12 April

12 April (Diary written for Biosphere Expeditions) Our first Expedition is over, and most of the team has gone home. Our last day on the water showed us both the highs and the lows of being on a research team. Once again we were lucky in our sightings– sperm whales with babies, more fin whales,

09 April

09 April (Diary written for Biosphere Expeditions) Today the joke on board the Physeter was“common fin whales” because we usually see a lot of common dolphins, and today every whale we saw was a fin whale! It was a key day for dolphins—a lone common dolphin bow riding a large fin whale kept letting us

07 April

07 April (Diary written for Biosphere Expeditions) Bad weather at sea kept us on land yesterday, giving us a chance to catch up on data entry as well as our rest. Seas between the islands were still quite rough today, and had us hanging on quite firmly to the railings. It was another eventful day,