marine mammals

Reviews planned for three whale species

February 14, 2018

The National Marine Fisheries Service has announced its intent to conduct five-year status reviews for three endangered whale species. These include the endangered ...

‘Sonic kayaks’ monitor life underwater

January 18, 2018

An interdisciplinary team in the United Kingdom has designed a “sonic kayak” that researchers and citizen scientists can use to eavesdrop on the ecosystem below ...

How Elephant Seals Regulate Mercury Influx

September 28, 2015

In many ways, elephant seals get a raw deal when it comes to mercury pollution in the ocean. The toxic chemical, the product of mining runoff and other industrial ...
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