Rich German posted the video to his Facebook page earlier this month, and has received national media attention for his encounter with the whales.
A stand-up paddle board instructor captured a breath-taking encounter with humpback whales in the Monterey Bay last week.
New research suggests there are as many blue whales living off the coast of California as there were before humans started hunting them to near extinction 110 years ago.
Since the release of the film, “Blackfish”, SeaWorld has seen a drop in attendance and a plummet of its stock price. One journalist researched killer whales in captivity and has drawn his conclusions in a book.
Marine officials are warning ships, small boats and people on the water to stay well away from federally protected whales that have been spotted feeding close to the San Francisco shoreline.
Boaters on Monterey Bay are being warned to keep their distance from humpback whales and other marine wildlife feeding on shore, according to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
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Bay Area boaters are being urged by a federal wildlife agency to watch out for and steer clear of gray whales, which are now beginning their annual migration past the Golden Gate to feeding grounds in the Arctic.
Marine scientists looking for new ways to reduce the number of whales struck and killed off California’s coast by massive commercial ships have turned to a familiar tool: mobile devices.
A pod of 80,000 pound humpback whales got up close and personal with a group of kayakers on Monterey Bay last week.