Tag: national oceanic and atmospheric administration

Whale Breath Reveals Much About Health and Stress

Written by on October 1, 2013 in Other News, Whales & Dolphins
Whale Breath Reveals Much About Health and Stress

Today’s highlights include learning from whale breath, a report on oceans and climate change, and Georgia Aquarium’s continued attempts to import beluga whales.

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Is Seafood From Japan Still Safe? (And Other Updates)

Written by on September 16, 2013 in Other News
Is Seafood From Japan Still Safe? (And Other Updates)

Take a look at some recent updates on topics we’ve covered previously, including responses to Blackfish, the radioactive water leak, and the dolphin UME.

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This Week in Marine Science

Written by on September 13, 2013 in Other News
This Week in Marine Science

Here’s a roundup of other stories worth reading this weekend, including good and bad news about overfishing, whale strandings, and new conservation efforts.

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Southern Resident Killer Whales Get Extra Protection

Written by on September 12, 2013 in Policy & Ocean Law, Whales & Dolphins
Southern Resident Killer Whales Get Extra Protection

Today’s highlights include protection for southern resident killer whales, bowhead whale songs, and a quicker way to identify whale and dolphin meat.

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CT Nonprofit Saving Whales for 40 Years

Written by on September 12, 2013 in Editor's Choice, Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
CT Nonprofit Saving Whales for 40 Years

Check out our latest guest post from Dan Knaub about humpback whales and the Connecticut nonprofit that has been saving them for 40 years.

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Are Humpback Whales Still Endangered?

Written by on September 12, 2013 in Other News, Whales & Dolphins
Are Humpback Whales Still Endangered?

Check out our latest guest post from Dan Knaub about humpback whales and the Connecticut nonprofit that has been saving them for 40 years.

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Updates on Blackfish, Fukushima and the Dolphin UME

Written by on September 2, 2013 in Other News

Updates on the unusual mortality event for bottlenose dolphins, radioactive water leaking at Fukushima, and a celebrity who should see Blackfish.

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Researchers Hope to Change the Way Hawaiian Monk Seals Are Perceived

Written by on August 20, 2013 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters
Researchers Hope to Change the Way Hawaiian Monk Seals Are Perceived

With the help of National Geographic Crittercams, researchers are hoping to change the way some the locals view Hawaiian monk seals.

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Are the Mid-Atlantic Dolphin Strandings the Result of a Contagious Virus?

Written by on August 19, 2013 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
Are the Mid-Atlantic Dolphin Strandings the Result of a Contagious Virus?

An Unusual Mortality Event has been declared for bottlenose dolphins in the mid-Atlantic and an infectious pathogen tops the list of possible causes.

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Watch Live As Scientists Explore the Deep Sea

Written by on August 14, 2013 in Marine Life
Watch Live As Scientists Explore the Deep Sea

The deep sea is still very mysterious to us, but scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are working to change that.

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