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Whale Tales: Flip Nicklin

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Flip Nicklin, the world's premier cetacean photographer is in Hawaii for Whale Tales, a free event at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua February 3rd and 4th. Whale Tales provides an opportunity to learn about whales and our oceans from world-renowned scientists, photographers and filmmakers.

Nicklin founded Whale Trust ten years ago to promote and support scientific research on whales and the marine environment. He joined us on Sunrise to talk more about Whale Tales, his amazing ocean experiences and his beautiful book Among Giants. Check out the video and the Whale Tales schedule of events below. Or for more information on Whale Tales click here.

Friday, February 3rd

 

3:00 – 3:15

Welcome: MEAGAN JONES AND FLIP NICKLIN

 

3:15 – 4:15

 

Among Giants: A Life with Whales
FLIP NICKLIN

 

4:30 – 5:15

 

A Brief Look at 2010-2011 Field Seasons
MARK FERRARI

 

Saturday, February 4th

 

10:00 – 10:20

Gray Whales, Genetics, Behavior and Morocco
JIM DARLING, Ph.D.

 

10:30 – 10:50 

 

Unraveling the Entanglement Threat for Hawaii's Humpback Whales ED LYMAN

11:00 – 11:45

 

Chewing the Fat:  Killer Whale Predation on Baleen Whales
CRAIG MATKIN

 

12:00 – 2:00

 

LUNCH AND BOOK SIGNING

 

2:00 – 2:45

 

The Mysterious Sex Life of the Humpback Male
DAN SALDEN, Ph.D.

3:00 – 3:45

 

"OMG, Whales 'twitter' their BFF", BRUCE MATE, Ph.D.

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