5 days ago

Kangaroo Island / Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch

Greenpeace Australia Pacific
Join us live from UNDERNEATH THE SEA at Australia's little-understood Great Southern Reef! We'll be joined by some amazing marine scientists who will be answering your questions about this unique ecosystem. Add your questions in the comments! 🐠🦑🦀

Add your name to protect this magical ecosystem from risky oil drilling >> act.gp/makeoilhistory
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Another incredible day on (and in!) the water with my Dolphin Watch family. You mean the world to me.... both humans and dolphins alike!

Thank you 💙
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4 weeks ago

Kangaroo Island / Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch

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BBC Earth
This is the moment David Attenborough showed us the heartbreaking impact our plastic problem has on marine life.

Thank you, viewers, for voting this #BluePlanet2 scene as the winner of #BAFTA 'Must See Moment' 🏆💙
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1 month ago

Kangaroo Island / Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch

Greenpeace Australia Pacific
EXCLUSIVE: For more than two years, oil companies have waged a legal battle to cover up details of how dangerous drilling in the Great Australian Bight would be.

Now Greenpeace has gained exclusive access to the previously secret plans - and it’s obvious why Big Oil wanted to keep them under wraps.

Watch and share to expose Big Oil. #makeoilhistory #peoplevsoil
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1 month ago

Kangaroo Island / Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch

Just what the Dr ordered ... a beautiful day on the water with a large pods of Bottlenose dolphins for most of the 2 hr survey ... unbelievable.
We had just left and were near the Screwpile Jetty when the dolphins were first sighted ... we slowly continued around Granite Island and to Yilki Reef and Wright Island ... and were continuously surrounded by dolphins.
It still astounds me the effect dolphins can have on people ... many times during the survey there was complete silence on the boat ... 22 people just in awe and taking it all in.
The dolphins also seemed to be having a great time as well with a lot of displays observed ... loafing, tail slapping, jumping, some fishing, others mating, some being inquisitive and bow riding and visiting the other boats in the area ... it was one of the best dolphins experienced in a long time. We then visited ... and was entertained by the Long nosed Fur Seals at Seal Island.
A big thank you to everyone involved in this special survey ... to SS Ian and Maddie for a great ride in perfect conditions ... This was Maddie's first official Kangaroo Island/Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch Survey so welcome to the family Maddie ... and of course a big thank to the BIG DUCK BOAT TOURS for your continuing support and making it all possible.
Also I would like to congratulate THE BIG DUCK BOAT TOURS for being award winners at the Business Victor Harbor 2018 Beyond Bank Business Awards ... award winner for Best Tourism Experience and joint award winner of the Most outstanding Business Award ... congratulations to everyone involved in the BIG DUCK BOAT TOURS.
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3 months ago

Kangaroo Island / Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch

Ah...the irony of it.......

While we celebrate, once again, maintaining a stance against Japanese whaling in the IWC as a country, we are ready to consider allowing a Japanese corporation to set up a woodchip export facility in an emerging Biologically Important Area for Southern Right whales and an important habitat to other threatened and endangered species in stunning, pristine waters.....????

Will we hear the ring of Japanese laughter at our hypocrisy when the IUCN task force visits Australia in 2020 to establish Important Marine Mammal Areas?

#southernrightwhales #endangeredspecies #smithbay #northcoast #kangarooisland #criticalhabitat #IUCN #marinemammalprotectedareas #pleasehelp #thetimeisnow #whyarewehavingthisconversation #why ??????Looks like we got it right first.

Here comes 80,000 tonnes of woodchips at Smith Bay......and is that a B-double?

www.asx.com.au/asxpdf/20180917/pdf/43ycqk17cbsf3c.pdf
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3 months ago

Kangaroo Island / Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch

It was a beautiful day to join THE BIG DUCK BOAT TOURS - Southern Ocean Adventure Tour ... and it didn't hurt that the previous tours earlier in the day had multiple sightings of dolphins ... and the dolphins didn't let us down this time.
After seeing the Australian Sea Lions and Long nosed Fur seals sunning themselves on Seal Island and West Island ... we came across a large pod of Bottlenose dolphins ... including calves ... on the return journey ... near Wright Island.
They were spread out over a large area ... fishing, tail slapping, spyhopping and bowriding ... what a fantastic display.
A big thank you to THE BIG DUCK BOAT TOURS SS Ian and Crew Maddie (welcome Maddie and fantastic job today) for a great tour .... and for your ongoing support.
© Kangaroo Island / Victor Harbor Dolphin Watch
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