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  • © Jean Lemire (archive) 2017 / 11 / 22

    Right Whales Still Present in Gulf

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Topic of the hour

    At least 15 right whale sightings were made in the Gulf of St. Lawrence during the week of November 17, according to air census data. For the time being, the reduced speed limit of 10 knots is therefo...

  • 2017 / 10 / 06

    2017 Right Whale Mortalities: What We’ve Learned

    Par Josiane Cabana / Topic of the hour

    The carcass of the third of the six dead right whales found in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in June has recently washed ashore in the Magdalen Islands...

  • 2017 / 10 / 05

    Giant Losses

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Topic of the hour / Whale portraits

    Each of them had their own story. Researchers at the New England Aquarium knew each of their distinctive markings, their family tree, and their favourite hangouts. Here is the story of nine of the car...