Futuristic Technology Hopes to Save Whales With Real-Time Tracking, Underwater Microphones, and More
About 80 whales are killed every year along the California coast because of collisions with ships, but a new “mapping and analysis tool” called Whale Safe thinks it can eliminate these collisions entirely.
Whales Are Making Pitstops In the Bay Again In Their Migration North
May and June have become prime whale-watching times in San Francisco Bay the last five or six years, with both gray and humpback whales increasingly entering the Golden Gate in search of food as they travel to their summer feeding grounds in Alaska.
Humpback Whales — and Lots of Calves — Seen Feeding in Monterey Bay
It's time for the southward migration of humpback whales down the Pacific coast, and these huge marine mammals need to feed as much as possible as they swim to pack on blubber before reaching warmer waters in Mexico with little to eat for months.
Blue Whales Make Rare Appearance Off San Francisco Coast, Prompting Warning For Ships
The Northern California coast tends to get its fair share of sightings of humpback whales and gray whales, but the largest mammals on earth, blue whales, don't do swim-bys quite so often as other species. This year, all rules are out the window.
Video: Whales Put On A Saturday Show Beneath Golden Gate Bridge
Dinner party at the #goldengatebridge tonight. #humpbackwhales #whales #SanFrancisco #humpback pic.twitter.com/eFUTVDOba1— Nettie Atkisson (@AtkissonNettie) June 18, 2017 Lots of people including me got glimpses of a bunch of humpback whales