Dolphins and Whales News -- ScienceDaily

Cutting-edge cameras reveal the secret life of dolphins (Tue, 21 Feb 2017)
Dolphins have been recorded in rarely-seen activities of mother-calf interaction, playing with kelp, and intimate social behaviors like flipper-rubbing through the use of largely non-invasive new cameras.
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Whales use nested Russian-doll structure to protect nerve tissue during lunge dives (Thu, 16 Feb 2017)
Fin whales use two neatly packed levels of nested folds to protect the nerves along the floor of their mouth during lunge feeding, according to new research.
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Whale-ship collisions (Thu, 16 Feb 2017)
Scientists and government officials met at the United Nations today to consider possible solutions to a global problem: how to protect whale species in their most important marine habitats that overlap with shipping lanes vital to the economies of many of the world's nations.
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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.