Whales and Whaling

Rescue groups and fisheries officials race to save entangled humpback whales

2 days ago   |   National Post

VANCOUVER - Marine mammal rescue groups and federal fisheries officials are working against time in waters off the coast of British Columbia to save three humpback whales...
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Ten dead whales found on Indonesian beach, one saved

3 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The marine mammals, ranging from 2-6 metres in length, were found in the province of East Nusa Tenggara.
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Whale airway mucus reveals likely poor health during migration

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales' annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in their airways - an indicator of overall health.
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Underwater robots reveal daily habits of endangered whales

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Research has revealed the daily habits of the endangered Mediterranean sperm whale. The recordings confirmed the whales' widespread presence in the north-western Mediterranean...
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Scientists believe more than one southern resident killer whale pregnant

4 days ago   |   National Post

VANCOUVER - More than one endangered southern resident killer whale is believed to be pregnant and a University of British Columbia scientist says he is delighted at the news.
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Killer whale who grieved while carrying her dead calf is pregnant again

Killer whale who grieved while carrying her dead calf is pregnant again

5 days ago   |   WTAE

Two years ago, the world watched with a heavy heart as a mother orca carried along her dead new-born for more than two weeks. Now, that same orca is pregnant again.
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Killer whale who carried her dead calf for 17 days in 2018 tour of grief is now pregnant again

5 days ago   |   NY Daily News

The killer whale known as Tahlequah, who carried her dead calf for 17 days in “tour of grief” two years ago, is pregnant again.
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Dusting off the past: London's Natural History Museum prepares to re-open

6 days ago   |   National Post

LONDON - London's Natural History Museum is dusting off the blue whale that soars above its central hall, its dinosaur skeletons and thousands of other exhibits in preparation...
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A look at Qatar's whale shark population

12 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Qatar's waters host some of the largest gatherings of the planet’s biggest fish, the whale sharks.
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Most ships in Cabot Strait not complying with whale-protection rules: study

12 days ago   |   National Post

HALIFAX - A study of ship speeds in the Cabot Strait shows that two-thirds are not complying with a voluntary speed restriction meant to protect critically endangered North...
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