How to speak Whale

Tom Mustill
Victoria Hall / Online
12 Dec 2023 8:00pm - 9:00pm
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Image: © Sam Mansfield

How to speak Whale: the future of communication with animals

A life threatening encounter with a whale when kayaking led to biologist, wildlife filmmaker and Highgate local Tom Mustill’s thrilling scientific investigation into the pioneering world of animal communication, where remote robots and artificial intelligence are changing our relationship with marine animals forever.

With sound and video recordings fresh from the sea he’ll present new discoveries from expeditions underway now and explain what these mean for our relationship to whales and other species.

How to Speak Whale, A Voyage into the Future of Animal Communication was a New Yorker Best Book of 2022 and Winner of the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award.

“Extraordinary… it left me inspired”  Merlin Sheldrake

“Fascinating” Greta Thunberg

“A Must Read” New Scientist

“Brilliant” Philip Hoare

Members: Free, Online or Victoria Hall (please book online only)
Non-Members: £10, Online or Victoria Hall (you will be admitted to the Hall at 7.50pm if there is room)
Please book to watch online by 1pm on the day of the event