Vicky Rowntree Speaks to BBC News About Counting Whales from Space

Southern Right Whale ID - Photo by John AtkinsonThe news broke this week that scientists from the British Antarctic Survey, led by Peter Fretwell, have created new satellite technologies that will allow researchers to conduct whale surveys from space instead of the traditional aerial and land-based surveys.

The BBC News spoke to our Right Whale Program Director Vicky Rowntree about our work with southern right whales in Argentina and what this new technology will mean for the future of whale research. Listen to the interview here.