Asha de Vos

It reads like a mystery novel; the search continues for a blue whale entangled in a buoy line, heading towards Mexico from southern California. First spotted on September 4th off the coast of San Pedro, rescue teams tried to free the 80-foot whale but rough seas and failing light meant the operation had to be...

I have a completely healthy obsession with poo … particularly of the animal variety, mostly of the whale variety. Whether you like it or not, there is something ridiculously eye-catching about this stuff. Don’t believe me? Did you see the photo? I am a firm believer that blue whale poo is the most beautiful around....

There was a time when our oceans were teeming with whales; they were once the foundation of the oceans worldwide. In the 1600s there were enough right whales in Cape Cod Bay off the east coast of the U.S. that you could walk across their backs from one end of the bay to the next....