Katherina Audley

2017: Think Global, Act Local

In 2017, I got to hire local people from the village, not only to run the boat, spot whales, and manage the hydrophone, but also to use the DSLR camera and to enter, correct, and analyze data. Having been at it ...

The Case of the Missing Whales

In 2016, following the directives of the village, I resolved to strengthen our education programs and begin connecting with communities in the extended area. Barra de Potosí is not an isolated place. The bay in front of the village is used ...

Asking the Right Questions to Protect the Ocean

2014, the first year of our humpback whale research effort in Southwest Pacific México, was a big success. We sent the first 24 fluke (whale tail) shots to our colleagues at Cascadia Research Collective, the holders of a 20,000-strong fluke catalog, ...