News tagged with right whales

Related topics:

Lone whales shout to overcome noise (w/ Video)

Just like people in a bar or other noisy location, North American right whales increase the volume of their calls as environmental noise increases; and just like humans, at a certain point, it may become too costly to continue ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
shares1 comments 0

What is killing Argentina's right whales?

Fatal strandings of southern right whales around Argentina's Valdes Peninsula have soared in recent years, and worried scientists are not sure why, the International Whaling Commission heard Friday.

dateJun 25, 2010 in Ecology
shares0 comments 2

Sound maps reveal whales and noise pollution

( -- Chris Clark discussed his state-of-the-art acoustic animations and the difficulties facing whales Feb. 21 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in San Diego.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Ecology
shares0 comments 0

Larger Seasonal Speed Zones Could Save Whales

( -- Larger areas of speed limits for ships around major ports could significantly help North Atlantic right whales' survival, according to a new study led by Duke University scientists.

dateSep 08, 2009 in Ecology
shares0 comments 0