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White Beluga whale surfaces again in River Thames near London

21 days ago
LONDON: A beluga whale spotted in London’s River Thames surfaced again on Wednesday near the British capital, hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat. The white cetacean, which feeds on fish, squid and crabs, was first spotted…

Whale Dies In Thailand After Swallowing 80 Plastic Bags

4 months, 13 days ago
BANGKOK:  A whale has died in southern Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags, officials said, ending an attempted rescue that failed to nurse the mammal back to health. Thailand is one of the world's largest consumers of…

Canadian fisherman killed by whale he saved

1 year, 3 months ago
OTTAWA: A Canadian fisherman lost his life after freeing a whale which had become tangled up in fishing gear. Joe Howlett, from Campobello Island, New Brunswick, has saved dozens of endangered whales after they became entangled in…

When ships pass, whales eat less: study

2 years, 2 months ago
Noise from ships impedes humpback whales from foraging for food, and could have long-term impacts on the health of these majestic creatures, according to a study released Wednesday.