2015 / 10 / 25
What do Belugas Teach Us about the St. Lawrence and about Ourselves? (6/8)
Beluga stories: this is the sixth 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: beluga fishing of yesteryear w...
2015 / 08 / 24
Which Cultures Still Practise Traditional Whaling?
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) authorizes and regulates so-called aboriginal "subsistence" whaling. Some countries that are not part of the IWC also practise traditional whaling. The count...
2015 / 06 / 26
What do Belugas Teach Us about the St. Lawrence and about Ourselves? (1/8)
Beluga Stories: a presentation by Robert Michaud at the CIMM on June 22, 2015, presented here in eight episodes to read and listen to. In this episode: newborn mortalities in 2012; construction of the...
2015 / 04 / 15
How Long have Sperm Whales been Hunted?
Are sperm whales still hunted? No, not commercially. Nevertheless, a traditional hunt is still practised by residents of the Indonesian island of Lembata and so-called scientific whaling is conducted ...
2014 / 02 / 23
Are the Belugas of the North Threatened?
In an interview with Véronique Lesage and Thomas Doniol-Valcroze, researchers at the Maurice Lamontagne Institute (Fisheries and Oceans Canada), Whales On Line asked them the following quest...