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Trump tweets about the 'Prince of Whales' and floods the internet with memes

Trump tweets about the 'Prince of Whales' and floods the internet with memes

Spell check can't fix all your mistakes. Just ask President Trump. On Twitter Thursday, Trump posted a tweet about meeting the Prince of Wales. Unfortunately and predictably for the president, he
Japan will resume commercial whaling in July after a 30-year break

Japan will resume commercial whaling in July after a 30-year break

Conservationists are not going to be happy about this.

How Blockchain Voting Is Supposed to Work (But In Practice Rarely Does)

There are a number of blockchain projects affirming they have a system of on-chain governance that works. But is that true?
Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years

Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years

Researchers spotted newborn off the west coast of British Columbia on 31 May as the last successful calving occurred in 2016A pod of endangered killer whales on Canada’s west coast has produced its
'They are amazed': New York City sees extraordinary leap in whale sightings

'They are amazed': New York City sees extraordinary leap in whale sightings

A total of 272 whales were spotted last year, compared with five in 2011, thanks to legislation mopping up pollution, experts sayFor most New Yorkers, wildlife spotting is confined to squirrels, the
Video: Rare drone footage of Baird’s Beaked Whales

Video: Rare drone footage of Baird’s Beaked Whales

Not everyone can say they have seen a Baird’s Beaked Whale in person. Much less a whole pack of them. In this rare drone footage captured by Monterey Bay Whale Watch tour, viewers can see the 24
US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales

About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has
Feds declare emergency as gray whale deaths reach highest level in nearly 20 years

Feds declare emergency as gray whale deaths reach highest level in nearly 20 years

So far this year, at least 70 gray whales have been found stranded and dead along the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska -- the most in nearly 20 years, scientists from NOAA said
Found x Oceana: The 100K Initiative

Found x Oceana: The 100K Initiative

Our oceans are in crisis. Plastic waste is seriously impacting our oceans and the untold numbers of creatures who reside in 70% of our planet. reports suggest that 100,000 marine mammals are impacted
Hundreds Of Whale Sightings Reported Of The Coast Off NYC Due To Cleaner Waters

Hundreds Of Whale Sightings Reported Of The Coast Off NYC Due To Cleaner Waters

Finally some good news! In 2010 there were a total of 5 whale sightings off the coast of NYC. That's right, five. Last year, the number of whales spotted was a staggering 272! That is a 540% increase
High-tech fishing gear could help save critically endangered right whales

High-tech fishing gear could help save critically endangered right whales

Many fish, marine mammals and seabirds that inhabit the world’s oceans are critically endangered, but few are as close to the brink as the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis)Only about
Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says

A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds
Whale deaths in Bay Area waters continue; discovery at Point Reyes

Whale deaths in Bay Area waters continue; discovery at Point Reyes

The Marine Mammal Center said it was gathering information Thursday after the discovery of a dead whale near the beaches in Point Reyes, at least the 11th such discovery in Bay Area waters in 2019.
Dead Whales Are Washing Up in Droves on California’s Beaches

Dead Whales Are Washing Up in Droves on California’s Beaches

Ten dead gray whales have been spotted at Bay Area beaches over the last two months.
Dead whale on Ocean Beach was hit by a ship

Dead whale on Ocean Beach was hit by a ship

Scientists at The Marine Mammal Center determined that a whale found dead on Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday had been fatally hit by a ship.
Gray whale found dead at Ocean Beach in San Francisco

Gray whale found dead at Ocean Beach in San Francisco

The body of the ninth gray whale to be found dead in Bay Area waters this year was discovered at Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday, the Marine Mammal Center said.
Beluga Whale Saves iPhone From Sea in Norway

Beluga Whale Saves iPhone From Sea in Norway

If there wasn't video I would never have believed it
What’s the future for Sri Lanka’s ‘lost’ population of whales?

What’s the future for Sri Lanka’s ‘lost’ population of whales?

This is the same sperm whale pod Blue Planet filmed off Sri Lanka – but flocking tourists are making it less of a safe place for these stunning animalsThese transcendent, haunting images taken by
New video shows second killer whale attack in a week

New video shows second killer whale attack in a week

The second attack video recorded in the Monterey Bay area in the past four days again shows a pod of killer whales teaming up to kill a gray whale calf.
Narwhal Genome Reveals Another Way That Narwhals Are Weird

Narwhal Genome Reveals Another Way That Narwhals Are Weird

One of the most recognizable animals of the sea, the narwhal, is even more unique than their looks would suggest, according to a new study of their genetics released this week. Read more...