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Blue Whale Beached -- Flipper to Be Amputated?
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, research, animals, study, ships )

- 3252 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 )

- 3281 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 )

- 3334 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 )

- 3513 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
- 3522 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.
Beaked Whales , A Myserious Deep Water Species
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, wildlife, habitat, environment, extinction, research, science )

Dawna Rav
- 3566 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 )

Dawna Rav
- 3567 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 )

- 3798 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 )

- 3834 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 )

- 3880 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 )

- 3910 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 )

- 3926 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 )

- 3968 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 )

- 3968 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 )

- 3969 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.

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