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Right Whale Research Blog: Happy 20th Birthday, Shackleton!

For more than 30 years, researchers with the New England Aquarium Right Whale Research Program have been studying the North Atlantic right w.

How Ocean Noise Pollution Wreaks Havoc on Marine Life (via Yale Environment 360) (30 March 2016) "Marine scientist Christopher Clark has spent his career listening in on what he calls “the song of life” in the world’s oceans. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he explains how these marine habitats are under assault from extreme—but preventable—noise pollution."

Reduced ship traffic in the Bay of Fundy after resulted in a significant decrease in underwater noise and decreased levels of stress in right whales. This is the first evidence that exposure to ship noise is associated with chronic stress in whales,

Right whale researchers are optimistic that their first day on the water could look like this!

Right whale researchers are optimistic that their first day on the water could look like this!

Entangled right whale spotted in the Bay of Fundy

As the Shelagh was returning to home port from our second Roseway Basin voyage, we sighted a right whale in the Bay of Fundy.

Blue whale. Photo by Mike Johnson

A blue whale dives with a diver beside highlighting the enormity of the animal (Photo: Mike Johnson)♡

Glacier's back scar is visible where the water starts to wash over his back.

Glacier's back scar is visible where the water starts to wash over his back.

Female humpback whale, underwater

Photos and Video from an expedition to swim with humpback whales in the Kingdom of Tonga

Right Whale Research Blog: #9: Calves Just Want to Have Fun!

After seeing quite a few right whales on Monday, we had high hopes for a busy Day 3 out on the water on Tuesday.

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