try a bit harder than others...

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Who's Who? Orcas of the Pacific Northwest Pt.2

Due to popular demand orcas of the Pacific Northwest now displaying their unique eyepatches...

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DeFINitely Hot: Social Distancing around Wildlife

Look at all the wildlife that is dwelling into urban landscapes due to our absence! What you should know about such encounters...

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