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Gowings Whale Trust

Industry Expert - Environment - Australia

The Humpback delights coastal dwellers with its acrobatics as it makes its way through Australian waters and by increasing our understanding of this mammal, its environment and the impact man has upon it, we will have a greater chance of ensuring its survival.

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Who Are the Biggest Influencers on Earth?

Not a millennial in Byron Bay, or a New York housewife, but a baleen whale. Baleen whales, the humpback, minke or...

22 Jun 2022

Why Do Whales Migrate?

Food and love is why. Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Far North Queensland in order to birth...

17 Jun 2022

Focus on Matty Smith

Underwater Photographer of 2022 for Great Britain Matty Smith, is actually a resident of Newcastle, NSW. However, his camera takes...

14 Jun 2022

Whale Watch 2022 Competition

We want your whales! Gowings Whale Trust and Coastbeat invite you to ENTER your best whale photograph to Whale Watch...

7 Jun 2022

Loving the Plastic Life, Part 2

FCS donates 1% of all sales to the Gowings Whale Trust as part of their 1% for the Ocean campaign....

30 May 2022

Why Are Whales So Big?

Whales are big, really, really big. As big as bus, but underwater. Just in case you didn’t get it the...

26 May 2022

Can Whales Whistle?

Close your mouth, hold your breath and whistle Marine mammals can do it, so why can’t we? A simple answer...

20 May 2022

Plenty of Fish

By Sean Doherty, Editor of Surfing World Tuncurry has new locals A bit of local folklore. Back maybe 20 years,...

2 May 2022

Eating Like a Whale

The Suction Method diet This is not the latest fad food diet! It’s the way that baleen whales eat their...

25 Apr 2022

Join the Sea Shepherd Campaign

Pesticides, dead animals, broken buildings, nets, fencing and of course, the ever-polluting plastic, are being washed out to sea as...

17 Mar 2022

Pesticide Pollution – Killing Kids and Whales

Neither human children nor marine mammals can protect themselves against harmful pesticides. With flood waters in northern NSW sending farm...

11 Mar 2022

Beached As?

We are happy to report that these large forms washed up on Sharpe’s Beach at Skennars Head, in northern NSW,...

7 Mar 2022

Humpback whales safe…

…but the campaign continues It is wonderful news that the Australian humpback whale is off the endangered species list. This...

1 Mar 2022

World Whale Day

Sunday 20 February is International Whale Day Celebrate! Because these magnificent marine mammals are integral to saving our environment. Watch...

21 Feb 2022

Whale Cuisine

How many diners can fit inside a blue whale’s mouth? The answer is 100, give or take a few for...

17 Feb 2022