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2016 / 05 / 24

A Sanctuary for Cetaceans: a Controversial Project

By Béatrice Riché / Actions / Headline

A group of activists has announced its plans to create the world's first coastal sanctuary for cetaceans currently living in captivity...

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News from Afield

News from Near and Afar

  • 2016 / 05 / 17 © GREMM

    Critical St. Lawrence Beluga Habitat to be Protected at Last

    By Béatrice Riché / Actions / Beluga / Beluga-en

    The Government of Canada has published a notice in the Canada Gazette announcing that critical habitat of the St. Lawrence beluga will be legally protected...

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  • 2016 / 05 / 09 © GREMM

    Baleen Whale Migration Revisited

    By Béatrice Riché / Discoveries

    According to a study published last week in Mammalian Review, the traditional migration pattern described for baleen whales is overly simplistic...

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Whale Q&A

  • 2016 / 04 / 26 © GREMM

    When is the Best Time to Observe Whales in the St. Lawrence?

    By Josiane Cabana / Questions from the public

    The St. Lawrence is a changing environment, and it is difficult to predict which species will be encountered when one sets out for an adventure on its waters...

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  • 2016 / 04 / 13 © GREMM

    What Purpose do Fins Serve in Whales?

    By Josiane Cabana / Questions from the public

    Whales generally have four fins: two pectoral fins (instead of arms), a caudal fin (also called the tail) and a dorsal fin. The caudal fin is used for propulsion of the animal, with up-and-down moveme...

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