The Whales-online Podcast
Whales-online weekly podcasts feature news and inside interviews with experts in the field of whale, dolphin and porpoise protection, through friendly, informal, conversational and in depth discussions. The podcasts provide a unique opportunity to listen to the work they do, hear the details behind what is topical, and insights about future directions. Whales-online podcasts are all supported by a website providing additional information, online discussions, areas for kids and words from the wise where scientists and specialists publish their independent thoughts and ideas about whale, dolphin and porpoise protection.

Past Shows

11/16/2007 | Download File 6.37 MB -right click to download

This week whales-online brings you an interview with Chris Butler-Stroud, CEO of the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) about the organisations philosophical thinking about the protection of whales and dolphins around the world. Characteristically Chris articulates the heart of the matter

11/23/2007 | Download File 5.04 MB -right click to download

This week whales-online brings you an interview with Dr Simon Jarman, a Research Scientist with the Australian Antarctic Division, part of the Australian Department of Environment and Water Resources. Australia invests heavily in whale conservation research in the Southern Ocean through their Centre

11/23/2007 | Download File 5.47 MB -right click to download

For this special episode whales -online brings you an with Philippa Brakes, Senior Biologist with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society. Both Philippa and WDCS have been involved in the campaign to stop whaling for a considerable amount of time. In speaking with Philippa it seems clear that Jap

11/29/2007 | Download File 11.41 MB -right click to download

This week whales-online brings you an interview with Mr Robert Hepworth, Executive Secretary with the Convention for the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (also known as CMS), an important part of the United Nations family. This interview is a rare opportunity to hear in detail the t

12/07/2007 | Download File 10.65 MB -right click to download

This week whales-online brings you an interview with Professor Hal Whitehead from Dalhousie University. Hal has spent the last 25 year studying the social organization and culture of sperm whales, in the South Pacific since 1985 and the northwest Atlantic since 1986. His long-term study has revealed

12/14/2007 | Download File 7.04 MB -right click to download

This week whales-online’s own Dr Margi Prideaux demystifies the climate change talks and explains the background, the science and the political negotiations taking place in Bali this week. She describes, in plain English, the Kyoto Protocol and details the focus for a post Kyoto deal, with an emph

12/21/2007 | Download File 6.66 MB -right click to download

This week whales-online’s speaks with Hilton Professor of Business Ethics and Director of the Centre for Ethics and Business, Thomas White, from the Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, about his recently published book In Defense of Dolphins: The New Moral Frontier. As a philosopher Thomas

01/03/2008 | Download File 4.17 MB -right click to download

Confused about climate change? Whales-online’s own Dr Margi Prideaux provides a whale and dolphin relevant update from the Bali climate change talks. Margi explains what the Bali Roadmap will do, and what is possible for whales and dolphins in the new post Kyoto climate change deal to be negotiate

12/27/2007 | Download File 8.27 MB -right click to download

This week whales-online speaks with Dr David Lusseau, Lecturer in Marine Populations at the University of Aberdeen, about his long-term research into the ecology of populations of bottlenose dolphins. His research specifically looks at how the environment in which they live shapes their individual s

02/01/2008 | Download File 5.38 MB -right click to download

Whales-online speaks with Dr Mike Heithaus of Florida International University about the work of the Shark Bay Marine Ecosystem Research Group and their important investigations in the role of predators in this pristine wilderness area. Shark Bay, Western Australia is one of the very few undisturb


just brilliant

they are new, but worh a listen. clearly insider knowledge about some of the big debates around these animals. listen in! good stuff!!
Reviewed on 08/21/2007

Really great - very informative

Excellent to hear from people doing the work.
Reviewed on 08/30/2007


Reviewed on 02/01/2008

This is a great cast

Great information. Really feels like your listening to insiders. Lots I didn't know - like whats Japan really doing right now in Antarctica!
Reviewed on 02/03/2008

very cool

look forward to them coming back!
Reviewed on 02/27/2008

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