Boats are to be used in an attempt to herd a pod of northern bottlenose whales back out to sea.
Authorities have rescued 88 pilot whales and are attempting to free 20 others that survived Australia’s worst mass stranding.
Authorities have revised up the number of pilot whales rescued from Australia’s worst mass stranding from 50 to 70, as the focus shifted to removing 380 carcasses.
More pilot whales have been found stranded in Australia, raising the estimated total to nearly 500, in the largest mass stranding ever recorded in the country.
Around one third of an estimated 270 pilot whales that became stranded on Australia’s island state of Tasmania have died, with rescuers managing to return 25 to the sea in an ongoing operation.
Two beluga whales that had not been in the sea for almost 10 years have been moved to an open water sanctuary.
The journey of two beluga whales to an open-water sanctuary in Iceland will be narrated by comedian John Bishop in an ITV documentary.
Some whales are huge, giant even, and are the largest creatures to have evolved on the planet.
Human grandmothers are not the only ones who muck in to help raise their grandchildren, older killer whale females are known to do the same.
Female southern right whales and their calves whisper to one another in order to avoid being overheard by predators, a new study suggests
A butterfly is the 1,500,000th millionth wild creature to be recorded in the north-east.
Blue whales rely on their memory to return to good feeding sites at the best time instead of eating patches of prey as they emerge, new researcher has claimed.
Beluga whales and narwhals are the latest species which scientists have discovered go through the menopause.
A conservation charity has spoken of the “special moment” that three whales were spotted off the coast of Aberdeen.
A forgotten Roman whaling industry may have killed off two large species of whale in the Mediterranean Sea, new research suggests.
An emergency response vehicle has spotted a pod of Orcas in the North Sea.
Environmentalists are hoping people will go wild for a new video.
New laser technology is to be used to for “pioneering research” into whales and dolphins living off of Scotland’s west coast.
Bowhead whales are the jazz musicians of the deep, according to scientists who have studied their “freeform” and diverse singing style.
A sealife charity has stopped selling plastic bottles in an attempt to help the environment.
Retaining body heat in the chilly ocean is the main reason why whales are so big, say scientists.
A Japanese whaling vessel has been photographed with a dead minke whale on its deck in the Australian Whale Sanctuary, according to an activist group.