Dolphins, Whales and Me

Mike Bossley

A lifetime of love for the ocean and all its life forms finds expression in my fifty years of marine conservation through research, education, activism, and advocacy, particularly in relation to marine mammals and their habitats.
Specific expertise: field studies of free ranging dolphins; solitary dolphins; science-based advocacy; education; and marine protected areas.

“Fifty years of dolphin and whale conservation as an activist, scientist, advocate and educator.”

Current Roles

  • Research Fellow Emeritus, Whale & Dolphin Conservation
  • Course Coordinator, Coastal Ambassadors.

Contact Mike

Dolphins, Whales & Me – Mike Bossley(2022) (

The book describes my lifetime involvement in marine conservation, including campaigns against commercial whaling in Australia and internationally, the establishment of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, research into the phenomenon of solitary dolphins, dolphin culture, and the establishment of the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary.
The book may be ordered from Moonglow Publishers ($35, plus post and packaging), click below.