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Today’s Solutions: July 14, 2024

Snow Cone the North Atlantic right whale tangled in fishing gear next to her calf

Resilient North Atlantic right whale gives birth while entangled in fishing gear

It’s no secret that improperly discarded fishing gear is one of the biggest threats to the lives of many aquatic creatures. Fortunately, a mother North Atlantic right whale, a species that is critically endangered, was miraculously able to give birth to a calf even while chronically entangled in Read More...

North Atlantic right whale see

North Atlantic right whale sees most productive calving season since 2013

The North Atlantic right whale is highly endangered, but this year’s calving season offers a more optimistic outlook for the future of the species. According to environmentalists, this has been the most successful breeding season for the whale since 2013 with 18 new calves recorded off the East Read More...

Two new critically endangered

Two new critically endangered right whale calves spotted off US coast

The North Atlantic right whale is one of the planet’s most endangered species, with only about 360 of them left in the world. That’s why the recent sightings of two calves of this elusive whale species are such good news. The first of the two calves spotted over the past week was seen swimming Read More...