The Journey

 PHOTO | NEVA SULLAWAY

PHOTO | NEVA SULLAWAY

If you’ve ever stood at the Pacific Ocean’s edge, you may see surfers, swimmers, stand-up paddlers, kayakers, and seabirds flying about. But if you could see below it, immerse yourself in the myriad creatures that live there, you might view our planet Earth in a whole new way. You will be astounded at the power, the energy, the beauty, the life that abounds there.

You may recognize that the ocean gives us oxygen, food, energy, medicine and salt (and so much more), but when the sea washes over your toes, do you know that it is as much a part of you, as your heart (73% water) and lungs (83% water)? The oceans hold about 96.5% of all Earth's water and 71% of the Earth's surface is water-covered.

We need the ocean and the ocean needs us.

 PHOTO | GAGE HINGELEY 

PHOTO | GAGE HINGELEY 

Voyage with Us

Doc and Ceci White are setting off again, returning to their beloved maritime home, retracing their voyages from years' past. They have lived most of their married life aboard their charter boat, cruising the world, diving, exploring, photographing, researching and writing about varied marine environments.

On this voyage, they will gather our experienced and passionate team of photographers, videographers, marine ecologists, researchers, naturalists, and guests like you, to track the 12,000-nautical mile migration route of the Humpback and Gray whale along the Pacific’s coastline, immersing the viewer in the diverse ecosystem and marine life that the whales migrate through twice a year.

We hope to share the experience with you and the estimated 60 million people living along the Pacific coastal regions, from the southeastern tip of Baja California to Alaska’s Bering Sea. This corridor is rich with marine life and inter-dependent on what happens both on land and nearshore. We will also see what dangers threaten marine mammals and other sea life: food-web imbalances, shipping, entrapment in fishing gear and pollution (noise and biological).

 PHOTO | DOC WHITE, BLUE WHALES 

PHOTO | DOC WHITE, BLUE WHALES 

 

The whale embodies the grandest of sea creatures and, now protected, it has become a symbol of preservation and survival. By learning about these magnificent animals, their lives and their environment, people of all ages will care about their survival, and, ultimately, the survival of our shared environment.

 

The Magic