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Preparations for beluga whale move to Iceland continue

By George Berry | 6th March 2019

Ahead of the relocation of Little White and Little Grey to the world’s first open water sanctuary for beluga whales this April, yesterday we gave international media the opportunity to discover how this epic 6,000 mile journey will be delivered to plan and also speak to some of the expert team involved in making this…

Whale culture should play a part in their conservation says new international study

By George Berry | 28th February 2019

An international group of researchers working on a wide range of species, including whales, argues that cultural knowledge of these creatures needs to be taken into consideration when planning international conservation efforts and laws. A paper published in leading journal Science (Tuesday 26 February) makes a compelling case that growing scientific evidence on social learning, which can…

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By ruthsmyth | 8th May 2018

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Humpback whale

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By ruthsmyth | 8th May 2018

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Phytoplankton

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By ruthsmyth | 8th May 2018

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Sperm whale

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By ruthsmyth | 8th May 2018

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Whale culture should play a part in their conservation says new international study

Whale culture should play a part in their conservation says new international study

An international group of researchers working on a wide range of species, including whales, argues...
Preparations for beluga whale move to Iceland continue

Preparations for beluga whale move to Iceland continue

Ahead of the relocation of Little White and Little Grey to the world’s first open...
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