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Humpback whale (megaptera novaeangliae) Humpback whale. Tonga.

Increased protected ocean area a boost for whale populations

Protections in the South Atlantic Ocean for one of the largest and most important marine...
A Southern Resident killer whale leaps into the air. The Southern Residents are an endangered population of fish-eating killer whales. Credit: NOAA

Southern Resident Orcas Receive Oregon Endangered Species Protections

February 16, 2024 - Contact: Regina Asmutis-Silvia, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, (508) 451-3853, [email protected] Brady...
Pilgrim and her calf in December 2022 © Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, taken under NOAA permit #20556-01

Critically endangered whale dies due to inaction of Biden administration

Pilgrim and her calf in December 2022 © Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, taken...
© Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute, taken under NOAA permit 24359. Funded by NOAA Fisheries and Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Critically endangered North Atlantic right whale found dead off Georgia’s coast

February 13, 2024 - On February 13, a North Atlantic right whale was reported dead...
#5120 not entangled in July 2021 
© Gine Lonati, University of New Brunswick. Taken under DFO Canada Sara Permit

Entanglement rope of North Atlantic right whale identified

On February 14th, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced it had identified the fishing...
© DNR/NOAA MMHSRP permit 24359, injured calf of Juno

Deadline sought on overdue protections for North Atlantic right whales

© DNR/NOAA MMHSRP permit 24359 February 13, 2024 - Contact: Regina Asmutis-Silvia, Whale and Dolphin...
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Endangered Southern Resident orca calf likely deceased

© Center for Whale Research January 29, 2024 - The Center for Whale Research (CWR)...
Credit Rob Lott WDC

Whale and Dolphin Conservation endorses the SWIMS Act to phase out whale captivity in the US

January 30, 2024 - On January 30, representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Suzan...
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