How Traditional Food Is Helping Communities in a Changing Arctic
As hunting grows hazardous, Arctic community centers provide meals of whale and seal.
How California's Clean Air Regulations Have Reduced Whale Strikes by Cargo Ships
Rules intended to protect people from pollution are simultaneously saving the lives of whales by slowing down cargo ships, but researchers say more still needs to be done.
Listening for Humpback Songs Across the Open Ocean
Researchers are hoping to discover new travel routes of the Pacific humpback by utilizing a robot that monitors their unique means of long-distance communication.
Field Notes: Waiting for Whales in Utqiagvik, Alaska
Utqiagvik, Alaska: High above the Arctic Circle, on a slab of sea ice a mile from shore, an Inupiaq whaling crew watches for a passing bowhead whale under the light of the midnight sun.
How Do We Stop Ships From Fatally Striking Migrating Whales?
Fatal collisions between ships and blue whales are far too common. Luckily, there are scientists creating new technology to fix that.
Why Do Most Orca Pregnancies End in Miscarriage? Look Upstream.
Orcas are losing their babies at an unprecedented rate. The solution may lie 400 miles away.
An Alarming Number of California Whales Are Getting Caught in Fishing Lines
California has seen a record-breaking number of whale entanglements over the last three years. Now, the Center for Biological Diversity is suing the state for failing to protect its endangered species.