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A bowhead whale breaching off the Alaskan coast. Credit: Kate Stafford via Creative Commons.

Marine Mammals

Bowhead Whale’s Baleen Shines Spotlight on Stress from Entanglement

March 27, 2019

Much like the rings on a tree can show a history of drought in forests, scientists can see periods of chronic stress by examining a whale’s baleen. ...Read More

humpback whale fluke with mountains in backgroun

Press Release

Studying Humpback Whales off Madagascar as Energy Exploration Gears Up

January 5, 2017

A new study by our researcher finds that humpback whales off Madagascar travel much further than previously thought, a conservation concern as offshore energy exploration expands in the region....Read More