whale

climate change

At Least One in Six World Heritage Glaciers Will Be Gone by 2100

In worst case scenarios, nearly half of these protected glaciers would disappear by the end of the century.
Becky Ferreira
4.30.19
weird

Whale Freed From Harness Was 'Likely' Trained by Russian Navy

We talked to the Norwegian marine biologist who freed a beluga whale from a harness that said "Equipment of St. Petersburg."
Sarah Emerson
4.29.19
ocean plastic

A Dead Whale with 88 Pounds of Trash in Its Stomach Washed up in the Philippines

Plastic pollution claims another one.
Sarah Emerson
3.18.19
Motherboard

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
Film

Tender Animated Short Tells the Tale of a Girl, a Whale, and Courage

Not quite a music video, a sonic tale gets visualized in Rebecca Meilak's new work for composer Aleah Morrison-Basu.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.25.16
ANIMALS

The Surprising Similarities Between Whales and Primates

A whale biologist reports from the world’s biggest primatology conference.
Shane Gero
8.24.16
News

What’s Up with All the Dead Whales, Alaska?

Over the past two months 30 dead whales have washed up along the Alaskan coastline and no one seems to know why.
Mark Hay
8.25.15
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
Norway

Whale Meat Is a Tough Sell in Norway

Norway is one of only three countries that still hunt whales commercially. Many Norwegians see it as a relic of earlier times—when it was frozen and served as a sort of mystery meat—but some young chefs are incorporating it into their menus.
Katherine Sacks
9.18.14
Words

Carnage is Down to DJ Your Bar Mitzvah

"Dr. Dre’s son personally asked me to play at his sweet sixteen"—an interview with the trap champion.
Dan Leinweber
3.24.14
Stuff

Question Of The Day: What Does Whale Taste Like?

With all of the trouble people go to for it, whale meat must taste amazing.
Mitch Parker
2.18.14
Motherboard Blog

Ones and Zeros: Rebuilding Japan with Yakuza Bosses and Poo Burgers

_Hey, whatever it takes to get the Belugas to chill out_ h3. ONE: Naked female scientist tries to tame beluga wales in below freezing water ("Daily Mail":http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2004042/Naked-female-scientist-tries-tame-beluga-whales...
Ones Zeros
6.16.11