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Ed Ellsworth, an international leading consultant on dolphins, shares with us his valuable insights into the world of dolphins and other cetaceans and how we can learn from them. Ed Ellsworth is a world wide ‘Dolphin expert’. In 1979 Ed met Dr John Lilly, they began working together developing pioneering techniques to communicate with dolphins on the ‘JANUS’ project for 5 years, thereafter Ed worked with John Lilly for many years.Ed has featured in various Discovery Channel documentaries as a Dolphin Consultant and is a major contributor to Dolphin Conservation when in the 1980s he raised public awareness and support for the dolphin and tuna fishing issue, helping to save thousands of dolphins lives with encouraging people to boycott tuna fishing practices that were not dolphin friendly. Ed was the founder of The Dolphin Network, and created the permit process with National Marine Fisheries to let dolphins go free from captivity. He helped release Dr. John Lilly’s dolphins in the mid-80’s. Ed was a humpback whale naturalist with EarthTrust in Maui. He also led dolphin trips to the Bahamas for the Institute of Noetic Sciences.
Ed is a video and website producer, having been involved in the production of some 35 short film and documentary projects for humanitarian, education and spiritual purposes. Ed Ellsworth’s website The Dolphin Trail http://www.dolphintrail.com
Ed’s other websites: http://enlightenedfilms.com
Dolphin Serenade by Collie Brice, The Plight of the Whale by Willie & Lobo.
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Originally Published Jan 14th 2010