Tag: humpback whale

Posts count: 19

Finding Yoda – Part 5

In this post, Janie follows the trail of a lone humpback she hears via hydrophone one night, encountering the charismatic Yoda once again. Listen to the whale songs she's recorded. Read More
In this post, Janie follows the trail of a lone humpback she hears via hydrophone one night, encountering the...
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Finding Yoda – Part 4

Where does Yoda spend his winter? Janie, director at the Cetacea Lab, does some whale detective work and makes a surprising discovery along the way. Read More
Where does Yoda spend his winter? Janie, director at the Cetacea Lab, does some whale detective work and makes...
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Finding Yoda – Part 3

Today we find Yoda in the company of humpbacks who sing their mysterious songs in the quiet ocean waters of B.C.'s north coast. WWF is working with Cetacea Lab on an exciting new hydrophone... Read More
Today we find Yoda in the company of humpbacks who sing their mysterious songs in the quiet ocean waters...
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Finding Yoda – Part 2

How do humpback whales like Yoda eat enough food to sustain themselves during their long migrations? Bubble net feeding! Learn what that is--and how Yoda is treated by fellow whales--in our second post from... Read More
How do humpback whales like Yoda eat enough food to sustain themselves during their long migrations? Bubble net feeding!...
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Finding Yoda – Part 1

This is the first in a series of blog posts by Janie Wray, director of the Cetacea Lab in the Great Bear region of B.C. Follow along as she takes us through the seasonal... Read More
This is the first in a series of blog posts by Janie Wray, director of the Cetacea Lab in...
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Just a fluke? The rush to downlist humpbacks while other whales wait for help.

The “downlisting” of Pacific humpback whales from “Threatened” to “Special Concern” caused a media sensation this week. Like many, we wonder why humpbacks were singled out for quick action while other whales at risk... Read More
The “downlisting” of Pacific humpback whales from “Threatened” to “Special Concern” caused a media sensation this week. Like many,...
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WWF-Canada releases report from workshop on underwater noise management

WWF-Canada hosted the second workshop on ocean noise, with the goal of finding solutions for managing underwater noise in Canada’s Pacific. This month, we released the workshop report, including recommendations in eight key areas.... Read More
WWF-Canada hosted the second workshop on ocean noise, with the goal of finding solutions for managing underwater noise in...
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