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Mass stranding of pilot whales in Tasmania

Mass stranding of pilot whales in Tasmania

Over 450 pilot whales have stranded in various locations along a stretch of coastline in...
Tahlequah, the Southern Resident orca, gives birth to healthy calf

Tahlequah, the Southern Resident orca, gives birth to healthy calf

J35 and J57. Photo by Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research / Permit #21238 Tahlequah...
Why do female orcas live so long after they stop having babies?

Why do female orcas live so long after they stop having babies?

Orcas are one of only five species known to experience menopause and females can live...
Humpback whales swim up river in Kakadu National Park

Humpback whales swim up river in Kakadu National Park

Wildlife experts in Australia's Northern Territory are monitoring a humpback whale that has travelled 18...

Canadian Radio Interviews WDCS On Whales And Noise

The increasing amount of noise in the oceans is having a detrimental effect on whales and dolphins that live in a world of sound.

One proposed solution that has been proposed to help combat this problem is the use of “Bubble Walls”, featured in a recent article on National Georgraphic.

CBC radio in Canada recently discussed the issue and interviewed WDCS biologist, Sue Rocca.

Listen to the programme.
Read the article on National Geographic.
Find out more about ocean noise pollution.
CBC Radio Technology and Science.