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Soon, We’ll Have Whale Heritage Sites

The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) launched a new initiative to acknowledge destinations around the world that champion responsible whale and dolphin watching.

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Orcas in the Straight of Juan de Fuca off the coast of British Columbia

Les volontaires se sont reliés pendant trois jours pour maintenir humide les baleines échouées, en attendant la marée haute. Mais plusieurs centaines sont tout de même mortes.

Nouvelle-Zélande, les baleines survivantes repartent vers le large

Excavators and dump trucks moved over 200 decomposing carcasses of pilot whales away from the coastline. Gas buildup in the carcasses risked explosions.

right whale, gear entanglement, disentanglement

right whale, gear entanglement, disentanglement

3rd beached whale was likely distracted by food when fatally struck, scientists say

beached whale was likely distracted by food when fatally struck, scientists say

#CALIFORNIA #SWD #GREEN2STAY Young whale off the coast of La Jolla may not survive

Young whale off the coast of La Jolla may not survive

The wounded humpback whale, spotted in distress on Labor Day, was last seen Sept. 7 off Torrey Pines. In each of the last two years, NOAA has reported about 50 stranded whales in California.

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Gorgeous picture of an Orca in open water

The 'Barry White of the ocean': Researchers reveals whales have been singing low frequency songs for far longer than thought    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4257764/whales-singing-low-frequency-songs-for.html#ixzz4ZrYN0VMP  Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Researchers reveals whales have been singing low frequency songs f

An analysis of ancient whale fossils revealed that early baleen whales were the size of dolphins and heard at low frequencies like today& whales, researchers at Monash University have found.

Maui Now: 529 Whales Sighted off Maui During Great Whale Count 2018 Now in its 30th year on Maui, the Great Whale Count once again demonstrated the power of citizen-science as over 100 volunteers worked with Pacific Whale Foundation researchers on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 to record whale sightings from Maui’s shore. In total, they recorded 529 humpback whales, including 335 pods (or groups of whales), and 62 calves.  The sites with the highest number of whales were McGregor Point, with 93…

Maui Now: 529 Whales Sighted off Maui During Great Whale Count 2018 Now in its 30th year on Maui, the Great Whale Count once again demonstrated the power of citizen-science as over 100 volunteers worked with Pacific Whale Foundation researchers on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 to record whale sightings from Maui’s shore. In total, they recorded 529 humpback whales, including 335 pods (or groups of whales), and 62 calves. The sites with the highest number of whales were McGregor Point, with 93…

Take action - send a letter to help save whales from deadly entanglements. IFAW has worked hard to protect whales from injury and death due to entanglement in fishing gear.

Born and raised on Campobello Island, Captain Mackie Greene leads the Campobello Whale Rescue Team, an intrepid group of fishermen who care so much about whales that they are willing to risk their lives to save them.

Captian Hobbes organizes for whale protections r, Captain Alan “Hobbes” Buchanan’s passion for whales has lead him to create a new organization titled Orca Protection and Rescue. The organization is dedicated to protecting the Southern Resident Killer Whales and wildlife of the Salish Sea. Orca Protection and Rescue will focus on improving whale watch regulations and enforcement, as well as the removal of marine debris and plastics.

Captian Hobbes organizes for whale protections r, Captain Alan “Hobbes” Buchanan’s passion for whales has lead him to create a new organization titled Orca Protection and Rescue. The organization is dedicated to protecting the Southern Resident Killer Whales and wildlife of the Salish Sea. Orca Protection and Rescue will focus on improving whale watch regulations and enforcement, as well as the removal of marine debris and plastics.

Drones are now helping to locate and monitor humpback whales entangled with fishing gear and ocean debris, according to an announcement from Oceans Unmanned Inc., a nonprofit organization that facilitates the use of unmanned technologies to protect the ocean and coastal marine environment.

Drones are now helping to locate and monitor humpback whales entangled with fishing gear and ocean debris, according to an announcement from Oceans Unmanned Inc., a nonprofit organization that facilitates the use of unmanned technologies to protect the ocean and coastal marine environment.

'Unprecedented event': 6 North Atlantic right whales found dead in June  'The loss of even one animal is huge with animals with a population this small,' says marine biologist  Since June 7, six North Atlantic right whales have been found dead, floating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, which is about one per cent of the population of the endangered species.

6 dead right whales found in Gulf of St. Lawrence this month

'Unprecedented event': 6 North Atlantic right whales found dead in June

Second whale entanglement since start of Dungeness crab season spotted Wednesday

Second whale entanglement since start of Dungeness crab season spotted Wednesday

One of two swimmers who approached the whale got on top of it, a witness said.

One of two swimmers who approached the whale got on top of it, a witness said.

09/14/2016 - WATCH: More than a dozen people, including the local First Nations, risked their own safety to save a humpback whale after it got tangled up in a fish farm anchor line. As Linda Aylesworth reports, they got it all on video.  Fish farms are a BC environmentalist's nightmare.

WATCH: Dramatic 6-hour rescue frees trapped humpback whale near Klemtu, B.C.

It took six hours and more than a dozen people to rescue a juvenile whale near the tiny First Nations community of Klemtu, north of Bella Bella.

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