humpback whales

Motherboard

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
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
12.14.18
Photography

Spellbinding Black-and-White Photos of Humpback Whales in Migration

Australian photographer Jem Cresswell follows the animals during their journeys.
Diana Shi
6.4.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
9.7.16
DRONES

Biologists Are Now Collecting Whale Snot With Drones

Whale "blow" is liquid gold.
Sarah Emerson
6.1.16
sonar

Rare Footage of a Humpback Whale ‘Bubble-Net’ Hunting

Thar she blows bubbles.
Sarah Emerson
5.5.16
environment

Whales Are Dying Off North America’s West Coast — And it Could Signal Trouble Deep in the Ocean

Four humpback whales have been found dead off the BC coast this week. And 23 other whales have been found dead off the coast of Alaska recently. A toxic algae bloom could be the culprit.
Hilary Beaumont
8.14.15
video

These People Won the Whale-Watching Jackpot

A group of bubble-feeding humpbacks get up close and personal.
Rachel Pick
7.9.15
Music

Humpback Whales Record an Ambient Album

Seriously, 14 composers teamed up with a couple humpbacks to create an amphibious album of atmospheric music.
Annie Armstrong
7.9.15