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Blue Whales Put on Rare Show off Southern Calif Coast (Video)

Ten years ago seeing any blue whales in Southern California would have been rare. This year already, there has been more than 500 sightings...
photo via video from Great Whale Conservancy

Boaters Detangle Humpback Whale Saving its Life (Video)

Michael Fishbach and his colleagues were recently on a small boat when they encountered a humpback whale entangled in a fishing net and on...
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Stranded Whales Now Far From Alone

Volunteers have been pouring into a Florida marine conservancy center to help care for a group of stranded whales. Three remaining pilot whales from a...
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Sedatives Used to Free Whale from Fishing Line

Researchers have a new tactic to save endangered whales tangled in fishing line: Get them to calm down with sedatives shot from a dart...
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Truck Rescue for Beached NZ Whales

In a historic effort to rescue the 24 survivors of a pod of 80 pilot whales that beacame stranded on a stormy beach in...
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A Whale of a Ship Arrives to Help Clean Up Gulf Oil Spill

Gulf of Mexico cleanup crews working to block millions of gallons of oil from reaching land may soon have a giant on their side,...
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1st Grey Whale in 100 Years Spotted in Vancouver’s Howe Sound

A gray whale spotted feeding in Howe Sound north of Vancouver in recent days is a sign that efforts to restore the area's natural...
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Whale Escorts Paddler in Fundraiser for Breast Cancer

Jodie Nelson was disappointed that she only raised $6,000 in advance of her 40-mile paddle for breast cancer -- until a whale joined the...
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Lower-pitched Whale Wails May be Good News

The great, echoing moans of blue whales have gradually grown lower in pitch over the last few decades, and scientists say that could...
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Humpback Whales May Leap off Endangered Species List

Despite almost hunting these beautiful creatures to extinction, humpback whales may soon be graduating from the endangered species list, thanks to efforts that...
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Whale Saves Drowning Diver

A beluga whale saved a drowning diver by hoisting her to the surface, carrying her leg in its mouth. ...
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Blue Whale Sightings Encouraging for BC Scientists

After avoiding B.C.'s coast for decades, blue whales are returning to the region to feed in the same areas where they were once...
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Endangered Right Whales Break Spring Birth Record

A baby boom in the Atlantic for the endangered right whale has naturalists cheering. A record 39 calves born this spring shatters...
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Oil Companies Suspend Seismic Activities to Protect Gray Whales

A major oil and gas consortium has agreed to suspend planned seismic testing off Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East, a crucial feeding...
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Yoga with Beluga Whales at Georgia Aquarium (Video)

The goal of yoga is to achieve inner peace and one yoga class is lifted to higher levels because beluga whales preside over the...
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Humpback and Two Other Whale Species on Road to Recovery

Three whale species, the humpback, minke and southern right, are recovering from the threat of extinction according to a new study released by the...
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Energy-Saving Technology Inspired By Humpback Whales’ Flippers

A new energy-saving wind turbine has been modeled after the flippers of humpback whales. The bumps on the whales' flippers allow water to...
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Humpback Whale Population Rebounding

From the brink of extinction, humpback whales have made a dramatic comeback over the past four decades, according to an extensive study. The new...

Senegalese Fishermen Save Dozens of Stranded Whales

Local fishermen struggled through the night to return dozens of stranded pilot whales back to the sea on Wednesday after the animals mysteriously beached...

UPDATED w/ Video- Dolphin Rescues Stranded Whales, Leads Them Out to Sea

A caring dolphin guided two stranded whales to safety after human attempts to keep the animals off a New Zealand beach failed, a conservation...