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Sightings November 2017

During November several species have been reported. November is the time of the year when lots of sailboats prepare to cross the ocean  through low latitudes following the Alisios, the trade winds. Usually they set sail in the Canaries to arrive after two-three weeks of wind and sea to the Caribbean. At least till mid

The Mix Radio Program Lanzarote with Sail&Whale!!

Last Friday we have spent our morning in the company of The Mix Radio Program, in Yaiza (Lanzarote, Canary Islands). It has been a great morning, talking about life in the island and of course, sharing Sail & Whale with the audience. A couple of hours of entertaiment with Robin North, Nuria Roach-Casares & Michael

Sail & Whale at Marina Rubicón

To celebrate our first anniversary, Sail & Whale has been at Marina Rubicón sharing the project with sailors and friends last Monday. It has been fantastic! Sharing experiences, stories, ideas, and of course, getting to know better the project. After one year of work, we are proud to share our achievements, but as well the

Sail & Whale with the Atlas of Mammals of Portugal

Some of the cetacean sightings received this year by Sail & Whale were recorded in the Portuguese seas. We have been collaborating actively to publish the first edition of the Atlas of Mammals of Portugal, where occurrence maps have been done all over the Portuguese Economic Exclusive Zone with the contribution of several institutions, organizations

Sightings received in October 2017

Sightings received this month has been amazing! How proud we are of our partners and all the people who have joined the project. With this map we can easily realize that there are no frontiers in the ocean. Our project is growing step by step! We’ve received sightings recorded during a sailing trip through the

Sail & Whale again on the radio!

During our stay in Almería last September, while assisting to the Congress on Biodiversity and Conservation, we have the opportunity to participate in two different radio programs with Radio Universidad and Candil Radio. A great chance to divulgate Sail & Whale, especially among the university community. We’ve talked about the main goals of the project and first achievements

Sightings September 2017

This month we focused on Galicia. We have received two sightings of bottlenose dolphins, and even not directly reported to Sail&Whale, journals and newspapers have shown two amazing sightings in the area: two blue whales! They are not frequently sighted around this area, but for sure those sightings will provide new clues to better understaind