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Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica [New York Times] – College of the Atlantic


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Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica [New York Times]
College of the Atlantic
Whale researchers are concerned that this moment of health and easy access to food will be short-lived. Krill stock around Antarctica is being fished by some countries, and threatened by climate change. Additionally, reduction in sea ice endangers

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Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica – New York Times


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Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica
New York Times
In a rare piece of good news for whales, humpbacks who live and breed in the southern oceans near Antarctica appear to be making a comeback, with females in recent years having a high pregnancy rate and giving birth to more calves. Humpback whales were

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Marlborough councillors brand Whale Oil leak ‘despicable’

Political skulduggery has again rocked the council chamber in Marlborough as lawyers are called in to investigate a secret recording of a committee meeting leaked to a right-wing blog. The leak to Whale Oil could see heads roll at the council, as …
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Odd Sound In Antarctica Might Be From New Whale Species – Popular Science


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Odd Sound In Antarctica Might Be From New Whale Species
Popular Science
Apparently no one told a group of whales in Antarctica that they were supposed to be seen and not heard. Instead, what scientists believe is a new whale species is doing the exact opposite. Recordings taken by a research vessel near the polar continent …
Scientists Discover What Could Be New Species Of Whale Near AntarcticaTech Times

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A Strange Whale Sound Recorded in Antarctica Could Be From a New Species – Gizmodo


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A Strange Whale Sound Recorded in Antarctica Could Be From a New Species
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Whales are elusive creatures who roam the vast, open ocean. Because sightings of many species are so rare, we have to track these giant mammals by eavesdropping on their songs. And marine scientists recently picked a baffling new signal, which could be …
New Whale Species Found Near Antarctica, Researchers Record Two New The Inquisitr
Mysterious Whale Song Suggests New SpeciesNature World News

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Japan Cancels Whale Hunt Off Antarctica – New York Times

Japan Cancels Whale Hunt Off Antarctica
New York Times
TOKYO — Japan has canceled this year's whale hunt off Antarctica, just days after an international court ruled against the killings, which had drawn worldwide criticism. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would comply with the court order, although the …
Japan cancels whale hunt off Antarctica after court rulingIrish Times
Japan agrees to call off Antarctic whale hunt after UN court judgementSouth China Morning Post
Japan to suspend Antarctic whaling next season; Abe criticizes delegationAsahi Shimbun
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Australia to monitor Japan’s Antarctica whale hunt by plane, not ship – The Guardian


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Australia to monitor Japan's Antarctica whale hunt by plane, not ship
The Guardian
The Coalition has been accused of breaking an election promise by announcing it will send an aircraft, rather than a ship, to monitor Japanese whaling activity in the Southern Ocean. The environment minister, Greg Hunt, said on Sunday an A319 aircraft, 
Australia to monitor Japan's whalingThe Dominion Post

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Whale of a Surprise: Humpbacks Winter in Antarctica – LiveScience.com


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Whale of a Surprise: Humpbacks Winter in Antarctica
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Underwater conversations between humpbacks have revealed a surprising secret: Some of the whales in the Southern Hemisphere appear to skip their northward migration and stay in frigid Antarctic waters for the winter. A scientist overheard the whales 

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Whale, Dolphin Deaths in Gulf Spill Underestimated – msnbc.com

The death toll of animals that perished as a result of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may be 50 times higher than presently believed, according to a new study in the latest issue of Conservation Letters. Until now, fatality …
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Hail the whale: Ocean ecology has its day in the sun at Whalefest Monterey – San Jose Mercury News

A daylong homage to the largest mammals on the planet attracted visitors from near and far Saturday to sun-soaked Fisherman’s Wharf, where they ran a gantlet of environmental information booths, had their faces painted, watched films and listened to live …
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