Technical innovations, regulations and laws, citizen actions, mobilizations… great efforts are being dedicated to the protection of whales and their habitats. Here is a selection of articles covering these actions.
2016 / 01 / 19
Belugas on the Move
Update, January 19, 2016: Theories as to Why the Project was not as Successful as Expected
Robert Michaud discusses the theories that might shed some light on why the satellite tag project was not as conclusive as we had anticipated ...
2015 / 12 / 01
First Collective Adoption Completed; DL0030 to be called Athéna
Almost a year to the day after the second wave of the Adopt a Beluga campaign was launched (in French), the first collective adoption has been completed. Beluga DL0030 is one of three individuals that...
2015 / 11 / 25
Belugas on the Move
Video Clip Presenting the Project: Stunning Footage
This project and how it has unfolded to date are presented in this video clip by Yannick Rose © Productions Novo Media 2014; amazing images of belugas and researchers in action! ...
2015 / 11 / 20
A second beer for the adoption of AL by Les Bières Bélugas Ltée
Anticipated announcement: the second in a series of three beers developed by the team from Les Bières Bélugas Ltée is now available in the Greater Montréal and Québec City regions. This time, it ...
2015 / 10 / 19
US Navy to Limit its Military Activities for the Sake of Whale Conservation
An agreement has been signed between the US Navy and environmental groups to limit military activities that are harmful to whales in risk areas, particularly in southern California and near the Hawaii...
2015 / 10 / 02
The David Suzuki Foundation presents the Elections Challenge: 100 days to protect the beluga
"Is the protection of the 900 belugas of the St. Lawrence one of your hopes for the future? What if we rose to that challenge…in just 100 days?" The David Suzuki Foundation summons the population to...
2015 / 09 / 03
New Version of Large Rorqual Catalogue Released!
This unparallelled catalogue is ideal for any captain, naturalist or simply whale enthusiast who wishes to discover a new chapter in the lives of these titans. ...
2015 / 08 / 20
Increasingly tuned in to whales, Whales Online presents its new colours in french and english
For its 15th anniversary, the reference site on whales of the St. Lawrence has been completely revamped. With a broader network of collaborators and new columnists, Whales Online provides comprehensiv...
2015 / 08 / 18
Sailing Expedition in Search of Right Whales in the Gaspé
A number of observations of right whales have been reported in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. To document their presence, M – Expertise Marine and ÉcoMaris are teaming up and proposing an expedition in ...
2015 / 07 / 18
Les bières Bélugas Limitées: supporting the adopt a beluga campaign
The first of a series of three beers brewed by Les Bières Bélugas Ltée has been available on the shelves of some fifty stores in Montréal and Québec City since May 27 and is now distributed by th...