Posts Categorized: North Atlantic Right Whale

Manatee, © Brian J. Skerry / National Geographic Stock

World Oceans Day »

The ocean plays a critical role in supporting life on this planet. It generates most of the oxygen we breathe, helps feed us, regulates our climate, cleans our drinking water, and even offers ideas for potential medicines.

Right Whales, © Brian J. Skerry / National Geographic Stock

A Victory for Endangered Atlantic Whales »

Entanglement in fishing lines is a serious threat to endangered whales in the Atlantic. Now, thanks to years of work in the courts, the National Marine Fisheries Service has to formally review this threat and address how it impacts these endangered species.