Ship strikes remain a leading cause of death to whales around the globe. In some places, like California, they are on the rise.
Whale Safe launches in Southern California waters to help reduce deaths of the iconic marine mammals
Whale-ship collisions are occurring at an increasing rate. Could a newly developed digital tool help mariners around the world to avoid whale strikes?
Big whales aren’t good at avoiding passing cargo ships. But listening for whale songs can help ship captains know when they should slow down, so the impact isn’t deadly.
In 2018, more than 9,300 volunteers supported citizen science efforts in national marine sanctuaries, including Beach Watch, Spotter Pro, and Stellwagen Sanctuary Seabird Stewards.
This new AI-driven technology helps mariners avoid hitting whales on their journey to shore.