• 2019 / 09 / 04

    August 20, 2018 with Solidaire

    Par Marie-Ève Muller /

    Last winter, our research assistants undertook the meticulous analysis of some 13,000 photos collected throughout the summer of 2018.Thanks to this exercise, we were able to conclude that we spotted S...

  • 2019 / 07 / 22

    August, 31, 2018

    Par Marie-Ève Muller /

    Last winter, our research assistants undertook the meticulous analysis of some 13,000 photos collected throughout the summer of 2018.Thanks to this exercise, we were able to conclude that we spotted N...

  • 2019 / 07 / 18

    October 8, 2018

    Par Marie-Ève Muller /

    Aboard the Bleuvet, we leave Tadoussac and head southwest. The research season is drawing to a close, so we are taking advantage of this windless, waveless day to fly the drone and take a few aerial p...

  • 2019 / 05 / 31

    August 31, 2018

    Par Marie-Ève Muller /

    A gentle swell rocks the BpJAM off the coast of Trois-Pistoles. We are photographing the belugas and filming them with a drone in order to study their behaviour. A herd of fifteen or so individuals i...

  • 2019 / 05 / 31

    August 31, 2018

    Par Marie-Ève Muller /

    We’re on board the Bleuvet in the company of researcher Véronique Lesage from Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Maurice Lamontagne Institute. Today we will attempt to tag a beluga in order to record...

  • 2018 / 09 / 20

    SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

    Par Mélissa Tremblay /

    Days like this one, we would gladly take every day! Off the coast of Cacouna, near the south shore of the St. Lawrence, we turn off the motor of the BpJAM. As the waves gently rock our small inflatabl...

  • 2018 / 09 / 04

    SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

    Par Mélissa Tremblay /

    Aboard GREMM’s research Zodiac BpJAM, we set out at the crack of dawn. The cloudy day provides good visibility. Out on the water, the wind creates small ripples. We head upstream, and in the wat...

  • 2018 / 08 / 31

    AUGUST, 31, 2018

    Par Mélissa Tremblay /

    The excitement is palpable aboard our research boat, the Bleuvet. We’ve located a herd of about 150 belugas. Such large encounters are intriguing for us. What are all these young and adult anima...

  • 2018 / 08 / 27

    AUGUST 27, 2018

    Par Mélissa Tremblay /

    Off the coast of Les Escoumins, the team from the Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM) is pursuing its beluga photo-ID program. The conditions are perfect, with good light and lo...

  • 2018 / 01 / 08

    OCTOBER 12, 2017

    Par Équipe BED /

    Off the coast of the town of Trois-Pistoles is the GREMM’s research boat: the Bleuvet. Around us are between 100 and 120 belugas, nearly all of them adults. Judging by the size of the animals, w...