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Beaked Whales , A Myserious Deep Water Species
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, wildlife, habitat, environment, extinction, research, science )

Raven Sky
- 2536 days ago -
Recent studies have shown that the beaks of Beaked Whales which are thought to be competition between males, actually evolved thorugh Sexual Selection. Very little is known about these mysterious beings of the deep
Update on Cascadia Reserarch in Hawaii
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, wildlife, endangered, protection, research, Gizmos, habitat )

Raven Sky
- 2537 days ago -
Cascadia Institute is a Marine Mammal Research group based out of Olymipia Washington.. I had a class with one of the researchers who studies Gray Whales during my Marine Naturalist trianing. Currently they are in Hawaii studying movement patterns o
Narwhals More at Risk to Arctic Warming Than Polar Bears
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, environment, whales, global warming, ocean )

- 2768 days ago -
WASHINGTON -- The polar bear has become an icon of global warming vulnerability, but a new study found an Arctic mammal that may be even more at risk to climate change: the narwhal.
Wild Things: Life as We Know It
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, technology, study, wild animals, wildlife, whales, habitat, investigation, environment, conservation )

- 2804 days ago -
An Australian conservation group uses Hubble space telescope software to identify animals by their markings.
Scientists Closer to Finding Impact of Noise on Whales
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, study, whales, impact of noise of whales, sonar, research )

- 2850 days ago -
Scientists say they are one step closer to understanding how underwater sounds impact on marine animals. The team from San Diego State University and the University of California have been using computer models to mimic the effects of underwater noise
Judge Imposes Stricter Rules on Navy to Protect Marine Life
Science & Tech  (tags: dolphins, marine life, ocean, protection, protecting animals, whales, environment, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, Navy, California, federal judge )

- 2880 days ago -
A federal judge has ordered the Navy to adopt stringent new safeguards intended to improve protection of whales and dolphins during its sonar training exercises off Southern California.
Science/Nature | Whale 'Missing Link' Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: research, whales, fossils, missing link, discovery )

- 2896 days ago -
The whale is descended from a deer-like animal that lived 48 million years ago, according to fossil evidence.Remains found in the Kashmir region of India suggest the fox-sized mammal is the long-sought land-based ancestor of whales, dolphins & porpoises.
Australian Scientists Decode Whale Sounds
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, discovery, whales, interesting )

- 2938 days ago -
Australian scientists studying humpback whales sounds say they have begun to decode the whale's mysterious communication system, identifying male pick-up lines and motherly warnings. Wops, thwops, grumbles and squeaks are part of the extensive whale
Australian Scientists Decode Whale Sounds
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, Whales, scientists, study )

- 2938 days ago -
Wops, thwops, grumbles and squeaks are part of the extensive whale repertoire recorded by scientists from the University of Queensland working on the Humpback Whale Acoustic Research Collaboration (HARC) project.
Australian Scientists Say Humpback Whales Have Their Own Language
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, australian scientists, study, whales, whales language, interesting )

- 2939 days ago -
Australian scientists believe an array of what sound like squeals and grunts are really complex conversations among humpback whales. Over three years, the scientists identified at least 34 distinctive sounds made by these remarkable ocean creatures.
Beluga Whale: So Cute But Plummeted
Science & Tech  (tags: arctic, environment, endangered, habitatdestruction, oceans, whales )

- 2979 days ago -
Again as usual, human beings have become a threat to this species known as Cook inlet beluga whale. They are already in the red list,which is much more than critically endangered. When would humans realize they would have to take care of these animals ?
South Korea Puzzled By Claims on Whaling
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, minke, south korea )

- 3120 days ago -
South Korean officials said Thursday they were puzzled by a report that the country's fishermen are deliberately netting whales in defiance of an international ban.
Navy Used Flawed Science to Justify New Atlantic Sonar Range
Science & Tech  (tags: flawed science, U.S. Navy, whales, sonar, fatalities, marine ecosystems )

- 3160 days ago -
A U.S. Navy proposal to build an Atlantic sonar training range off the coast of North Carolina has used flawed science to play down sonar's often-fatal danger to whales and ignore the facility's potential impact on local marine ecosystems
Pre-Historic Whale Found at Castello Banfi
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, fossils, prehistoric )

- 3195 days ago -
Sixteen football-sized vertebrae belonging to a prehistoric whale dating back 5 million years ago were uncovered February 22 on the estate of Castello Banfi, in Montalcino, Tuscany.

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