Whales

mystery

Someone Just Moved a Billion Dollars in Bitcoin and No One Knows Why

This is one of the largest bitcoin transactions ever.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.10.19
tech-science

Humpback Whales Learn New Songs as They Travel

“The migration patterns of humpback whales are written into their songs.”
Becky Ferreira
9.5.19
humpback whales

A Mysterious Ocean ‘Blob’ Might Have Kept Female Whales From Getting Pregnant

Scientists believe the blob gives us a grim look at how climate change could affect whales.
Sarah Emerson
3.20.19
Whales

There's a Dead Humpback Whale in the Amazon Jungle and Nobody Knows Why

The calf is estimated to have been one year old, and was found Friday on Marajó Island.
Becky Ferreira
2.25.19
dead whales

Rotting Whale Carcasses Are Bringing Risk of Shark Swarms to Australian Coast

The government of Western Australia revealed that a historic number of dead whales littered its beaches this year.
Sarah Emerson
12.16.18
Whales

Nearly 200 Whales Killed in Mass Strandings Within a Week in New Zealand

“The realization we could do nothing to save them was the worst feeling I have ever experienced.”
Becky Ferreira
12.2.18
Whales

Dead Sperm Whale Had 115 Plastic Cups, 1,000 Plastic Shards in its Stomach

The whale carcass washed up near Wakatobi National Park in Indonesia on Monday.
Becky Ferreira
11.21.18
Whale Poop

The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'

Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Whales And Dolphins Can Have Babies—And Here’s a Story About One!

Think of this majestic creature as the mule of the sea.
Wendy Syfret
7.30.18
death

Inside the Mystery of Animal 'Suicide'

The idea of animals taking their own lives has intrigued humankind for aeons.
Jessica Mudditt
4.16.18
environmental art

Kids Are Playing with a "Dead Whale" in the Philippines—Here's Why

Greenpeace makes a big statement about ocean pollution.
Andrew Salomone
6.12.17
Sea Monsters

We Found Out What the the Hell This Thing Is

Everybody's arguing about whether this is a giant squid or a dead whale or something even weirder.
Kate Lunau
5.15.17
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