An elusive North Pacific right whale was spotted in the waters off Victoria, Canada in late October. This is the second sighting this season, the last happened 62 years ago.
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Ships and industrial activity is drowning out the noise of whales in certain areas of the British Columbia coast, a new study shows.
Some humpback whales appear to skip the annual commute to Africa and stay behind in Antarctica during the winter months, new research reveals.
A new survey shows that humpback whale numbers in an area off the coast of British Columbia are up, though several threats from shipping and other industries remain.
Finding hidden whale calls in seismic data could answer questions about the effects of underwater blasts.
The western Pacific gray whale once seemed destined for extinction. Now it supports a booming tourism trade.
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