Saturday, January 29, 2022

Endangered Beaked Whale Trapped In Athens Riviera

THENS,(Reuters) – Rescuers on Friday were trying to free a beaked whale which has surfaced in Greek waters, trapped near a beach on the Athens riviera,

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 1292

Monday, October 4, 2021

Shipping Companies Receive Awards for Slowing to Protect Blue Whales, Blue Skies

Awardees comment on vessel speed reduction program The Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies program recognized 16 global shipping companies for reducing

October 4, 2021
Total Views: 2710

Monday, June 14, 2021
humpback whale eating

Cape Cod Lobsterman Eaten (and Spit Out) By Humpback Whale

A Cape Cod lobster diver is thanking his lucky stars to be alive after he was apparently eaten, and then spit out, by a large humpback whale. The story

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 5310

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Wally, the lost gray whale calf in the Mediterranean Sea

Lost In The Med, A Starving Grey Whale Must Find His Way Out

By Alexandre Minguez (Reuters) A young grey whale lost in the Mediterranean, thousands of miles away from its natural habitat in the Pacific ocean, is

May 8, 2021
Total Views: 3940

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
offshore wind farm under construction
Maritime News

Whales Get Right of Way at Martha’s Vineyard Wind Farm Construction Site

By Christopher Martin (Bloomberg) — Migrating whales will have the right of way off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard starting this month under a new

January 23, 2019
Total Views: 39

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Maritime News

Tidal Wave of Chinese Marine Parks Fuels Murky Cetacean Trade

By Farah Master HONG KONG, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Eight beluga whales jump in unison out of a bright blue indoor pool, flipping their tailfins and spewing

September 20, 2018
Total Views: 34

Monday, May 7, 2018
arctic sea ice

Study: Whales in Ice-Free Arctic Face Emerging Threat from Ships

As climate change brings a longer ice-free season and more commercial ships to the Arctic, a new study is recommending that precautionary measures be put in

May 7, 2018
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Hudson River humpback
Maritime News

NOAA’s Take on the Hudson Humpback

By Kristina Fiore The humpback whale that’s been cruising the Hudson River likely got lost after chasing baitfish, according to NOAA experts. There’s

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 108

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

WATCH: Breathtaking Drone Footage Captures Whales Playing Below Boat

This video was captured in August in New Caledonia, a French territory in the South

September 7, 2016
Total Views: 67

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
naked Russian diver swimming with beluga whales

NSFW – Meet Natalia, The Crazy Russian Arctic ‘Oceanographer’ Who Polar Bear Plunges With Whales In The Nude

While not the first person to strip naked for whales, Natalia Avseenko may be the first to do it in near freezing Arctic waters. Natalia Avseenko, 36, a

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 1916

Friday, August 19, 2016
Humpback whale flukes

WATCH: Humpback Whales Nearly Crush Kayakers

Filmed in the vicinity of the Penn Islands of British Columbia, these three kayakers are lucky to have gotten such a close look. In fact, if they

August 19, 2016
Total Views: 9

Saturday, July 30, 2016
RoRo vessel whale fluke

NOAA Announces Plan To Silence US Oil Rigs, Dredges and Ships

(Reuters) The ocean has gotten noisier for decades, with man-made racket from oil drilling, shipping and construction linked to signs of stress in marine life

July 30, 2016
Total Views: 100

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Dolphins escort HMS Ocean

Federal Court Rules Against The US Navy, In Favor Of Whales

The US Navy has wrongly used sonar at levels that could harm whales, seals, dolphins and walruses and disrupt their feeding and mating, ruled a federal appeals

July 16, 2016
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Maritime News

Search Continues for Entangled Blue Whale Off California

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, June 28 (Reuters) – Marine mammal rescue teams alerted boaters off Southern California on Tuesday to be on the lookout for a

June 28, 2016
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Blue Whale Spotted Tangled in Fishing Line Off California May Now Be in Mexico

Earlier footage of the whale spotted off California: Sept 7 (Reuters) – A blue whale that was spotted last week entangled in fishing wire off the

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 3

Monday, August 10, 2015

Incredible Footage of Rare White Whale Off Australia

Check out this incredible footage of a rare white humpback whale captured Monday off Queensland, Australia. While whale watchers across the globe were hoping

August 10, 2015
Total Views: 7

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Scientists Geek Out Over Sperm Whale Encounter

A team of scientists aboard the E/V Nautilus got super excited when a large sperm whale decided to check out the ROV Hercules at a depth 598 meters off

April 16, 2015
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Maritime News

Watch: Spectacular Drone Footage of Gray Whale Superpod

Check out this drone footage showing a gray whale superpod spotted near Catalina Island,

March 11, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, October 13, 2014
Maritime News

Ship Strike Likely Killed Giant Fin Whale

A 58-foot-long whale that washed up last week along a New York beach was likely killed by a collision with a

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 11

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Blue Whales Under Increased Threat of Ship Strikes Off California, Study Finds

Blue whales off the West Coast of the United States are under an increased threat of injury and mortality from ship strikes and only slight changes in shipping

July 24, 2014
Total Views: 48