Marine mammals

Wie Militär-Lärm die Wale nervt

Sonare von Schiffen oder Hubschraubern verändern das Tauchverhalten von Cuvier-Schnabelwalen. Über hundert Kilometer weit stören die Signale die Tiere bei der Futtersuche.

30 August 2017

Studies reveal worrisome trend for health of wild dolphins

Twelve years of data on the health of two Atlantic bottlenose dolphin populations paints a grim reality concerning the wellbeing of the Atlantic Ocean.

24 August 2017

Kylu, la beluga imposible

La cría del Oceanogràfic se convierte en un hito para las investigaciones sobre la especie ártica

17 August 2017

Accidental deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales threaten species’ survival

At least 12 whales have died since April — or about 2 per cent of the population — nearly all of them in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

15 August 2017

Why do endangered right whales keep dying off the coast of Canada?

Researchers are racing for answers after at least 10 deaths of north Atlantic right whales, marking the deadliest year since tracking began

03 August 2017

A Whaling Way of Life Under Threat

The pilot whales glided through the crystalline waters in neat formation, blue-gray backs glinting in the sun, on their migration through Indonesia’s Savu Sea.

03 August 2017

A sparkling encounter: swimming with dwarf minke whales

She went with low expectations and a healthy dose of scepticism, but diving with dwarf minke whales in Queensland surprised and delighted

30 July 2017

At this rate the only whales left for us to wonder at will be in museums

When great whales are dying in numbers not seen since hunting’s heyday, naming the Natural History Museum’s new exhibit Hope seems a forlorn gesture

27 July 2017