You have searched for "sperm whales"

Showing 1-10 of 57

Sort by: Newest | Oldest | Relevance

World 06 Jul 2020 | 8:02 PM

Mediterranean marine life flourished during lockdown - Italian coastguard

LAZIO, Italy (Reuters) - Marine life in the Mediterranean off Italy flourished during the coronavirus lockdown as water quality improved and species moved into spaces vacated by people and ships, the Italian coastguard has found.

World 09 Jul 2019 | 8:56 AM Premium

Former Japanese fisherman finds profit in whale-watching

RAUSU, Japan (Reuters) - Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan's northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it.

World 09 Jul 2019 | 8:51 AM Premium

In Japan, the business of watching whales is far larger than hunting them

RAUSU, Japan (Reuters) - People packed the decks of the Japanese whale-watching boat, screaming in joy as a pod of orcas put on a show: splashing tails at each other, rolling over, and leaping out of the water.

AseanPlus News 03 Nov 2018 | 9:27 AM Premium

How Chinese scientists use sperm whales to run secret messages for the military

New use of camouflage technique hides communication in the sound pulses that sperm whales emit Breakthrough could help China’s submarines avoid detection

Why Not? 16 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

A sea of garbage that won’t go away

The statistics are terrifying. There are more bits of plastic in our seas than there are stars in our galaxy. Very soon, even the fish will be outnumbered. The result? Catastrophe. All because of our plastics.

Indonesia 14 Nov 2017 | 10:15 AM Premium

Four sperm whales die in Indonesia beach rescue

Aceh Besar (Indonesia) (AFP) - Four sperm whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia have died, a local official said Tuesday, despite frantic efforts to save the massive mammals.