Gigantic blue whale filmed in 4K underwater in Timor-Leste! In all of time there has never been an animal larger than a blue whale. Bertie and the …from Below team have one simple goal – to swim alongside one of these incredible creatures.
Crocodile Caller… an expedition to Oé-Cusse in Timor-Leste. An integral part of Timorese folklore, saltwater crocodiles inhabit the island of Timor-Leste in their thousands. Some indigenous elders on the island still revere and communicate with these aquatic beasts, they are known as the croc callers.
Diving into the Unknown… a scuba diving expedition to Oé-Cusse in Timor-Leste. Heading west into the least explored part of one of the least explored provinces in one of the least explored countries in Asia, Bertie and the … from Below team are on an expedition to find out what it takes to dive where no divers have dived before.
Watch to the end for an epic sperm whale encounter in Timor-Leste! Once feared by sailors on the high seas, sperm whales hold a special place in human history. However despite being the largest predator on the planet these ocean giants are greatly misunderstood. Bertie ventures into the waters off Dili, Timor-Leste to try and encounter a real life Moby … Read More
Blue whales, sperm whales, orcas, dolphins and more this narrow channel is most definitely a whale and dolphin superhighway! Between Atauro and Dili lies the Ombai Wetar strait, one of the least known and most important migratory routes for cetaceans worldwide. With superpods of dolphins, pilot whales, sperm whales, blue whales and more, this has got to be the best … Read More
These are the mermaids of Timor-Leste, known locally as the Wawata Topu (women divers). In a small village in the back of beyond a team of ladies are challenging stereotypes. Taking to the ocean to collect clams, shells and to spear reef fish, Bertie goes to learn more about the Wawata Topu (women divers), the mermaids of Timor-Leste.
Is this the most biodiverse coral reef on Earth? Scuba diving Atauro island. A team of biodiversity boffins from Conservation International recently concluded that the coral reefs surrounding Atauro Island may be the richest of anywhere in the world. To put this theory to the test Bertie goes on a mission to photograph all the resident reef fish.
Amazing encounter with a dugong whilst diving in Dili – shot in 4K. Straight out from the country’s capital, Dili, it’s possible to dive with one of the most charismatic and rarest animals found in the ocean – the dugong. But simply stumbling across a sea cow in a large stretch of ocean is not easy! Bertie heads to dive … Read More
Timor-Leste from Below – a scuba diving web series set in the back of beyond… (Official trailer) Unspoilt, raw and magical, Timor-Leste’s marine world is unlike anywhere else on Earth. Cut off from the rest of the world for decades, the waters surrounding this isolated island are one of our ocean’s last frontiers. Many globally endangered species seek refuge in … Read More