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Belugas and Drones: A Call for Caution

Although drones are useful tools for conducting marine mammal research, it is legitimate to wonder what impact they may have…

|News 1/2/2023

North Atlantic Right Whales: On a Quest for Food

Since 2015, an uptick in the presence of North Atlantic right whales has been observed in the Gulf of St.…

|News 8/12/2022

Is approaching marine mammals with a drone legal?

With the growing popularity of drones, it is increasingly common to see spectacular images of cetaceans. From herds of migrating…

|News 6/10/2022

Are beluga biopsies harmful?

Since 1994, GREMM’s research team has been conducting a long-term biopsy program (article in French) on the beluga population of…

|Whale Q&A 15/3/2022

With the Belugas… Collecting Biopsies

By Laura Zeppetelli This fall, I had the opportunity to leave my office in downtown Montréal to board the Bleuvet…

|Field Notes 9/11/2021
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Belugas’ Age Written in Their Skin

Determining the age of a wild beluga is quite a challenge. So when American researchers announce that they are developing…

|News 13/5/2021