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

08/10/2007 | Download File 3.50 MB -right click to download

Eposode 1 introduction

08/10/2007 | Download File 6.09 MB -right click to download

Featuring an interview with Chris Smyth. The discussion covers the impact of climate change on the marine environment and the relevance of this to both whale and human populations. Chris highlights the importance and value of public pressure.

08/10/2007 | Download File 6.03 MB -right click to download

Discussion with Philippa Brakes about science, welfare and the human evolution of our relationship with wild species of animals.

08/10/2007 | Download File 4.66 MB -right click to download

Discussion with Margi Prideaux about the conflicts between dolphins and developing world fisheries, the need to control distant water fleets and to improve regulations and enforcement.

08/10/2007 | Download File 7.36 MB -right click to download

Discussion with Tony Bartram about an inspiring new educational program called "Kangaroo Island Dolphin Watch" which is teaching school children the skills for real world scientific monitoring while inspiring young minds to protect dolphins and their habitats.

08/10/2007 | Download File 6.08 MB -right click to download

Dissussion with Mick McIntyre, Director IFAW Asia Pacific, about creating connections and using media to develop conservation awareness. Mick relives his career in film and take us on a journey that connects his two worlds of film making and his current work in conservation. My Podcast Alley feed!

08/10/2007 | Download File 6.08 MB -right click to download

In the week of the announcement from scientists that the Baiji is now sadly extinct, we interview Sue Miller-Taei, Marine Programme Manager with Conservation International and Pacific Regional Adviser with the International Fund for Animal Welfare, about the challenges of conservation in the Pacific

08/17/2007 | Download File 7.79 MB -right click to download

This week we interview Courtney Vail, who is the Caribbean Programme Leader for the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society. Following on the theme of our first podcast with Guisepppe Notarbartolo di Sciara discussing regional work in the Mediterranean and in the Pacific, Courtney articulates the cha

08/24/2007 | Download File 7.64 MB -right click to download

This week we speak with Professor Al Gillespie, an expert in international environmental law working within the academic system as a law professor, an author of significant note and also a consultant to government delegations and conservation organisations. Al describes a world that is often poorly

08/30/2007 | Download File 5.39 MB -right click to download

This week we speak with Dr Mike Bossley, a research scientist, educator, activist and academic, who has fused his many years of experience into a principled position of gently learning and leading by example. Mike’s current work is a long term behavioral study of a small community of bottlenose do


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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