On the calendar
Conferences, benefit dinners, awareness week… Not-to-be-missed events concerning whales of the St. Lawrence.
2019 / 05 / 09
A Play Dedicated to Whale Researcher and Rescuer Jon Lien
Between Breaths highlights the unusual life story of Jon Lien (1939-2010), a pioneer of whale research in Canada. It is being staged this month at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre. Originally from Sout...
2019 / 04 / 16
Agendas for Belugas
What could be better than an agenda featuring whales to place them at the heart of our day-to-day concerns? This is the idea behind the latest series by Montréal-based company W. Maxwell. The agenda ...
2019 / 04 / 04
Volunteer opportunity: Research team Member at Mingan Island Cetacean Study
Mingan Island Cetacean Study (MICS) is a non-profit, charitable research organization based in both Canada and the United States, dedicated to ecological studies of marine mammals and marine ecosystem...
2019 / 03 / 07
Short Bios of Women in Marine Biology
Since 1975, International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8. In Canada, women currently account for just one-third of STEM graduates (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). ...
2019 / 01 / 16
MSc and PHD Scholarship Opportunity for Projects About Belugas
Two Master projects and a PhD project about belugas are recruiting! Master project – UQAR Master project – UQAM PhD project – UQO Master project: Temporal Trend of Emerging Environme...
2018 / 12 / 14
Whales on the Big Screen
The Whale Online team has compiled a list of its favourite films and TV series for a home theatre session with whale enthusiasts in mind. Classics Free Willy (1993) After vandalizing a theme park, Jes...
2018 / 10 / 24
Ocean School: The Future of Ocean Literacy
Dive deep into the vast blue ocean with turtles, whales and fish right from the convenience of your home or classroom with Ocean School. Let your curiosity guide your adventure as you explore the rich...
2018 / 09 / 06
Postdoctoral fellowship offer – Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) in collaboration with GREMM
Project title Spatiotemporal Individual-Based Modelling of the St. Lawrence Estuary Beluga Population Project background and objectives St. Lawrence Estuary beluga population is currently listed as en...
2018 / 06 / 05
A Summer School on Animal Cognition
Are fishes sentient? Do squid have a sense of self? Who are dolphins and can they be considered as nonhuman personas? These questions will be addressed and studied at the Institute of Cognitive Scienc...
2018 / 04 / 17
Earth Day 2018: We all take a bit of the blame
Earth Day will be celebrated around the world on April 22. In Quebec, the tone is more severe than in previous years: “We all take a bit of the blame”. Gone are the days when you could poi...