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Draw24 - A Night at the Museum
1:14 pm , September 10, 2015 Comments Off on Draw24 – A Night at the Museum

Draw24 – A Night at the Museum

“l paint what cannot be photographed, and l photograph what cannot be painted!” – May Ray Oh to be able to paint and draw! I’m spellbound when I see magnificent art. Its probably not that surprising that I love photo realistic style. Natural History Illustration – University of Newcastle Over the past four years I’ve collaborated […]

Living Ocean - Humpback Migration Research Program
10:24 am , June 13, 2015 Comments Off on Living Ocean – Humpback Migration Research Program

Living Ocean – Humpback Migration Research Program

I’m delighted to have been asked by Living Ocean to assist their Humpback Migration Research Program as an observer/photographer.  “Think locally and act locally!” – Dr Jane Goodall Living Ocean In 2010 Kim Hubner was horrified by the continued killing of whales in the Southern Ocean. Passionately wanting to do something positive she along with her husband […]

The Tongan Fluke Collective
9:50 am , October 3, 2014 Comments Off on The Tongan Fluke Collective

The Tongan Fluke Collective

The Tongan Fluke Collective (TFC) aims to build a catalogue of tail fluke ID images of the Humpback whales visiting the Kingdom of Tonga during the breeding and calving season (July – October) to help scientists build a better understanding of their numbers and distribution. Unfortunately the Tongan population of humpback whales are making a much […]

2:06 pm , April 1, 2012 Comments Off on Iron Whales – ABC TV Catalyst

Iron Whales – ABC TV Catalyst

Whales eat a lot! Well that’s an understatement considering how large they are. But have you ever wondered what comes out the other end? In this fascinating story reporter Mark Horstman discovers that whales not only play a critical role in fertilising the oceans and providing a basic food source for marine plants such as […]

6:09 pm , March 20, 2012 Comments Off on Chemical Whales – ABC TV Catalyst

Chemical Whales – ABC TV Catalyst

I was very interested in Dr Susan Bengtson Nash study of persistent organic pollutants such as organochlorine pesticides like DDT, or industrial chemicals like PCBs and dioxins in the Antarctic food chain. The study looked at the levels of these pollutants in Krill and how they accumulate in animals higher up the food chain such as whales. […]