By Beth Buczynski on August 25, 2010
Referred to as ‘pingers’ these acoustic alarms are designed to make the nets stand out from the background noise of boats, swimmers, and waves, and alert the whales to their presence before they become caught.
By Matt Embrey on June 19, 2010
New research published in The Proceedings of the Royal Society B shows that sperm whale excrement is actually good for the environment. The iron rich waste fertilizes and nourishes phytoplankton, which in turn reduce atmospheric CO2, turning it to oxygen through the process of photosynthesis. Phytoplankton actually account for half of all photosynthetic activity on earth. Lead [...]