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© Renaud Pintiaux
2016 / 10 / 11

Great Diversity off the Coasts of our Villages… by Renaud Pintiaux

By Renaud Pintiaux / Headline

The past several days have been quite spectacular off the coasts of our villages. What diversity! Belugas, porpoises, gray seals, minke whales, kittiwakes......

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News from Afield

  • 2016 / 10 / 11 © GREMM

    With the Belugas: Week of September 26, 2016

    By Équipe du Bleuvet / Beluga / News from Afield

    This week we are resuming regular photo-ID work of our St. Lawrence belugas. We're treated to a few gorgeous autumn days with idyllic conditions on the water...

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  • 2016 / 10 / 09 Partenaire du veau de Quill

    Birds and humpbacks galore!

    By Olivia Capeillere / Observation of the week

    As we enter into early fall, observers everywhere along the St. Lawrence Estuary and Gulf have been pleasantly surprised by the constant presence of humpback whales and other marine mammals and seabir...

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News from Near and Afar

  • 2016 / 09 / 29 Squelette de béluga au Collège Lionel-Groulx © Marjorie Berthelet

    Beluga Skeleton at Collège Lionel-Groulx

    By Béatrice Riché / Actions / Beluga

    There is a new permanent resident in the Nature Wing of the Collège Lionel-Groulx: a beluga skeleton...

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  • 2016 / 09 / 26 Rorqual à bosse © GREMM

    Nine Populations of Humpbacks Taken off Endangered Species List

    By Béatrice Riché / Issues

    NOAA announced the removal of nine out of fourteen humpback whale populations from the list of endangered species. However, according to some, the job isn't done. And what about the humpbacks of the S...

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Whale Q&A

  • 2016 / 09 / 22 © GREMM

    How is climate change affecting whales?

    By Olivia Capeillere / Questions from the public

    Several studies support the hypothesis that climate change will have negative impacts on whales. Three main impacts emerge from these publications. But some whales could benefit......

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  • 2016 / 08 / 13 © GREMM

    Do humpbacks form clans?

    By Camille Bégin-Marchand / Questions from the public

    Associations between individuals of the same species are well documented in toothed whales. Indeed, the formation of social "clans" has been studied most notably in sperm whales, killer whales and bel...

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