Stranger on the Shore | Locals rescue baby humpback whale beached in Brazil

Emergency services and volunteers rescued a baby humpback whale stranded on a tourist beach in Rio de Janeiro state. After it was coaxed back into deeper water, local firefighters on boats guided the calf further out into the South Atlantic Ocean. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Stranger on the Shore | Locals rescue baby humpback whale beached in Brazil

Baby Humpback Whale Rescued in Brazil

Volunteers and emergency services came to the rescue of a baby humpback whale stranded on a well-known tourist beach in Rio de Janeiro state on Monday. Footage from the coastal resort of Arraial do Cabo showed efforts to save the disorientated whale lying on its side. After it was coaxed back into deeper water, local … Read more Baby Humpback Whale Rescued in Brazil

Italian coastguard works to free sperm whale caught in fishing net

Italian coastguard divers worked for hours to free a massive sperm whale caught in a fishing net at sea. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters … Read more Italian coastguard works to free sperm whale caught in fishing net

Sperm whale trapped in illegal fishing net near Aeolian islands in Sicily

The Italian coastguard is still working to free a sperm whale trapped in fishing netting near the Aeolian islands in Sicily. The operation began on Sunday. This is the second whale to become trapped in illegal fishing nets within the past few weeks, and Greenpeace is calling on the Italian government to act. The Italian … Read more Sperm whale trapped in illegal fishing net near Aeolian islands in Sicily

‘A privilege’: Swimming with endangered whale sharks in Qatar

Qatar’s waters are host to some of the world’s largest gatherings of whale sharks, the biggest fish on the planet. The gentle sea giants spotted in large numbers off the Qatari coast gather to feed on the abundance of fish eggs in the waters. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker got exclusive access to head out to … Read more ‘A privilege’: Swimming with endangered whale sharks in Qatar

A 32-foot-long Sperm Whale is Freed After It Got Tangled in an Illegal Fishing Net

Divers in Italy freed a sperm whale trapped in a large, illegal tangled fishing net off the coast of Lipari, north of Sicily. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at … Read more A 32-foot-long Sperm Whale is Freed After It Got Tangled in an Illegal Fishing Net

Trapped whale freed by Italian coast guard

The Italian coast guard freed a ten-meter-long male sperm whale, which got trapped in a large fishing net, near Salina Island, north of Sicily. Once it was freed the sperm whale slowly restarted swimming and reached three other whales who were apparently waiting for him. According to the Italian coast guard, the fishing net was … Read more Trapped whale freed by Italian coast guard

Italian coastguard frees whale trapped in fishing net

Italian divers freed a whale trapped in a tangled fishing net off the coast of Lipari on Friday. Biologists working at a turtle recovery centre nearby alerted the coastguard to the trapped sperm whale and divers were sent to the scene. Using cutters and knives they sliced through the illegal net and freed the whale which then swam off apparently unharmed … Read more Italian coastguard frees whale trapped in fishing net

Divers free sperm whale trapped in net

Sperm whale trapped in illegal net saved by divers off the coast of Italy Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Reuters … Read more Divers free sperm whale trapped in net

Whale freed from Australian shark nets

A whale tangled in shark nets was released by rescuers off Australia’s Gold Coast. It’s the third whale to be freed in just three days Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Whale freed from Australian shark nets

Six weeks into the annual humpback migration, the whale watching industry is afloat again | ABC News

More than 30,000 humpbacks are heading north to the tropics giving sightseers a real treat. Although the whale-watching season started in May, COVID-19 restrictions meant leisure cruising was not feasible. Luckily the June/July period is considered one of the best times to spot the majestic humpbacks as they migrate north for the winter. For more … Read more Six weeks into the annual humpback migration, the whale watching industry is afloat again | ABC News

Divers in Thailand attempt to free whale shark entangled in rope

A group of divers in Thailand tried to save a whale shark whose tail was tied by rope. Video filmed on Saturday shows the whale shark swimming with a nylon rope tied around its tail. But the knife was too small and could not cut through the rope. Injured and with a rope still tied to its tail, the whale shark eventually swam away Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute … Read more Divers in Thailand attempt to free whale shark entangled in rope

‘Like hitting a brick wall’: Fishers describe boat collision with whale | ABC News

A too-close encounter with a whale off Tasmania’s east coast has left five Hobart fishmen shaken and injured. Recreational fishers say they’re spotting whales more frequently as the huge mammals migrate north. As Laura Beavis reports, experts are warning people and boats to keep their distance. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-11/fishermen-describe-whale-collision/12345542 For more from ABC News, … Read more ‘Like hitting a brick wall’: Fishers describe boat collision with whale | ABC News

A ‘big’ deal: what can a whale’s size tell us about their migration patterns? | The Drum

When it comes to determining the size of a whale, most of us would be content with the description “very, very big.” But that’s not quite good enough for whale researcher Grace Russell. With the help of drones, she’s figuring out the proportions of our planet’s largest animals down to the millimetre – to help … Read more A ‘big’ deal: what can a whale’s size tell us about their migration patterns? | The Drum