On the calendar
Conferences, benefit dinners, awareness week… Not-to-be-missed events concerning whales of the St. Lawrence.
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 / 01 / 26
Youth Programs for Environmental and Conservation Awareness
Are you interested in a career focused on the environment, wildlife conservation and awareness of your country’s natural heritage? A number of programs offer a variety of internship and voluntee...
2017 / 12 / 19
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...
2017 / 12 / 08
Gifts that keep on giving!
The holiday season is fast approaching! With it comes the conundrum of brainstorming for gift ideas. That said, Whales Online would like to offer a few suggestions related to the theme of marine mamma...
2017 / 10 / 31
#SMM2017 Day 5: Cry of the Heart
That’s it, the marathon of presentations is over! The 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, held in Halifax from October 23 to 27, covered a broad range of topics concerning...
2017 / 10 / 27
#SMM2017 Day 4: Piggybacking on Others’ Ideas
The onslaught continues: lectures, flash presentations, videos, plenaries, posters and discussions with colleagues hailing from every continent. A biennial is a vast brainstorming of the latest resear...
2017 / 10 / 27
#SMM2017 Day 3: Intriguing New Technologies
Day 3 of the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Some of the faces amongst the thousands of participants are starting to become familiar. Topics that were completely unknown to ...
2017 / 10 / 26
#SMM2017 Day 2: New Technologies, Coloured Ropes and Information-packed Brains
Fifteen-minute presentations, four-minute flash communications and five-minute science videos: a total of 141 presentations were delivered at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. Day 2 was chock full of idea...
2017 / 10 / 24
#SMM2017 Day 1: Focus on Conservation
Day 1 of the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in Halifax. Already, our heads are filled with new ideas, researchers to follow, new questions to explore. Report of a vibrant Mo...
2017 / 10 / 23
Whales Online at the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals
From October 22-27, the Whales Online team will be covering the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals organized in Halifax by the Society for Marine Mammalogy. Conferences, poster ...