WORLD WHALE BUZZ

By Art MacKay | Marine Mammal news, views, and opinions from around the world.

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HISTORY: Entanglement in the Past

REMINISCENCES OF A LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER<p>August 6,1980 edition of the Saint Croix Courier (with permission)<p>Editors Note: Prescott Dines, 83, of St. …

JOBS: Vacancy for Oceans Campaigner at the Environmental Investigation Agency, UK

Vacancy for Oceans Campaigner at the Environmental Investigation Agency, UK<p>The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) UK is recruiting for a new …

PUBLICATION: Mariner’s Guide to Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises of Western Canada is now available

The <i>Mariner's Guide to Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises of Western Canada</i> is a resource developed by the Coastal Ocean Research Institute at the …

WHAT DO YOU THINK NOW? Bay of Fundy Tidal Turbines will Kill Marine Life and Impact Our Eco-economics 2009

<i>ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 2009.</i> <i><br>What do you think about this now?</i></i> …

WORLD WHALE BUZZ

M.S. student position: Diving physiology of northern elephant seals<p>M.S. student position: Diving physiology of northern elephant seals<p>Seeking a …

OPINION: Did we bomb whales? “If it acts like a sub, pings like a sub, sink it like a sub!”

I wrote this article some time ago, but didn’t post it because the east coast connection wasn’t really solid and I couldn’t really point to the …

HISTORY

Twenty-Nine Sperm Whales Found Dead

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ART: G.A. Lange’s Whales 1780

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Rare sighting: Killer whale with dolphins in Nova Scotia

loading video...<p>Andrea Bagley<b><br>Digital Reporter</b><p>Monday, September 19, 2016, 12:30 PM - It wasn't the first time that this killer whale was spotted off …

American Whalers Killed Way More Than Just Whales

Entries from old ship logs suggest that every 19th-century whaling expedition was an ecological rampage.<p>“The whale,” wrote Herman Melville in <i>Moby-Dick</i>, “would by all hands be considered a noble dish, were there not so much of him.” Nineteenth-century whalers, of course, weren’t put off by …

Oceans

WILL CANADA FOLLOW SUIT? NOAA Expands Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

<b>To the attention of The Honorable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard</b><p>In a press release dated January 26, 2016, …

Sandefjord Museum

Europe's only museum solely dedicated to the history of whaling still has a fully-functioning whaling ship.<p>Located in Sandefjord, Norway, the …

The Whaling Museum

Whale bones, scrimshaw, and sperm oil make up just a part of this comprehensive collection of whaling history.<p>A long history of huge animals is …

Nantucket Whaling Museum

Artifacts of whaling, with both its perils and adventure, are housed in this museum in a former candle factory.<p>Housed in a 19th century candle …

Lifestyle

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Trucks

Mystery surrounds death of Franciscana dolphins

Investigations are underway into the possible cause of death of a large number of Franciscana dolphins that have washed up on several beaches in …

The Lost Leviathans

Guest Scientist - Quixote Expeditions

Right Whale and calf tracked in Sebastian Inlet

It's a once in a lifetime event that has scientists on edge.<p>A critically endangered whale and her calf swim into a Treasure Coast inlet.<p>The concern …

Oceans

Whale CSI: why sperm whales are washing up dead on British shores

Scientists from the UK’s Cetacean Strandings Investigation team are trying to determine the cause of the biggest mass stranding in a century<p>Slicing cleanly through two inches of skin and blubber, Rob Deaville considers the possible causes of death of the sea mammal on his dissecting table. “It’s a …

Oceans

OCEAN DEFENDER - Hawaii

Join us in Tahiti and meet the humpback whales of the Southern Hemisphere... Eight days enjoying the water with this amazing sentient creatures and …

College Internships | College Internships

Internships at the Aquarium of the Pacific are structured for college students and recent graduates who are interested in playing a direct role in …

Common dolphin Workshop

are pleased to announce the<p>1st International Workshop<p>“Conservation and research networking on short beaked common dolphin<br>(Delphinus delphis) in the …

Translucent whale sculptures hide curious ocean worlds inside their bellies

The Buddhist concept of Samsara refers to the 'cycle of existence’, as well as one’s actions and consequences in the past, present, and future. …

Ship noise is serious issue for endangered orca

In recent weeks new studies have been released showing the effect noise pollution is having on wildlife. One that particularly caught my eye was a …

Midlands

How To Dive With Whales on Tonga

Learn the techniques required to have successful close encounters with humpback whales.<p>Wild life photographer Dog Allan not only explains what it is …

Scuba Diving