Have you seen these amazing cetacean photos by photographer Bryant Austin?

Breaching sperm whale calf.

Humping humpbacks!

This photograph, taken by National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards, is the first photo ever taken of two Humpback Whales mating. Quite amazing, is it not?

I went to Sagres, Portugal, and got lucky enough to see some Common Dolphins!

Southern right whale dolphin (Lissodelphis peronii)

Narwhal (Monodon monoceros)

Don’t forget to turn off the lights tomorrow!

What will it take before we respect the planet?

Whale of the day

Spectacled Porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica)

The spectacled porpoise gets its name from the dark circle surrounding its eyes. Little is known about this porpoise, and most knowledge has been collected from stranded animals. Despite the fact that the species is not often sighted at sea, biologists believe it to be more abundant than what is suggested. The markings of the robust body are very distinct, the top half is black and the bottom half is white. The dorsal fin is quite large and rounded and the length ranges from 1.3m-2.2m. Most sigthings are from the southern Atlantic coast of South America but confusingely enough, some records are from offshore islands which suggests that the species is curcumpolar in sub-Antarctic and low Antarctic waters. It has been seen off the cost of Brazil, the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Auckland, Tasmania, south Australia, Heard Island and Kerguelen. The animal has rarely been observed in the open sea.

Save the ocean, save the planet.