The North Atlantic right whale is in serious trouble, researchers report. Fewer than 366 of the endangered whales are left on the entire planet .
yesterday • ~5 min
Humpback whales don't learn songs from other whales. But what they're doing is "actually more impressive," says Eduardo Mercado.
Feb. 15, 2021 • ~6 min
Blue whales may be at a bigger risk than previously thought of getting entangled in fishing nets.
Feb. 9, 2021 • ~3 min
Human-created noise can disrupt the behavior, physiology, reproduction, and ecosystems of whales and other ocean life. It can even lead to death.
Feb. 8, 2021 • ~7 min
This is the first study to link human activity with a change in whale sharks’ life stages.
Jan. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
Climate change is affecting the whole ecosystem that humpback whales depend on for food, which is making it harder for females to sustain pregnancies.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~7 min
Volunteers led the rescue effort to save the young 11ft-long stranded orca in Orkney.
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~2 min
Whales are rediscovering their old haunts in the Arctic and Southern oceans after centuries of hunting.
Jan. 1, 2021 • ~7 min
"That humans are directly killing killer whales across all age classes is significant; it says we can do a better job."
Dec. 8, 2020 • ~5 min