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You Can Help Save Beached Whales

9/17/2023 - By About 2,000 dolphins and whales beach themselves each year, mostly resulting in death. But there is a lot you can do to help save them if you are a mariner. Locations and causes of beaching Whale beachings happen year-round, almost anywhere, and sometimes they can be very dramatic. Just a… SEE MORE
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Inbreeding Contributes to Decline of Endangered Killer Whales

4/10/2023 - By New genome sequencing shows Southern Residents are highly inbred. The small size and isolation of the endangered population of Southern Resident killer whales in the Pacific Northwest have led to high levels of inbreeding. This inbreeding has contributed to their decline, which has continued as surrounding killer whale populations… SEE MORE

Whales and Climate Change: Big Risks to the Ocean’s Biggest Species

2/25/2022 - The impacts of climate change are intensifying locally and globally, significantly affecting marine life and ecosystems. We are already seeing environmental changes, including warming oceans, rising seas, ocean acidification, and an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. The distribution patterns of many marine species are changing due to… SEE MORE

Are We On the Verge of Chatting with Whales?

11/11/2021 - By Christoph Droesser. “I don’t know much about whales. I have never seen a whale in my life,” says Michael Bronstein. The Israeli computer scientist, teaching at Imperial College London, England, might not seem the ideal candidate for a project involving the communication of sperm whales. But his skills as… SEE MORE