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Changing Arctic

Marine Mammals in a Changing Arctic

Changing ArcticThe global increase in temperature has caused a rapid reduction in seasonal ice in the Arctic. How will Arctic marine mammals adapt to the changes in their environment?

To learn more, watch: Marine Mammals in a Changing Arctic


Unusual Mortality Events

Unusual Mortality EventsWhat might an unusual mortality event (UME), defined as an unexpected die off of marine mammals in a specific place and time, be able to tell us about changes in ocean health?

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CA Blue Whale

California Blue Whale Update

CA Blue WhaleLearn how photographs are used to identify individual whales,
allowing scientists to track their populations.

Watch: California Blue Whale Update

Gray Whale

Gray Whale Health and Sea Ice

Gray Whale Health Discover how visual surveys have helped researchers learn
more about gray whale health and how they might be affected by
changes in Arctic sea ice.

To learn more, watch: Gray Whale Health and Sea Ice