The annual whale cull of Faroe Islands in Europe has transformed the sea a deep, bloody red. Hundreds of whales are slaughtered every year in the centuries-old tradition of the archipelago.
A strange creature has been spotted lurking off the coast of Hawaii: a cross between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin. However, it might not be time to dub the odd hybrid a new species just yet.
Six North American right whales have mysteriously turned up dead within the past few weeks and now conservationists are doing everything they can to find out why.
Oceanographer Kate Stafford explains how climate change and loss of sea ice may affect marine life in unpredictable ways.
A recent study suggests humpback whale calves whisper to get their mother’s attention.
Initial reports say the dead carcass is a giant squid, but experts now believe that its actually a whale.
A pod of killer whales are behind the unprecedented string of killings in California.
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.
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.