Our guest for this episode of The WeWhale Pod is Dr Mariano Sironi, Scientific Director of the Instituto de Conservación de Ballenas, a non-profit organisation headquartered in Argentina with the purpose of protecting whales and their environment through research and education.  

Amongst the topics, Mariano talks about the Southern Right Whale research programme that’s been in the Peninsula Valdes since 1971, what drew him to working with whales and some of his memorable interactions with whales over the years.

You can find out more about Mariano and his colleagues’ work on the Instituto de Conservación de Ballenas website. Thanks to Skalaa Music for post-production.

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