For more than five years now we have been gathering 360° images and sounds for the Darewin Project. New technology allows us to capture cetaceans’ sounds and behaviors like never before but the most important component remains freediving. Freediving is the ultimate tool when it comes to observe and spend time with cetaceans to understand more about them. I’m always happy to see freediving reaching mainstream media. Qualitative media...

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Earlier this month Airbnb organized one “a night at” event at the Paris Aquarium. I was chosen to host it, it was a good opportunity to bring shark awareness and conservation to mainstream media. More than 1200 key media talked about it around the world including Good Morning America, Cnn amongst others. The guest slept in a underwater bedroom immersed in the main tank. On a personal level it was very interesting to...

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2016 desktop images available!


Posted on Jan 2, 2016

All the best for 2016, here are 2 desktop images to download! Right click on the links below and download/save file Wreck Mobula...

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baja california expedition


Posted on Nov 29, 2015

I wanted to do that trip for more than 20 years, sailing down Baja California and stop at the mythical dive spots such as Benitos, Alijos Rocks, Thetis Bank… A friend of mine, Nicolas Mouchart, is currently doing a round the world sailing aboard his 42 foot steel ketch named Perd Pas Le Nord. He left from Belgium 3 years ago, he does not sails full time and divides the journey in legs of various duration. So far his biggest...

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Guadalupe 2015 expedition

Guadalupe 2015 expedition


Posted on Nov 2, 2015

Another great white shark tagging expedition to Guadalupe this fall, the 7th for me over there since 2009. This year we camped on the island for two weeks, we had to shorten the stay due to boat logistical considerations though. 2015 is another El Nino year and this truly effects Guadalupe Island. First the water was 25°c, almost 5°C above normal, this means that the white sharks were usually staying deeper where the conditions are...

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