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Protect North Atlantic Right Whales - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: North Atlantic, right whales, endangered, florida, south Carolina, Florida )

- 48 days ago -
North Atlantic right whales, named such because they live in the Atlantic Ocean, are in danger of becoming extinct. While the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) expanded whale-friendly territory off of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida in 2007.
Save Whales From Destruction - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Save, right whales, nets, fishing, endangered )

- 86 days ago -
Right whales spend much of their time feeding on or near the sea's surface, which make them especially vulnerable to ship strikes and entanglement in commercial fishing gear. One recent study found that 75 percent or more of surviving right whales.
Support Slowing Down for Right Whales - The Humane Society of the United States
Animals  (tags: Right whales, endangered, protection )

- 402 days ago -
Ships striking North Atlantic Right whales is 1 of the top threats to the population. Only 450 left in existence so every whale is crucial to the survival of the species Urge National Marine Fisheries Service to maintain existing speed limits for ships
Right Whale Sightings Increase With Winter
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, right whales, marine mammals, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, AnimalWelfare )

- 1322 days ago -
As many readers know, Northern Right Whales visit the coastal waters of northeast Florida each winter and are often close enough to be seen from shore. Most of the visiting whales are females who have traveled to our waters to give birth.
More Than 300 Right Whales Have Died Off Argentina Since 2005
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, right whales, death, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

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- 1596 days ago -
To answer that question, a team of whale and health experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society(WCS) joined experts from other organizations at a workshop sponsored by the International Whaling Commission on the Patagonian coast of Argentina
Protect the North Atlantic Right Whale ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, right whales, protection, environment, wildlife, habitat )

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- 1602 days ago -
The Obama administration announced a plan that could lead to the opening of vast new areas along America's coasts to harmful offshore oil and gas drilling. This could mean catastrophe for the North Atlantic right whale.
Scientists Document The Birth Of A Critically Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale Near Proposed Undersea Warfare Training Rang
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, right whales, birth, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

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- 1617 days ago -
On March 20th, while conducting surveys of an area the US Navy plans to use for Undersea Warfare Training (USWTR) off Florida, scientists documented the birth of a critically endangered North Atlantic right whale. WDCS is involved in litigation over
Endangered Right Whale Born Near Proposed Navy Training Site
Animals  (tags: animals, right whales, birth, environment, protection )

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- 1619 days ago -
Biologists conducting a survey for the U.S. military said Tuesday they photographed an endangered right whale giving birth near a proposed Navy training range offshore of Georgia and Florida.
Something's Wrong With Right Whales
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, right whales, death, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

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- 1620 days ago -
A few years ago, right whales began washing up on the shores of Argentina's Patagonian coast. So far, researchers have counted a total of 308 dead whales since 2005.
Whales to Get a Break This Lobster Season
Animals  (tags: lobster fisherman, whales, endangered, protection, nova scotia, right whales )

- 1733 days ago -
Hundreds of fishers in southwest Nova Scotia for the first time will be proactively lowering the chances of the endangered right whales from becoming entangled in floating fishing line when lobster fishing season opens on Monday.
Calf Sighting Gives Right Whales New Hope
Animals  (tags: right whales, baby whales, sighting, tasmania, endangered, survivors )

- 1837 days ago -
A ONE-TONNE newborn afloat in the inshore waters of Tasmania is living proof that the southern right whale is coming home from near extinction. For the first time since scientists began studying the species nearly annihilated by whalers over a century
Endangered Right Whales Found Where There Were None
Animals  (tags: animals, right whales, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

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- 1926 days ago -
Scientists have documented the presence of endangered North Atlantic right whales with the help of underwater hydrophones that can pick up sounds from hundreds of kilometres away
Nice Job, Mom! Right Whales Break Birth Record
Animals  (tags: right whales, births, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

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- 1937 days ago -
Right whales have plenty to celebrate this Mother's Day -- the sea moms gave birth to a record 39 calves this spring.
Endangered Right Whales Appear to Be on the Rebound
Animals  (tags: right whales, animals, rebounding, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered )

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- 1972 days ago -
North Atlantic right whales, sort of the homely underdogs of the whale world, birthed a record number calves this year off the coast of the southeast United States, giving some scientists hope that the uber-rare and often overlooked species can recover.
Pilots Take to Skies for Right Whales
Animals  (tags: right whales, calving season, conservation, scanning, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

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- 1979 days ago -
Together, this crew of seven works throughout the right whale calving season, combing the coast for the large mammals and warning mariners of their locations to avoid ship strikes. The team also gathers behavioral and biological data to piece together

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