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2014-06-10 20:20:54

Shedd Aquarium working with GREMM and its scientific collaborators to support research and conservation of beluga whales in the St.

Hearing Tested In Bristol Bay Beluga Whale Population
2014-05-15 03:52:01

The ocean is an increasingly industrialized space. Shipping, fishing, and recreational vessels, oil and gas exploration and other human activities all increase noise levels in the ocean and make it more difficult for marine mammals to hear and potentially diminish their range of hearing.

2014-01-09 12:23:00

Shedd Takes Learning about Invasive Species and the Great Lakes Online CHICAGO, Jan.

Conservationists Reflect On Four Decades Of Endangered Species Act
2013-12-28 07:50:03

Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, the landmark piece of legislation designed to protect critically imperiled creatures from extinction in the US due to economic growth and development.

Beluga Whale Import Request Draws Ire Of Animal Rights Activists
2012-10-10 12:45:22

An Atlanta-based aquarium is drawing criticism from animal rights advocates for their plans to import 18 beluga whales captured off the eastern coast of Russia.

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2012-07-09 06:59:16

A baby male beluga whale, discovered by a pair of Alaskan fishermen after it got separated from its mother shortly after its birth, remains under 24-hour care.

2011-11-10 14:30:00

The Explore blog brings you exciting, informative, and inspiring wildlife conservation features, zoo and aquarium stories, and profiles.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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