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How do you weigh a massive whale?

How do you weigh a massive whale?

Dead whales, stranded and decaying on beaches, can sometimes be weighed. But weighing a live whale is nearly impossible. Or, at least, it was impossible. Marine scientists have developed an
Voices In The Ocean: Spectacular Underwater Photos Of Whales By Jasmine Carey

Voices In The Ocean: Spectacular Underwater Photos Of Whales By Jasmine Carey

Fantastic underwater shots by Jasmine Carey, a talented photographer, diver, ocean lover, and adventurer from Australia. Jasmone focuses mainly on...
Rare sight: Unusual gray color of baby orca off California coast stumps experts

Rare sight: Unusual gray color of baby orca off California coast stumps experts

The unusual coloration was especially notable from above when looking down from a drone, with the dark blue ocean making the orca seem almost white, or albino.
Rare sight: Sei whale off California coast is first reported in two years

Rare sight: Sei whale off California coast is first reported in two years

The sighting created a buzz in the whale watching community. with the last sighting of a sei whale locally in 2017.
West Coast whale entanglements reduced by half this season, but reason why is debated

West Coast whale entanglements reduced by half this season, but reason why is debated

This year there have been 17 confirmed reports of entangled whales off the West Coast, compared with about 40 for the same period in 2018.
Someone Just Moved a Billion Dollars in Bitcoin and No One Knows Why

Someone Just Moved a Billion Dollars in Bitcoin and No One Knows Why

This is one of the largest bitcoin transactions ever.
Editorial: California should phase out use of plastics that aren’t recyclable

Editorial: California should phase out use of plastics that aren’t recyclable

It's time that the state stopped using the Pacific Ocean as a garbage dump
Whale watchers get an amazing close encounter [Sound ON!]

Whale watchers get an amazing close encounter [Sound ON!]

This is pretty incredible video. Make sure to unmute, and have your speakers or headphones on. These whale watchers definitely got their trip's worth. Near miss for whale watchers [Sound on] [via
Scientists Discover New Beaked Whale Species Off Japanese Coast

Scientists Discover New Beaked Whale Species Off Japanese Coast

Scientists have confirmed that small, black-beaked whales spotted by Japanese whalers are an entirely new species, according to a new study.Read more...
Japanese Sculptor Isana Yamada Creates Breathtaking Translucent Whales

Japanese Sculptor Isana Yamada Creates Breathtaking Translucent Whales

Isana Yamada, a postgraduate student created these 6 translucent whales to signify the 6 realms of Buddhism. The whales are swimming in a circle, which represents the six stages of Samsara. And within
Fossil Hunters Found Bones From an Ancient Whale... and Then They Saw the Bite Marks

Fossil Hunters Found Bones From an Ancient Whale... and Then They Saw the Bite Marks

There was tremendous turmoil at the top of the water’s surface. An island of flesh, once living and swimming gracefully through these ancient seas, bobbed silently, at times yanked violently to the
Fossil Hunters Found Bones From an Ancient Whale... and Then They Saw the Bite Marks

Fossil Hunters Found Bones From an Ancient Whale... and Then They Saw the Bite Marks

There was tremendous turmoil at the top of the water’s surface. An island of flesh, once living and swimming gracefully through these ancient seas, bobbed silently, at times yanked violently to the
Elephants and whales could give us the cure for cancer—unless we keep killing them

Elephants and whales could give us the cure for cancer—unless we keep killing them

“If we lost the opportunity to study these animals in the wild, and if we don't protect them, we could be losing cures for many different diseases to come.”
Monterey Bay: Following the DNA trail in the Pacific Ocean

Monterey Bay: Following the DNA trail in the Pacific Ocean

Monterey Bay is home to hundreds of species of marine animals, but scientists don’t know exactly how many of each there are, or how they move and interact with each other.
Alarm over North Atlantic right whale's survival after recent deaths

Alarm over North Atlantic right whale's survival after recent deaths

Six right whales were killed in June, and two in July – a potentially devastating blow to a population estimated to be no more than 400Canadian conservationists are sounding an alarm over the survival
Videos show killer whales frantically hunting for dolphins off California coast

Videos show killer whales frantically hunting for dolphins off California coast

The tropical orcas seen Monday are a rare sight along the Orange County coast.
A rare photograph shows a sea lion trapped in the mouth of a humpback whale

A rare photograph shows a sea lion trapped in the mouth of a humpback whale

This sea lion found itself in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Hundreds Of People Work Together To Rescue 5 Whales Stranded On The Beach

Hundreds Of People Work Together To Rescue 5 Whales Stranded On The Beach

Humanity at its best! It's amazing what we can accomplish when we band together for a common cause. In Redington Beach, Florida, five pilot whales were stranded in shallow water and thanks to the
Deep Ocean Waters Amplify Emotions in Sonia Alins’ Evocative Mixed Media Illustrations

Deep Ocean Waters Amplify Emotions in Sonia Alins’ Evocative Mixed Media Illustrations

Illustrator Sonia Alins (previously) creates evocative aquatic scenes using a combination of two and three dimensional elements. Smooth, translucent vellum creates the visual effect of water, and