FLORIANPOLIS, Brazil (NBC NEWS) – A young humpback whale washed up on Lagoinha Beach near the southern Brazilian city of Florianopolis on Tuesday night.
Every summer, the Magellan Strait in the southwestern part of Chile becomes a popular feeding area for around 100 humpback whales. But the narrow strait is also a heavily used shipping route. New research in southern Chile supports ships slow down to reduce ship strikes to whales. These recommendations are consistent with the speed reductions … Meer lezen
Good news for whale watching operators and enthusiasts has emerged from Japan (a country normally associated with cruel whale hunts), where the number of humpback whales seen in waters around the southwestern coast of the country during the winter season has reached a record high of 971. >> read more …
Een opvallend hoog aantal strandingen in nog geen maand tijd in het noorden van Noorwegen. Maar liefst 3 potvissen en 3 bultruggen spoelden er dood aan op verschillende locaties.