We would like to share our new publication investigating the respiratory effects of beaching in healthy bottlenose dolphins. The citation and abstract are pasted below. For pdf requests, please send an email to: email@example.com Sincerely, Andreas and co-authors Citation: Fahlman, … Continue reading WORLD WHALE BUZZ: PUBLICATION: Respiratory function in dolphins on land
3/6/21 The article below was written many years ago when LNG developments in Passamaquoddy Bay were threatening the Northern Right Whale population that summered in this area. The effort to stop the LNG developments was successful but little has changed … Continue reading WHALES: Looking back at the LNG threat to the Northern Right Whale – 2007. Has anything changed?
Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe live in Maine and New Brunswick at the entrance to the Bay of Fundy. They have always depended for their sustenance on marine animals and plants, including porpoise and whales. The following is their current … Continue reading WHALING: Passamaquoddy Tribe on Porpoise Hunting Today – ARCHIVE ATLANTIC
Product Description This “Blue Whale Puppet” was inspired by one I saw online somewhere. I’ve included 2 sizes, 8-1/2 x 11 and 11 x 17. Print your size choice on heavy card stock, cut out the parts, punch holes in the … Continue reading DISTANCE LEARNING – Create a Blue whale Puppet! For FREE!
Once common along our east coast, the wolf seems to have made a comeback. As Don McAlpine of the New Brunswick Museum said … it was just a matter of time. News articles like those below from the past … Continue reading CREATURES: And the wolf returns to New Brunswick.
CANADA IS BOUND BY LAW OF THE SEA TO PROTECT ENDANGERED WHALES, THEIR HABITAT, AND THEIR FORAGE (Updated February 14, 2020) I’m currently researching once more the various treaties and laws that oblige the Government of Canada to protect Right … Continue reading ISSUES: Did you know that Canada is bound by the Law of the Sea to protect endangered whales, their habitat and feed?
Posted on October 21, 2018 by schsuser The Charlotte County Museum in Milltown New Brunswick has recently provided the Historical Society with some interesting photos from its collection. We recalled a newspaper story about Passamaquoddy whale hunters in the early … Continue reading Passamaquoddy Whale Hunters | St. Croix Historical Society
Read the entire article at https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/plight-right-whale-180970648/ With dwindling numbers due to snags in lobster traps and collisions with ships, the right whale is looking for a way to make a comeback BY TOM CHENEY; PHOTOGRAPHY BY NICK HAWKINS SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | Oct. 29, … Continue reading The Plight of the Right Whale | Science | Smithsonian
Written 13 years ago, the battle was to prove that right whales were common at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy. That was done. Now, another change and another challenge has emerged as the rights have moved north into … Continue reading WHALES: Looking Back – Right Whales Lay Claim to Historic Grounds
Whales – The Whale Louse, Delilah and Her “Son” Calvin Imagine having these guys crawling over your head. Whale lice like this were on Delilah, a female right whale … Continue reading The Whale Louse, Delilah and Calvin – ARCHIVE ATLANTIC
Passamaquoddy Whale Hunters Posted on October 21, 2018 by schsuser The Charlotte County Museum in Milltown New Brunswick has recently provided the Historical Society with some interesting photos from its collection including the one above. We recalled a newspaper story about Passamaquoddy … Continue reading Passamaquoddy Whale Hunters | St. Croix Historical Society
Harbour Seal Resting By Art MacKay in OCEAN LIFE 2 pages, published 9/11/2017 Harbour Seal resting. Head Harbour Passage, Bay of Fundy, NB Continue reading PRINT: Harbour Seal Resting
Crab fishermen to test ropeless fishing to help save endangered whales Idea once considered crazy could eliminate the entanglements that threaten North Atlantic right whales Hadeel Ibrahim · CBC News · Posted: Mar 25, 2018 8:00 AM AT New Brunswick snow crab fishermen will … Continue reading WHALES: Could ropeless fish traps really help save endangered whales?
This whole article gives a brilliant portrait of life one hundred years ago, but the whale tale was particularly revealing as it spoke to the continued pressure right whales have suffered along our Gulf of Maine coast for hundred of years. Continue reading WHALES: The Gulf of Maine Oil Business – a Century Ago
Krill or Euphausid Shrimp are vital forage species that are at the very foundation of life in the ocean. Fish, birds, seals, whales and even humans depend on them. Life in our oceans forms a complex food web that depends … Continue reading OCEAN LIFE: What the heck is KRILL anyway and why are they important to whales and fish?
THE ISSUE: Why are whales starving, wandering far afield and producing fewer young? It’s a complex of answers that includes impacts from new chemicals dumped by municipal and business sewage, acidification, temperature changes, forest and agricultural sprays, microplastics, mortalities of … Continue reading WHALES: Why are they starving, having fewer young and wandering for food?
Most of us know that Killer Whales or Orcas are common in the Pacific. But did you know they occur along the Atlantic coast of the United States and Canada? While the East Coast population of Killer Whales is small to be sure, they do move widely along the coast of the United States and Canada. And when they show up in local waters they cause considerable excitement .. particularly among the whale watching companies and those of us who have a special affection for marine mammals. Certainly, very few of us have had the privilege of seeing east coast … Continue reading WHALES: Killer Whales in the North Atlantic … Have you seen one yet?
Posted on January 26, 2016 by admin To the attention of The Honorable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard In a press release dated January 26, 2016, NOAA has expanded its Right Whale “critical habitat” from … Continue reading NOAA Expands Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales – but without Canada it’s only half as good!
A whale of a history Written by Keith and Heather Nicol. Red Bay, Labrador: Canada’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site story and photography by Keith and Heather Nicol Atlantic Canada’s other UNESCO World Heritage sites Atlantic Canada lays claim to … Continue reading LABRADOR: A whale of a history – Saltscapes Magazine
THE VISUALS THE STORY CONCERNS: The health of the oceans depends on a complex food web which ultimate depends on the sun providing energy for photosynthesis by tiny plants called phytoplankton which, in turn, serve as food for equally tiny … Continue reading KRILL – A VITAL OCEAN FORAGE SPECIES
And Here’s the Drone Video of The Gloucester RightWhale On November 29, 2015, a rare North Atlantic right whale visited Bass Rocks, along the coast of Gloucester, MA. It spent about an hour and a half swimming very close to … Continue reading WHALES: The Right Whales are off Gloucester – Watch this drone video