Humpback Whales

'Barnacled angels': the whales of Stellwagen Bank – a photo essay

At the tip of Cape Cod, a sandy spit reaches out into the Atlantic, like an arm, towards a vast underwater plateau where humpbacks gather each summer to feed. This is the US marine sanctuary of Stellwagen Bank, where for the past three weeks I’ve been a guest on the Dolphin Fleet whalewatch boats, …

Nature

This Insanely Romantic Old Canadian Fishing Village Property Can Be Yours for $271,000

Even the outhouse looks like something out of a postcard.<p>"If I were writing a book, there would be chapters on humpback whales, kayakers, jigging for …

Northern Lights

The best places to spot sharks, whales and dolphins in Cornwall and when - Cornwall Live

Cornwall is rich in wildlife and right now is the perfect time of the year to get out and head for the coast to marvel in whale sightings, spot …

Porpoises

Validation of a blubber-based endocrine pregnancy test for humpback whales | Conservation Physiology

Baleen whales have few identifiable external indicators of pregnancy state, making it challenging to study essential aspects of their biology and …

Google Scholar

You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here

Change creates winners and losers, and that includes climate change, especially at the top of the world. On the losing side of the environmental …

Killer Whales

How to Plan the Perfect Whale Watching Trip

As evidenced by the popularity of zoos, animal parks, and television nature shows, we humans love to observe wildlife going about their entertaining …

Travel

Graduates design responsive devices to help animals survive extinction

Postgraduate designers from the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London have developed a set of tools that inform animals of potential human …

Habitats

Sickly minke disappears from Newfoundland harbour, its fate unknown

Rescuers have lost sight of a sickly looking minke whale, last seen heading for open ocean Tuesday after being freed from shallow waters off eastern …

Canadian News

Why Newfoundland Is North America’s Best Undiscovered Adventureland

Travel

Whale Spotted Frolicking In Hamptons

Check out the great videos here! In other whale news, reports of a whale entangled off Montauk were mistaken, experts say.<p>EAST HAMPTON, NY — East …

Marine Conservation

World’s 10 Best Islands for Snorkeling

<b>Want to snorkel</b> with whale sharks, sea turtles or humpback whales? Or maybe float above underwater statues, like Christ the Abyss? We’ve updated our …

Scuba Diving

Endangered blue whale washes ashore in Point Reyes

<b>UPDATE:</b> The Marine Mammal Center confirmed the blue whale washed ashore Monday afternoon south of Limantour Beach in Point Reyes Nation Seashore. The organization will work with the California Academy of Sciences to perform a necropsy and determine a cause of death.<p>A whale watching group out on the …

Blue Whale

Ocean Jazz

What’s a whale’s favorite music jam? Apparently: the bluuuuueees!<p>This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science.<p>Forget Coachella – there’s a …

Whales

Incredible Video Shows Blue Whale and Calf Playing with Dolphins in San Diego

<b>For surfers in the northern hemisphere,</b> summer means shedding neoprene, longer days, and (hopefully) southern hemi swell in the west and hurricane …

Whales

Rare Whale Dolphin Washes Up on Oregon Beach

A rare right whale dolphin washed up on the Oregon coast last Friday, making it only the fourth time in more than 20 years that one of the mammals …

Conservative View

Oceans Unmanned's FreeFLY Drone Program Is Helping Save the Lives of Entangled Whales

DJI, DartDrones, Oceans Unmanned, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration partnered to save the lives of whales, and it's …

Conservation

TOP 10 Ways To Harness Wind Power

Even though our society may be on the verge of collapse, the increased interest in wind power has resulted in some amazing new designs. Rather than …

Renewable Energy

Where to see some of the world's great animal migrations

<b>National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures introduces you to the lands with the planet’s greatest migrations: animals making the long journey for</b> …

Wildlife

Costa Rica Establishes Two New Maritime Routes to Increase Security for Marine Environment in the Country's Pacific

Click image to enlarge<p>Through an executive decree, Costa Rica will establish safe routes in waters of the Pacific to increase marine security and …

Costa Rica

Raccoon Scales Office Building in Minnesota

Show me the weather in... city, zip, or place<p>Recently searched<p><i>No items to display</i><p>more_vert<p>Remove<p>Do you want to save this location?<p>YesNo<p>Add …

Raccoons

The Brando

First views from your tiny eight-seater: jungly green islets and a Hockney-blue lagoon so bright you can see it from space. Little wonder ex-owner …

Marlon Brando

How you can join French artist's whale voice choir in North Shields

Whale I’ll be blowed – the chance is on offer to sing at a Tyneside venue like one of the creatures of the deep.<p>We’ve had the male voice choir – now …

North Atlantic

State legislation would ban big boats from menhaden fishery

The clock is ticking on an effort by local baymen to maintain a sustainable local fishery for Atlantic menhaden through legislation that would ban …

Long Island

It’s official – Prince Harry and Meghan are heading to Australia, New Zealand and Tonga

If you want to plan a holiday worthy of royalty, then you may want to pay attention to the news that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are heading to Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga, and New Zealand this fall.<p>https://twitter.com/KensingtonRoyal/status/1005947981554704384<p>Prince Harry and Meghan …

Travel

Humpback bursts skyward in front of stunned Port Macquarie whale watchers

A humpback whale has breached just metres from a small boat on the New South Wales Mid North Coast, drenching the amazed passengers on board.<p>The …

New South Wales

Video: Whale Sightings Don't Get Much Closer Than This

A group of whale watchers off the coast of Australia got more than they bargained for when this large humpback breached right next to their boat. The …

Whales

Paravel’s Indré Rockefeller on Cruising Antarctica

Accessories designer Indré Rockefeller ticks Antarctica off her bucket list.<p>"This trip was a rare opportunity to pair the educational with the adventurous,” says Indré Rockefeller, co-founder of the luggage company Paravel, who just returned with her husband from a two-week Antarctic cruise with …

Humpback Whales

Threatened whales and dolphins recognize predatory killer whales from their alarming calls

Killer whales have a formidable reputation as one of the ocean's most ferocious predators. Hunting stealthily in packs, some populations pursue …

Duke University

Watch This Whale Shoot Out of the Water and Totally Soak a Boatful of Tourists

Whales are terrifyingly massive dinosaur fish (that may not be technically true, but it is <i>emotionally</i> true), yet we insist on going near them. In …

Whale Watching

Whale jumps out of water and completely soaks boat filled with tourists

One moment you're completely dry on a boat whale watching, the next moment you're completely drenched on a boat while continuing to look for more …

Whales