New technologies are connecting people together.
Nowadays many channels are available online to learn more about whales and conservation.
Here is a new documentary on a very nice youtube channel about Conservation named Conservation international.
The episode are 3 minutes long and show a bit what is a life of a marine researcher.
On the 4th episodes, you can see how researcher do Photo ID (identification), what are important for us (the fluke is like a fingerprint) about Humpbacks whales in Niue (same Humpbacks are the one in Tonga).
And here is an episode about Satellite Tagging
I invite you to have a look at the full series it is well made :-).