Search results for: Humpback Whales

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  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    NOAA Fisheries is announcing a positive 90-day finding on a petition to designate the Central North Pacific stock of the endangered humpback whale as a Distinct Population Segment and delist it under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Scientists estimate there are a minimum of 5,833 of this population, which migrates between Alaska and Hawaii. In […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new genetic study has revealed that populations of humpback whales in the oceans of the North Pacific, North Atlantic and Southern Hemisphere are much more distinct from each other than previously thought, and should be recognised as separate subspecies. Understanding how connected these populations are has important implications for the recovery of these charismatic […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Gardline CGG Pte Ltd has been contracted by OGP (International Association of Oil & Gas Producers) to be involved in the last phase of the BRAHSS (Behavioural Response of Australian Humpback whales to Seismic Surveys) project. Gardline CGG will use MV Duke as a source vessel offshore Peregian Beach in Queensland (Australia). BRAHSS is a […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Yachters and sailors are invited to help scientists track the movements of endangered humpback whales between NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and its sister sanctuaries across the Caribbean as part of Carib Tails, a new international citizen science effort. Carib Tails is a collaboration between the sanctuary and partners at Marine Mammal Sanctuary of […]

  • 14 November 2006

    A state research vessel accidentally killed a humpback whale in Prince William Sound. Officials with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game say the whale became entangled in a net being used in herring research and drowned.

  • 30 October 2014
    Equipment

    Gardline CGG Pte Ltd has completed field work activities for the last phase of the BRAHSS (Behavioural Response of Australian Humpback whales to Seismic Surveys) project. Gardline CGG was contracted by the OGP (International Association of Oil & Gas Producers) on behalf of the Joint Industry Programme. Gardline CGG deployed the multi-role seismic vessel MV Duke […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Gardline CGG has completed field work activities for the last phase of the BRAHSS (Behavioural Response of Australian Humpback whales to Seismic Surveys) project contracted by the OGP on behalf of the Joint Industry Programme. Gardline CGG deployed the multi-role seismic vessel MV Duke as a source vessel offshore Peregian Beach in Queensland (Australia) for […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gardline CGG Pte Ltd has been contracted by OGP (International Association of Oil & Gas Producers) to be involved in the last phase of the BRAHSS (Behavioural Response of Australian Humpback whales to Seismic Surveys) project in Australia

  • 20 December 2007

    Japan is planning to build a new, bigger factory ship to hunt whales in the Southern Ocean, according to Greenpeace and Japanese press reports. The news came amid unconfirmed reports that Japan would not be killing endangered humpback whales during in its current hunt, as it had earlier declared.

  • 31 July 2006

    Sydney Mackay Yacht Race leader Skandia is glad to have the company of a pod of breaching humpback whales which are putting on a fantastic aerial show for the 30m maxi as they head north towards the islands off Rockhampton in a 10 knot sou

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Humpback whale calving grounds will be protected and Aboriginal employment opportunities increased as part of the Lalang-garram/Camden Sound Marine Park Joint Management Agreement, signed today with traditional owners in Derby. The agreement, between the Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) and the Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation, is the first such agreement for any marine park […]

  • 20 November 2006

    The number of collisions between vessels and humpback whales this year is already up to six, prompting discussions about speed limits on the oceans around Hawai’i as a way to protect both humans and the whales. Researchers estimate that 10,000 of the big animals visit Hawaiian waters each year

  • 26 April 2010

    Environmentalists say whales that stop at Malaga Bay would suffer. Businesses say it would give a vital edge in global trade. Aproposal to build a container port in a pristine bay on Colombia’s coast frequented by humpback whales has raised an outcry among environmentalists who say the project… [mappress] Source:LA.Times,April 26,2010;

  • 14 December 2007

    As ocean crossings go, the Transatlantic Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2007, which started 26th November, will go down in yachting history as relatively tame, save for humpback whale sightings, flying fish frenzies and token moments of equipment anguish in brisk winds.

  • 15 February 2007

    In an effort to delay this summer’s planned launch of the interisland Hawaii Superferry, some state senators are calling for an extensive environmental review of the ship. A Senate committee has advanced a bill that would require a study of traffic, invasive species, harbor space and humpback whale preservation before service could begin. But a […]

  • 22 August 2011

    Environment Minister Bill Marmion has determined appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) report on the Wheatstone LNG development at Onslow. In determining the appeals, Mr Marmion said there was a need for world’s best practice standards and as a result has approved 24 tough conditions to limit environmental impacts. “These strict conditions will protect […]

  • 22 August 2011

    Environment Minister Bill Marmion has determined appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) report on the Wheatstone LNG development at Onslow. In determining the appeals, Mr Marmion said there was a need for world’s best practice standards and as a result has approved 24 tough conditions to limit environmental impacts. “These strict conditions will protect […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NOAA has proposed a rule for expanding the size and the focus of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary to include multiple marine species. Members of the public are invited to submit comments to the agency on the proposed rule and draft environmental impact statement now through June 19. “This proposal is the result […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    A deceased whale was found lodged on top of the bulbous bow on the cruise ship Grand Princess when the vessel arrived in Ketchikan, Alaska. The operator of the cruise ship, Princess Cruises, confirmed the incident, adding that the Captain of Grand Princess notified the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Coast Guard in […]

  • 30 August 2011

    Final environmental approval has been given for Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG development. WA Environment Minister Bill Marmion said approval was granted with 25 conditions protecting marine fauna, including whales, turtles and dugongs. Approval followed the Minister’s consultation with the ministers for State Development; Lands; Planning; and Indigenous Affairs, as required under the Environmental Protection Act 1986. […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will begin two months of dives using unmanned remotely operated vehicles, or ROVs, to explore marine protected areas in the central Pacific Ocean. Starting on Aug. 1, anyone with an internet connection can virtually explore the deep sea with scientists and researchers from their computer or mobile device. The ship and […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Shell is seeking Federal Government environmental approval for a small 2D marine seismic survey off the North West Cape. Subject to approvals the survey is planned to have a duration of around 12 days and to take place during the period from mid-November 2011 to the end of March 2012 – avoiding the humpback whale […]