Craig George Loves the Whale Migration

Video Shot in: 2002

Dr. Craig George expresses his enduring passion for going out on the sea ice to observe and study whales, particularly during the spring whaling season. He describes the excitement of the upcoming whale migration, beluga sightings, and the impressive scale of the wildlife spectacle in the Arctic. The conversation also touches on a memorable moment when Dr. George had to briefly leave a whale study to attend a wedding, and upon returning, he was struck by the beauty and joy of being out on the ice. The strong connection between the local community and the whales is emphasized, and Dr. George reflects on how it took time for him to truly understand and appreciate this profound relationship.