Marine mammals

California blue whales bounce back to near historic numbers

Researchers believe that California blue whales have recovered in numbers and the population has returned to sustainable levels.

05 September 2014

Puget Sound's endangered killer whales continue decline

Number of whales drops to 78, a figure not seen since 1985, with two deaths this year and no new calves since 2012

31 August 2014

Los barcos reducen su velocidad en California para salvar ballenas

Las embarcaciones reciben 2.500 dólares por evitar colisionar con los cetáceos y de paso disminuir la contaminación ambiental

31 August 2014

Been whale watching lately? Scientists want your snaps to tell migration story

Australian researchers want tourists to send in photos of flukes so they can track eastern humpback whale movements

27 August 2014

Ecotourism rise hits whales

Boat trips to watch whales and dolphins may increasingly be putting the survival of marine mammals at risk, conservationists have warned.

26 August 2014

Canarias se compromete con sus ballenas en la 'fiesta de los océanos'

El municipio tinerfeño de Arona es consciente desde hace años de que sus aguas son un santuario de especies marinas, sobre todo de cetáceos.

15 August 2014

Quito summit is our chance to protect the polar bear by all means

This iconic species should be listed under the Convention on Migratory Species and specific protection measures agreed

12 August 2014

Cleaner New York waters see surge in whale and shark numbers

Humpback whales and great white sharks are surging in numbers in the waters around New York City this summer, in a wildlife bonanza that is delighting naturalists, environmentalists and fishermen –

10 August 2014

MObI – Marine Mammal Survey App for SmartPhones Now Available!

“MObI – Marine Mammal Observers of Oceania by Internet” is a new smartphone application now available to help users distinguish marine mammals at any time in New Caledonia and French Polynesia.

24 July 2014