Tag: bearded seal

November 3, 2021

TWS2021: Indigenous hunters teach researchers about seals

Conversations that researchers have had with indigenous hunters in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, have revealed information about where seal species are showing up and how climate change may impact them. By including...

March 1, 2021

Watch: Bearded seals can’t compete with industrial sounds

The loud sounds bearded seals emit underwater may not be noisy enough to overcome the sound from increasing industrial activities off the coast of Alaska. Recent research highlighted how bearded...

February 3, 2021

The deafening underwater soundscape of bearded seals

Bearded seals create a deafening underwater soundscape in the Canadian Arctic Ocean — particularly during mating season. Explorations of the types of sounds they make and the volume of those...