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

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 desperately seeking its way home,...

May 8, 2021
Total Views: 3897

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 agreement between a wind developer...

January 23, 2019
Total Views: 19

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 fountains of water,...

September 20, 2018
Total Views: 20

Monday, May 7, 2018
arctic sea ice
News

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 place to minimize the...

May 7, 2018
Total Views: 4

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 probably not enough food upriver, and chances...

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 96

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Video

WATCH: Breathtaking Drone Footage Captures Whales Playing Below Boat

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

September 7, 2016
Total Views: 11

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

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 Russian scientist...

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 1443

Friday, August 19, 2016
Humpback whale flukes
Video

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 were any closer they might...

August 19, 2016
Total Views: 5

Saturday, July 30, 2016
RoRo vessel whale fluke
noaa

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 that include beached whales and...

July 30, 2016
Total Views: 37

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Dolphins escort HMS Ocean
Navy

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 court in San...

July 16, 2016
Total Views: 29

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 blue whale ensnared...

June 28, 2016
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Blog

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 Southern California coast might...

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 1

Monday, August 10, 2015
News

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 to catch another glimpse of Migaloo,...

August 10, 2015
Total Views: 2

Thursday, April 16, 2015
News

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 the...

April 16, 2015
Total Views: 0

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, California.

March 11, 2015
Total Views: 3

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 vessel.

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, July 24, 2014
News

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 lanes could be a huge boon for whale safety, a comprehensive 15-year analysis conducted by Oregon State University has found.

July 24, 2014
Total Views: 38

Friday, May 30, 2014
Maritime News

Jaw-Dropping Photo (and Video) Shows Massive Fin Whale in Rare Breach

Growing to lengths in the 80 to 90-foot range and weighing up to 70+ tons, it’s easy to understand why Fin whales don't often shoot out of the water in a magnificent breach.

May 30, 2014
Total Views: 279

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Multimedia

Dead Sperm Whale Explodes – WARNING: EXTREMELY GRAPHIC

This video really falls under the Not Safe For Life (NSFL) category. You've been warned.

November 26, 2013
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Blog

WATCH: Divers Nearly Swallowed by Humpback Whales

Two scuba divers are almost swallowed by two feeding humpback whales while off the central coast of California. That was close.

July 23, 2013
Total Views: 3