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Video: When Whales Walked

Video: When Whales Walked

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2018 2

In our imaginations, nothing symbolizes our seas more than whales. These bigger-than-life creatures imbue our oceans with life, with song and with majesty, mystery and myth. If anything else represents our oceans more, I

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Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl November 21, 2016 0

Humans, eat your heart out—in the animal kingdom, there are many endurance athletes! The monarch butterfly flies 3,000 miles to its winter grounds in Mexico. Caribou (also known as reindeer), which are found in

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A Whale of a Journey: Kayaking Baja’s Sea of Cortez

A Whale of a Journey: Kayaking Baja’s Sea of Cortez

Natural Habitat Adventures July 11, 2016 0

During the spring of 1995, I joined a Natural Habitat Adventures kayaking trip in search of Pacific gray whales in Baja’s Sea of Cortez. We zigzagged from one end of the Baja peninsula to

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Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 30, 2015 18

We know that the world’s forests—boreal, temperate and tropical—play a large role in sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2)—as long as drought, harvesting, insect damage, and wildfires don’t overpower them. But we may have another “champion” helping

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What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

Court Whelan, Ph.D. April 30, 2014 0

The old schooner purchased from a fisherman, cut through the icy waters of Glacier Bay, cruising along the picturesque Alaska coastline towards a pod of six massive humpback whales bubble-feeding at the surface of

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