New Zealand Dolphins
Heather Burne (Huntly Mine, Australia) and Lyndon Davidson (Willowdale Mine, Australia) will help veteran Earthwatch scientist and world-renowned marine mammal biologist Dr. Bernd Würsig continue his long-term study of dolphin social ecology and impacts of human activities on dolphin populations. This research will help New Zealand develop conservation plans for these animals. May 28-June 9


Heather Burne’s Diary
Lyndon Davidson’s Diary



Related Sites


New Zealand Whale and Dolphin Trust
This organization fosters research and effective conservation of whales and dolphins in New Zealand.
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WWF-New Zealand
Learn about the world's smallest and rarest marine dolphin and WWF's efforts to protect it.
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Earthwatch Institute


Learn more about this international nonprofit, which supports scientific field research worldwide.
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New Zealand Dolphins


Learn more about the expedition and its scientists.
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