An eastern North Pacific right whale, the world’s most endangered great whale. (Photo courtesy of NOAA Fisheries)

The pandemic has forced many event organizers to get creative this year, and Sitka’s Whalefest is no exception. The science symposium will hold all of its events online from Nov. 5-7. This year’s theme is “Ocean Connections: Culture and Communications.” KCAW’s Erin Fulton spoke with Whalefest coordinator Alex Thorne about this year’s adapted festival.

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