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US speed restrictions reduce risk of death to endangered whales

NOAA reports that three large commercial vessels who were assessed civil penalties this fall for violating seasonal speed limits designed to protect North Atlantic Righ...

Humpback Whale's change their Song in Response to an Noise Source 200 km Away

PLoSOne reports that Sounds made by technology used to monitor fish stocks may affect how baleen whales communicate, even at great distances.Marine biologists working in...

Play Whale Trail To Save The Whale!

It’s addictive and its fun. What more could you want from a game that involves whales and flying! Can you control Willow the whale as...

Japan Times Speaks Out Against Whaling

The Japan Times today has questioned the continued practice of whaling.Looking back over the last few years of whaling the Times discusses the fact that...

Happy New Year Kesslet !

Hi Everyone, It was a bitterly cold but a lovely and sunny morning standing watching Kesslet & Charlie as they surfaced to breathe in the...

Proposal For Quotas To Save Whales Rejected By WDCS

WDCS has questioned suggestions by US researchers writing in the journal, Nature that the introduction of tradable quotas for catching whales could reduce the number...

Orca Keet Faces Stressful Relocation

WDCS has recently become aware of the impending transfer of the orca Keet from Sea World Texas to Sea World California.  This transfer is slated...

Belugas Of Cook Inlet Continue To Decline

The beluga population of Cook Inlet, Alaska - recently re-listed as endangered - has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 20 years. So say...

Whale-friendly Lunches: Good For Kids, Great For Whales

Does your school serve 'whale-friendly'* lunches? We know that you care about conservation and wouldn't want your school lunches to be linked to whaling. So,...