Dolphins and Whales News -- ScienceDaily

Aerial survey reveals great diversity and abundance in NE Canyons Marine National Monument (Fri, 14 Sep 2018)
Airborne marine biologists were amazed by the sheer abundance and diversity of large marine wildlife in their recent aerial survey of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, the only marine national monument on the East Coast, about 150 southeast of Cape Cod.
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Endocrine disruptors found in bottlenose dolphins (Wed, 05 Sep 2018)
Evidence of exposure to phthalates, chemical compounds used in hundreds of consumer products, has been found in resident bottlenose dolphins in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Some phthalates have been linked to reproductive problems in humans.
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Beluga whales and narwhals go through menopause (Mon, 27 Aug 2018)
Scientists have discovered that beluga whales and narwhals go through the menopause -- taking the total number of species known to experience this to five.
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WhaleTrails

WhaleTrails is an app developed for HHR to capture whale sightings on the go and make a fast & easy contribution to whale research. You can explore the sightings on the below map. Download for iPhone/Android.

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WhalesSurveyed

The HHR research program helps to monitor the health, movement and well-being of humpback whales in south-east Queensland. Our annual systematic surveys reveals exciting and new facts. Check our latest entries on the map below. >>more

 

MarineRescue

You can participate in marine expeditions and support state of the art research. You can learn to rescue marine life and rescue the ocean from pollution. Invite us for guest lectures at schools or  events to raise awareness of whales and dolphins.>>more

MarineSupport

We are monitoring the health of marine mammals in south-east Queensland and work closely with governmental agencies, universities, businesses and the wider community to ensure that whales and dolphins are save. Make a wave together.