2017 / 01 / 27
Fin Whale Carcass in Montmagny: Flashback to 1988
A few weeks ago, a botanist passionate about nature and wildlife took advantage of a winter day to sort through his box of souvenir photos. Here's what he came upon: the photographs are of a fin whale...
2016 / 02 / 24
Accumulation of Heavy Metals in a Group of Stranded Long-finned Pilot Whales in Scotland
A study by researchers at the University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme, recently demonstrated the phenomenon of bioaccumulation of heavy metals in some...
2016 / 02 / 18
Rare Cuvier’s Beaked Whale Found Dead in Nova Scotia
On February 7, Nova Scotia's Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network, the Marine Animal Response Society (MARS), received a report of a live stranded dolphin near Blandford, Nova Scotia. After arrivi...
2015 / 09 / 30
What do Belugas Teach Us about the St. Lawrence and about Ourselves? (4/8)
Beluga stories: this is the fourth episode of the transcript of the training lecture given by Robert Michaud at the CIMM on June 22, 2015. In this text and audio episode: the St. Lawrence Beluga Proje...
2015 / 09 / 02
Piper’s Adventure Caught on Camera
A little more than two months have passed since the discovery of Piper's carcass off Percé, a North Atlantic right whale who was well known to researchers of the New England Aquarium. Several chapter...