Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022



477 whales die in 'heartbreaking' New Zealand strandings

October 12, 2022 11:15 am

None of the stranded whales could be refloated and all either died naturally or were euthanised in a “heartbreaking” loss, said Daren Grover, the general manager of Project Jonah.

Some 230 whales beached in Tasmania; rescue efforts underway

September 21, 2022 1:26 pm

The pod, which is stranded on Ocean Beach, appears to be pilot whales and at least half are presumed to still be alive, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania said Wednesday.

A unique AI project wants to make youngsters aware of the plight of whales and why they need to be conserved

June 11, 2022 9:38 am

Steering away from dystopian narratives that often inform climate conversations, The Whale Tales Project hopes to use technology and futuristic artwork to fascinate its audience

Watch: Killer whales spotted off busy Rio De Janeiro beach

December 26, 2021 4:48 pm

Climate change, overfishing, and ocean pollution have led to many behavioral changes amongst orcas.

Aquarium to auction off chance to name 3 beluga whales

June 20, 2021 3:18 pm

The auction announcement comes the same day the whales were fully integrated into the main part of the aquarium's 750,000-gallon beluga habitat with its three existing whales — Kela, Juno and Natasha

781 whale sharks rescued off Gujarat coast in 17 years: govt

February 20, 2020 1:29 am

Sajan John, manager and head of WTI’s marine conservation project, said that India had included whale sharks in the Schedule-I of the Indian Wildlife (Conservation) Act in 2001.

Ratnagiri: Carcass of 57-ft Bryde’s whale washes ashore

January 23, 2020 1:45 pm

Between 2015 and 2018, 88 beaching incidents have been reported, with 32 recorded in 2018 alone.

Two beluga whales that lived in a Chinese aquarium moved successfully to Iceland

June 20, 2019 2:03 pm

Conservationists celebrated when a plane from Shanghai carrying the whales, named Little Gray and Little White after the colors of their skin, touched down at Iceland's Keflavik International Airport.

Oceans are getting louder, posing potential threats to marine life

January 22, 2019 4:54 pm

Scientists and environmentalists are urging that more research be conducted, to learn much more about the effects of sound and ship traffic on the creatures of the sea.


Hundreds of whales dead after stranding off Australia’s Tasmania

September 23, 2020 7:40 pm

Tasmania is the only part of Australia prone to mass strandings, although they occasionally occur on the Australian mainland.

Carcasses of 30 baleen whales washed ashore near Tiruchendur beach

January 12, 2016 6:59 pm

Carcasses of 30 baleen whales were found washed ashore near the Tiruchendur beach in this district early Tuesday while 250 of the same species have been stranded in shallow waters.


Whales washed ashore near Bay of Bengal coast in Tamil Nadu

January 12, 2016 9:38 am

Tuticorin, Jan 12 (ANI): Around fifty whales have been washed ashore in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, since last night. According to officials, the fishermen dragged many of the beached whales back into the sea but they kept returning to the shores near Manapadu and Kallamozhi villages.