Television, Film and Radio
The BBC, The Today Show, Discovery Channel, National Public Radio, PBS, National Geographic, and NHK television have all featured scientists and research projects of Whale Trust in national and international television and radio documentaries. The Whale Trust team has collaborated with the Jason Project, National Geographic Society and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to bring their research to hundreds of classrooms nationwide.
Gary Sprinkle, co-anchor of the top-rated KITV-4 News at 5 and 6, and multiple award winner for Environmentalist of the Year in 5 different states, featured Jim Darling’s new book on the nightly news show calling it “the most complete and accurate book I have ever seen on humpback whales.”
Burl Burlingame Reviews Hawaii’s Humpbacks, Unveiling the Mysteries in Honolulu Star Bulletin on March 23, 2009. The article entitled, Mega Mysteries, features interviews with author, Jim Darling, and photographer, Flip Nicklin.
Burlingame has this to say about this new book by Jim Darling, Flip Nicklin, and Susan W. Barnes:
Congratulations to Daniel Opitz, Director of The Humpback Code, for adding another prestigious award to his growing collection. The Humpback Code has already won several awards including, Gold in the Nature Wildlife Category at the World Media Festival, the Audience Award at the Maui Film Festival, Best Ocean Film at theInternational Wildlife Film Festival in Germany, and Best Wildlife Film award at the 4th Wildlife Film Festival. Most recently, the film was awarded the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Award at the Underwater Photo and Film Festival in Antibes/France. Congratulations to Daniel for all his success with the film!
Selected television and radio programs based on our work in Hawaii:
Whale Trust Research Team was featured on The Today Show with Matt Lauer, (NBC) on May 15, 2007.
KITV, ABC Honolulu, Pacific Adventures, Research off Maui
Discovery Channel Canada, Animal Tracks, The Humpback Song
Fuji TV Japan, Special on Music including Humpback Songs
KITV, ABC Honolulu, Pacific Adventures, Humpback Whale Songs
National Public Radio USA, Living on Earth, Humpback Whale Song
Maui Community College, Singers on Maui, Humpback Whales in Hawaii
Asahi National Broadcasting Network Japan, Listen to the Whale Song
BBC England, Special, Whale PBS USA, The Life and Times of the Humpback Whale
Hawaii Department of Education, Kid Science
PBS USA, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Marine Mammals
PBS, Hawaii Department of Education, Endangered Species
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