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Vessel strikes on whales are increasing with warming

Vessel strikes on whales are increasing with warming. Can the shipping industry slow down to spare them?

Rising ocean temperatures and marine heat waves are pushing whales closer to busy shipping lanes. Flexible speed reduction areas could help prevent ship collisions, scientists say.

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Vessel strikes on whales are increasing with warming

Vessel strikes on whales are increasing with warming. Can the shipping industry slow down to spare them?

Rising ocean temperatures and marine heat waves are pushing whales closer to busy shipping lanes. Flexible speed reduction areas could help prevent ship collisions, scientists say.

baja marine life protections

A new ocean preserve could save the waters off Baja

Environmental campaigners are working to protect this stunning marine life in Baja California.
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whale activists to aid anti-wind farm strategy

Energy industry uses whale activists to aid anti-wind farm strategy, experts say

Unwitting whale advocates and rightwing thinktanks create the impression that offshore wind energy projects endanger cetaceans.

whale deaths along US East Coast
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14 whale deaths along US East Coast remain a mystery

Officials quash rumours that wind farms could have caused the "unusual mortality" along beaches.
Something is killing gray whales

Something is killing gray whales. Is it a sign of oceans in peril?

A leviathan die-off has alarmed legions of whale watchers and perplexed scientists up and down the western coast of North America for the past 2½ years.

At sea and in court, the fight to save right whales intensifies
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At sea and in court, the fight to save right whales intensifies

As numbers of North Atlantic right whales continue to decline, conservationists are waging an escalating legal battle to force fishermen to take even more aggressive measures to protect the world's rarest cetacean.

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