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Science Bulletins: Whales Give Dolphins a Lift (Video)   video
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, whales, help dolphins, research, study, video )

- 1759 days ago -
Many species interact in the wild, most often as predator and prey. But recent encounters between humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins reveal a playful side to interspecies interaction. In two different locations in Hawaii, scientists watched as dolphi
Video: A Whale (Nearly) Rocks the Boat
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, wildlife, habitat, GoodNews, endangered, environment, protection, study, research, science, scientists, animals, investigation, habitat, health )

- 1810 days ago -
A film crew and scientists got a mammoth surprise during a recent excursion on the Columbia River. Researchers plying the Columbia between Oregon and Washington found plenty of animals feasting on vast schools of forage fish within this West Coast eco
Secrets Behind the Songs of Humpback Whales
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, news, Rarotonga, research, science, whales )

- 1824 days ago -
The male humpback song can be 20 minutes long, carries for miles, and is repeated many times to mark their territory. But the next year they return with a new composition. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Do Dolphins, Whales, Chimps and Elephants Deserve "Human" Rights?
Science & Tech  (tags: Do dolphins, whales, chimps and elephants deserve "human" rig )

- 2008 days ago -
Nobody who grew up watching Flipper reruns has any doubt about the intelligence of dolphins, but Andy Revkin at Dot Earth looks at it, and the issue of animal intelligence a lot more seriously. He discusses the issue with Thomas I. White, a professor
A Whale of a Discovery Makes Scientific Splash
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, discovery, interesting, investigation, science, scientists, research, study, news )

- 2170 days ago -
Almost a thing of legend, scientists have never seen a spade-toothed beaked whale alive and, until recently, only had limited skeletal evidence they existed.
More Humpback Whales in the North Pacific Than Previously Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: More, Humpback, Whales, in, the, North, Pacific, Than, Previously, Thought )

- 2552 days ago -
Scientists have recently come to the conclusion based on one of the largest ever studies on humpback whale populations that the population in the North Pacific is actually higher than previously thought. Scientists believe that numbers are actually
Is Ocean Garbage Killing Whales?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, whales )

- 2657 days ago -
Body of a dead humpback whale is seen in Omonville-la-Rogue, north-west France, a rare species to the Channel. A French fishermen brought the whale back in his nets, saying that it was already dead
High Tech Alarms Could Save Whales From Shark Nets
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, oceans, whales, sharks, Australia, Gold Coast )

- 2975 days ago -
Last year, six whales became entangled in shark nets designed to protect humans on Australia's Gold Coast beaches. This year, authorities are launching nets equipped with high tech alarms to warn the whales before it's too late.
Baby Beluga Whale Nala Dies at Vancouver Aquarium
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, sadness, death, beluga calf, veterinarian )

- 3038 days ago -
VANCOUVER -- A beluga calf born to much fanfare last summer at the Vancouver Aquarium has died of a "bizarre" condition that has baffled the facility's veterinarian and his colleagues around the world.
Blue Whale Beached -- Flipper to Be Amputated?
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- 3280 days ago -
The apparent victim of a ship collision, a dead 70-foot (20-meter) blue whale (pictured) washed ashore in a forbidding northern California cove this week.
Getting A Leg Up On Whale And Dolphin Evolution: New Comprehensive Analysis Sheds Light On The Origin Of Cetaceans
Science & Tech  (tags: Cetaceans, whales, dolphins, discovery, research, science )

- 3309 days ago -
When the ancestors of living cetaceans--whales, dolphins and porpoises--first dipped their toes into water, a series of evolutionary changes were sparked that ultimately nestled these swimming mammals into the larger hoofed animal group.
Census of Marine Life Maps An Ocean of Species
Science & Tech  (tags: ocean, sea, marine, life, species, microbes, blue, whales, sharks, tuna, squid, science, research, interesting, discovery, technology, investigation, environment )

- 3363 days ago -
The first comprehensive effort to identify and catalog every species in the world's oceans, from microbes to blue whales, is a year from completion. But early discoveries have profoundly altered understanding of life beneath the sea, senior scientists say
Early Whales Gave Birth On Land, Fossil Find Reveals
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, ancient, research, world, science, whales, environment, discovery, ancient, investigation, research, interesting )

- 3542 days ago -
Two newly described fossil whales---a pregnant female and a male of the same species--reveal how primitive whales gave birth and provide new insights into how whales made the transition from land to sea.The 47.5 million-year-old fossils,discovered in>>
The Allure of TheSearch, Studying Orca Whales
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, whales, discovery, research, study )

Dawna Rav
- 3551 days ago -
In order to study an animal, sometimes you have to put yourself in the place of the mind of that being. Reserachers in New Zealand discuss what it is like to be able to study Killer whales in the Wild, and the Allure of draws them to the Orcas.

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