North Pacific

Japan ferry 'hits whale', injuring more than 80 on board

More than 80 passengers have been injured, several seriously, after a ferry hit what appears to have been a whale in the Sea of Japan.

09 March 2019

Quieter Ships Could Help Canada's Endangered Orcas Recover

With the death of the young female orca calf known as J50 in the Pacific Northwest in September 2018, the population of southern resident killer whales has fallen to 74.

10 January 2019

Hawaiian island erased by powerful hurricane: ‘The loss is a huge blow’

East Island has vanished after coming into contact with Hurricane Walaka, an intense storm that hit Hawaii earlier this month

24 October 2018

El extenso “duelo” de una orca que acompañó el cuerpo muerto de su cría durante 17 días

Los científicos calculan que transportó al ballenato fallecido unos 1.600 kilómetros, en aguas canadienses y estadounidenses del Pacífico.

14 August 2018

Un duelo de récord: esta mamá orca tardó 17 días en despedirse de su hija muerta

Durante 17 días, arrastró incansablemente el cadáver de su hija por las aguas de Canadá hasta que finalmente dejó que se hundiera en el océano

14 August 2018