• 2018 / 09 / 17

    Opening of the Northwest Passage: Marine Mammals at Risk

    Par Aurélie Lagueux-Beloin / Beluga / Issues

    With Arctic shipping routes increasingly used by merchant shipping, an ice-free Arctic Ocean could put the resistance and adaptability of marine mammals to the test. Ship strikes and increased light a...

  • 2018 / 08 / 28

    Menopause in Belugas and Narwhals

    Par Aurélie Lagueux-Beloin / Beluga / Discoveries

    Menopause is a rather rare phenomenon. And yet a study published in Scientific Reports reveals that the females of two species of cetaceans – the beluga and the narwhal – join the ranks of the sel...

  • 2018 / 07 / 23

    With the Belugas… and a Narwhal!

    Par Équipe BpJam / Field notes

    A new season is getting underway aboard GREMM’s Zodiac, the BpJAM. New season, new team! This year, the crew is composed of two research assistants returning for their second consecutive season....

  • Une mère rorqual commun et son nouveau-né © GREMM 2017 / 08 / 27

    Observing a Heavyweight Breastfeeding and Other Surprises

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Non classé

    A whale-watching boat in the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park encounters the fin whale Caïman and her young on August 16. At one point, the animals draw closer to one another, swimming belly to bell...