NOAA declares unusual mortality event due to a large number of dead humpback whales washing along the Atlantic coast.
Nearly 15 percent of the humpback whales that come to feed in the southern Gulf of Maine every spring collide with boats and other marine vessels.
California sea lions have begun to feed on salmon at Bonneville Dam and scientists have discovered a model to explain this new behavior since this is a major wildlife challenge since the Marine Mammal Protection Act protects the sea lions while the Endangered Species Act protects the salmon they are eating.
Despite efforts to combat its population decline, a newly developed network of acoustic detectors has confirmed that there is an alarming 34 percent per year decline of the endangered vaquita porpoise in Mexico. A study in the journal Conservation Biology has revealed this devastating statistic.
In a shocking turn of events, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) geotagging program may have killed an endangered orca after implanting the tracking device on the animal.
Nine out 14 humpback whale populations are now removed from the endangered list. This is good news to the dwindling humpack whales population. But how did these endangered whales escape extinction?
A stranded baby humpback whale dies in West Seattle when it was found trapped at Fauntleroy Ferry dock.
A recent study found that there's a "magic number" of krill for blue whales to find in order to gather enough energy for their massive bodies. If they don't find the tiny food sources in concentrated supply, the whales have to hold their breaths more and do more gathering.