Underwater volcano found off Australian coast may act as superhighway for whales

The chain of seamounts is brimming with underwater life.

Seal hitches a ride on the back of a whale

Sometimes, you just hitch a ride on a whale.

Whales and sharks sightings increase around NY waters, in response to cleaner waters

After cleaning the Hudson River, which spills into New York harbor, marine biologists report increased sightings of whales and sharks around the Big Apple’s waters. The cleaner waters now harbor more fish and nutrients, which in turn has led to a surge in numbers.¬†Dolphins and seals are also on the rise. The Hudson River used to be filled with pollution

Humpack whales flawless natural navigation studied

A recently published study 8 years in the making reveals the uncanny ability humpback whales have of following seemingly perfect straight paths for weeks at a time. The navigational precision of humpback whales cannot be explained by known theories. Humpback whales feed during the summer near polar oceans and migrate to warm tropical oceans for the winter, where they mate