Video: Diver Films Southern Right Whale Encounter Underwater

Posted Wed, Aug 6, 2014 by Madeleine Simon to endangered, national geographic, national geographic diver, whaling

National geographic captures footage of southern right whales

Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis). (Photo: Flickr Creative Commons / Jose Rambaud)

While diving along South America’s eastern coast, diver and undersea specialist on "National Geographic Explorer" Justin Hofman came across a southern right whale and her calf — one of the rarest marine mammals.

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A Sight to Sea

Posted Tue, Jan 15, 2008 by nikki to whales, whaling

The fight over whether whaling should be banned or not heated recently when two anti-whaling activists were detained on a Japanese fishing vessel after boarding the ship without permission to reportedly dispense information.

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