marine mammals


EOC 137: Lessons from Heartbreak – The Vaquita

Listen to this episode in iTunes   Today, we talk with Matt Podolsky and Sean Bogle from Wild Lens, who reflect on their experience witnessing the last-ditch rescue effort to… Read more »


stacebird signing off!

Hey ya’ll! So, yes, I’ll be signing off of this blog for awhile. I’m headed to Costa Rica, where I’ll be working at the Saladero Ecolodge on the Gulfo Dulce…. Read more »


The Islands and the Whales: A Film Review

The Faroe Islands sit between Scotland and Iceland in the North Atlantic. The Faroese people are decendents of Vikings. They are an autonomous country within Denmark, however, they are not… Read more »


World Oceans Day, A Celebration Of Our Oceans

Happy World Ocean’s Day! In observance of this important day, we here at Wild Lens will hold a Facebook Live Q&A led by our Souls of the Vermilion Sea filmmakers Sean… Read more »


Coral Bleaching: Death of a Once-Rich Reef

As sea temperatures rise with the ever-growing impact of climate change, we are left to witness the deadly ripple effects expand across one of the most richly biodiverse areas on earth and… Read more »


Final Days with the Vaquita

We had two days left to spot a vaquita and capture some footage of this elusive marine mammal. Luckily for us, the weather conditions were cooperating. As explained in the… Read more »


The Search for Vaquita Continues on Board the Maria Cleofas

****The following is another blog post from volunteer Joe Shull, from Aquarium of Boise and Boise State University, who is assisting in the production of our film project Souls of… Read more »


On Board the Maria Cleofas

We met up with Greg Alker, director of the non-profit Grupo Cleofas, early on the morning of Monday, Oct. 5th at the San Felipe Marina. Greg had arrived in town… Read more »


A Unique Approach for Capturing Vaquita Footage

****The following is another post from volunteer Joe Shull, who has been playing a crucial role on our production team for Souls of the Vermilion Sea for the past week… Read more »


First Impressions of the Vermilion Sea from Joe Shull

****The following is a guest post from Joe Shull, volunteer coordinator at the Aquarium of Boise and biology student at Boise State University.  Joe has joined our team in San Felipe,… Read more »