2018 / 12 / 13
New status for fin whales: on the road to recovery?
Fin whales may not be the largest of the whales, but they are certainly one of the fastest! This advantage long allowed them to escape the whaler’s harpoon, at least until the 20th century when whal...
2018 / 10 / 10
Distinctive Traits Boomerang, also known by the identification number Bp060, has been observed in the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park area since September. This female is recognizable by the shape o...
2018 / 09 / 04
Whaling: Do whales hunted in the Nordic countries visit the St. Lawrence?
Are the cetaceans targeted by Icelandic or Norwegian whalers the same ones as those that visit us year after year? (Part 3 of 3 of the “Whaling” Series) The fin whales that visit the St. Lawre...
2018 / 08 / 22
Whaling: Hunting in the 21st Century
In early July, images of whaling sparked a controversy. Sea Shepherd is concerned that Icelandic whalers have slaughtered a blue whale, which is endangered and protected by an international moratorium...