2015 / 04 / 28
“The Most Solitary of Whales”: Mysterious No. 52 Raises Questions, Inspires, Sparks New Scientific Commentary
This whale frequents the North Pacific and emits a range of unusual frequencies which are believed to isolate it from other large whale species which are unable to communicate with it. The media and a...
2015 / 04 / 22
Of Whales, the Moon and Men.
The “fishermen” positioned nearly 3500 saplings in four days, though they purposely neglected to “set the trap” by making sure the saplings were far enough apart to avoid captu...
2015 / 04 / 17
From the St. Lawrence Estuary to the North Atlantic, the Odyssey of the Blue Whale Symphony and her Satellite Tag
For more than five months, researchers have been tracking the migration of this female thanks to a signal emitted by an Argos transmitter attached to her back. This record-long monitoring has provided...
2015 / 04 / 16
Dead or Struggling Marine Mammals: 1-877-7baleine
With the arrival of spring, the once frozen shores of the St. Lawrence begin to open up, exposing carcasses of marine mammals that had become stranded over the winter. ...
2015 / 04 / 15
How Long have Sperm Whales been Hunted?
Are sperm whales still hunted? No, not commercially. Nevertheless, a traditional hunt is still practised by residents of the Indonesian island of Lembata and so-called scientific whaling is conducted ...
2015 / 04 / 09
Belugas Return to the Estuary
"Almost in real time", emphasizes Robert Michaud as he calls the Whales On Line team on April 8. Indeed, barely an hour earlier, he had spotted a beluga offshore from his home in Les Bergeronnes. ...