2019 / 02 / 18
Correlation Confirmed Between Military Sonar and Beaked Whale Mass Strandings
Noise pollution is a growing threat for whales, notably for the beluga population of the St. Lawrence, which is affected by the frequent passing of commercial vessels. Elsewhere in the world, such as ...
2019 / 01 / 23
Six Newborn Right Whales: A Glimmer of Hope
Update of 12 February 2019: A fifth and a sixth calf has been confirmed. Since North Atlantic right whales have left the frigid waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence to return to their wintering grounds,...
2019 / 01 / 16
An Ancient Whale with Neither Teeth Nor Baleen
Museum collections are full of fossils that haven’t been carefully examined in years. However, by taking a closer look at a 33-million-year-old whale fossil from the Smithsonian’s National Museum ...