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Entangled Humpback Whale Freed In Monterey Bay

MOSS LANDING (CBS/AP) — Officials say a fisherman spotted a distressed humpback whale that was entangled in Monterey Bay and followed the animal until rescuers arrived, helping to save its life. 124 more words


I Support the Seal Hunt: An Ecological and Social Basis for Reconsidering Perceptions

I’m writing this from Kugaaruk, a community of about 800 people in Nunavut’s Kitikmeot Region. Kugaaruk is on the southeast side of Pelly Bay, which at its north end opens up into the Gulf of Boothia, in the Canadian Arctic. 2,724 more words

Sea Otter Births Pup In Monterey Aquarium Tide Pool As Onlookers Watch

MONTEREY (CBS SF) — A wild sea otter that entered the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Great Tide Pool gave birth to a pup Saturday.

The birth took place in the afternoon as visitors and staff looked on, according to aquarium officials. 77 more words


The sad story of the stranded sperm whales

When I was a little girl I wanted the glamorous job of being a marine biologist. From a very young age I was fascinated by the sea and the sheer size of the beautiful creatures in it, and as I grew older and learned more I became increasingly interested, specifically in marine mammals. 1,030 more words

Excelle Features

Riveting Reads.

A weekly post of riveting reads from my travels around the internet this week! A selection of links, blogs, news articles, scholarly articles and images I am currently loving. 224 more words


3 Marine Species That Call Bay Area Home Added To Endangered List

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE (CBS SF) — There’s a new five year plan aimed at protecting endangered marine species, including three that make their home in and around Marin County. 78 more words