Thieves have plundered the carcasses of sperm whales washed up on the English coast. It’s happened five times. The latest appears to be a 10-tonne… Read More »Thieves cut off jawbone of stranded sperm whale
A survey has found that the calving rate of humpback whales in the Gulf of St Lawrence off Canada has halved in the past 15… Read More »Is climate change causing failed pregnancies in humpback whales?
Each group of blue whales in a specific region has their own unique style of vocalisation. A new song has been heard in the “northernmost… Read More »New group of blue whales discovered with a new song
New research from Curtin University, Perth, Australia tells us that Southern Australian long-finned pilot whales employ copycat techniques to mimic the calls of killer whales… Read More »Pilot whales copy killer whales’ sounds to improve survival
At last, after years and years of campaigning, it appears to me that the public are against whaling. The report by the National Geographic website… Read More »The public don’t want to eat whale meat any more and are against whaling
Sowerby’s beaked whales have been found stranded and dead on the Lothian coast and northern bottlenose whales have suffered the same fate, one at Stornoway… Read More »Did MoD inadvertently kill whales off the Scottish coast?
Scientists have discovered that male blue whales (it is only the males who produce whale song – src: The Times) have conversations with other whales… Read More »Blue whales have conversations 600 miles apart
In the Mediterranean Sea there are an estimated 3,000 fin whales and 2,000 sperm whales. Tethys is a whale monitoring charity. A spokeswoman for the… Read More »Sperm and fin whales at risk of being injured by fast ships in the Mediterranean
NEWS-VIEWS: It seems to me, and to others, that Beluga whales can smile. We don’t know for sure whether they are experiencing happiness at the… Read More »Beluga whale smiles after rescue and release from Shanghai aquarium