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Orcas are ramming yachts off the Spanish coast – is the whale world rising up? | Philip Hoare
One explanation is they are reacting to past trauma inflicted on one member of the pod by humans, says the author Philip Hoare

Philip Hoare

25, May, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Young humpbacks ‘full of beans’ as whale-watching season takes off in Sydney
Up to 50,000 whales expected to pass Australia’s east coast during annual migration from Antartica to Great Barrier Reef

Jordyn Beazley

22, May, 2023 @3:53 AM

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Whales take up to two hours to die after being harpooned, Icelandic report finds
Food and veterinary authority report questions whether hunting large whales can meet animal welfare objectives

Karen McVeigh

08, May, 2023 @5:01 PM

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Dead whale removed from Bridlington beach after becoming tourist attraction
East Riding of Yorkshire council were able to remove 17m carcass without cutting it up in large-scale operation

Robyn Vinter, North of England correspondent

06, May, 2023 @2:49 PM

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Rare white killer-whale calf spotted off California coast
Three-year-old named Frosty, which has rare genetic condition, captured by whale-watching group sailing from Newport Beach

Maya Yang

26, Apr, 2023 @6:15 PM

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Thousands of whales are being killed by passing ships. Can we save them?
Large numbers of cetaceans are dying from lethal collisions with vessels, even in protected areas. Now science may provide the means to protect them

Ida Emilie Steinmark

09, Apr, 2023 @2:00 PM

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A whale: sleeping vertically, they look as though they could stop time | Helen Sullivan
Blood rushes through its veins and the whale’s enormous body shakes slightly

Helen Sullivan

03, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Whale meat on the menu as Japanese suppliers enlist influencers
With the domestic market in long-term decline, whalers and restaurants are working with the Japan travel bureau in a bid to win over skeptical visitors

Justin McCurry in Osaka

23, Mar, 2023 @12:59 PM

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Eight dolphins die in New Jersey stranding
Rescuers unable to save cetaceans after mass stranding event at Sea Isle City

Maya Yang

22, Mar, 2023 @6:51 PM

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The first great energy transition: how humanity gave up whaling
The modern oil industry was born in 1859, yet it would take more than 100 years – and the near-extinction of a species – before it replaced blubber as a resource. As we seek to replace oil, in turn, are there lessons to be learned?

Oliver Dirr

11, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Whales use ‘phonic lips’ in nose to make loudest sounds of any animal, say scientists
Researchers solve puzzle of how animal generates enough air flow 1,000 metres under water, where pressure is 100 times that at surface

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

02, Mar, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Agony on a Cornish beach: what do whale strandings tell us about our oceans?
The number of whales, porpoises and dolphins being washed up on the UK’s shores is on the rise, and human activity is largely to blame, say experts

Alexander Turner

25, Feb, 2023 @1:00 PM

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