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a bowhead whale and calf swim in deep blue waters, edged by ice floes

Wildlife

A library full of sound: How a new collection of underwater sounds will help protect marine life

The Global Library of Underwater Biological Sounds (GLUB) will catalogue sounds from whales to fish (glub?) to boat noise

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Waking up with the whales on Quirpon Island, Newfoundland

Quirpon Island has long been a favourite off-grid getaway for in-the-know travellers. Now, the Quirpon Lighthouse Inn is doubling down on its biggest draws: whales and icebergs.

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Transient killer whale jumping

Environment

Proposal to reopen commercial seal hunt in B.C. could have consequences for transient killer whales

A controversial proposal to reopen the seal hunt in B.C. might boost numbers of chinook salmon, but at the expense of other marine mammals, says a UBC professor

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Researchers studying the impact of ship traffic and noise on whales in the eastern Beaufort Sea cruise the Prince of Wales Strait in a  Zodiac

People & Culture

Protecting whales in an ice-free Arctic

As Arctic sea ice vanishes, new measures are needed to protect marine wildlife from increased ship traffic 

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Banff National Park

Environment

Five green highlights of the latest federal budget

Budget 2018 contains some major investments in Canada's wilderness and wildlife. Here are the highlights. 

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Science & Tech

Infographic: How endangered whales’ songs could be key to their protection

How do you save an endangered species in the vastness of the open ocean? Listen for it.

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Blue whale skeleton on display at Royal Ontario Museum

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Blue whale exhibition opens at Royal Ontario Museum

Exhibit tells the tale of a rare blue whale that washed up dead in Newfoundland in 2014, offering new insights on Earth's largest animal

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