[Krill] Picture the blue whale, the largest known animal ever to have lived. This endangered mammal can grow up to 30 metres Continue reading Microalgae genes help them adapt to harsh oceans, other species less lucky
[Global] The beluga whale is one of the most extraordinary species of marine creature known to science. It is a gregarious, pure white Continue reading Shrinking Arctic sea ice threatens the majestic Beluga whale
[USA] When sea lions suffered seizures and birds and porpoises started dying on the California coast last year, scientists weren’t Continue reading National Geographic: Ocean slime spreading quickly across the Earth
[Chile] A quiet coastline has become the world’s largest ever grave for endangered whales in what was described as an “apocalyptic sight”. Continue reading More than 300 endangered whales mysteriously wash up dead on beach in ‘apocalyptic sight’
[Peru] Spread along the southwestern coast of Peru, the 9.9 to 8.9 million year old rock of the Pisco Formation has yielded some stunning fossils. Continue reading Fossil whale found surrounded by prehistoric puke
[USA] American scientists have reported a sharp increase in the number of dead whales found in the Gulf of Alaska. From May through August, 30 whales washed up alongthe coast of Alaska. Continue reading Whale deaths on the rise in Alaska
[USA] When whales were at their historic populations, before their numbers were reduced, it seems that whales might have been responsible for removing tens of millions of tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere every year. Continue reading How whales change climate
[Canada] In only one week, the corpses of four humpback whales have been found along Canada’s west coast, fueling questions of whether their deaths are connected to a recent uptick of whale and other marine animal deaths in Alaskan waters. Continue reading Whales are dying off North America’s west coast — And it could signal trouble deep in the ocean
[USA] Scientists have been receiving reports of dead and dying mammals, birds and small fish in the Aleutian Islands. They think the killer might be toxic algae proliferating in unusually warm ocean waters.
“All the signs are that we’re having a Continue reading Dead fish, wildlife in Aleutians may be victims of toxic algae outbreak
[Barbados] A call to action has been made for residents to come out and work towards solving the problem of Sargassum seaweed piling up on our beaches.
Concerned citizen Gabriel Abed made Continue reading Whale trapped in the Sargassum at Silver Sands