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.
Nearly 15 percent of the humpback whales that come to feed in the southern Gulf of Maine every spring were being struck by commercial and recreational marine vessels.
Despite the recent sighting, the center clarified that the North Atlantic right whales are still critically endangered. The center encourages boaters to travel under 10 knots to avoid fatal collision.
The 600-year-old World Heritage Site has a mysterious history.
Japan continues to hunt minke whales annually in the name of science.
As the Arctic sea ice continues to disappear, Beluga whales are running out of food. Beluga whales are classified as a "near threatened" species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Not (yet) a ménage à trois, but a rare glimpse into the courtship ritual of these majestic creatures.
Wildlife endocrinologist and research professor Kathleen Hunt has pioneered new methods of analyzing the hormone levels of Baleen Whales.
The carcass of a giant, 28-foot beached sperm whale was found on San Jose Island and will likely to stay there while marine experts figure out what to do with the dead animal.
Whale watchers witnessed humpback whales "saving" a poor Steller sea lion from being devoured by four Bigg's killer whales in waters off Spoke.
The carcass of a young humpback whale washed up in Sea Isle City on Friday afternoon, 3.p.m. Officials say that the young male whale could have been dead for four or five days.
A new study revealed that large marine creatures are more likely to die first during the sixth mass extinction event.
One of Moby Dick's inspirations – the true to life sinking of the Nantucket ship Essex in 1820 – is a story that’s steeped in horrific events like starvation, cannibalism and the crew slowly driven mad by their tragic circumstances.
The white whale is an elusive creature, but researchers at Murdoch University managed to film one in western Australia playing with its mother.