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Bowhead Whale Songs Are Complex and Copied, New Study Shows
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Now scientists have new information about the level of detail in the songs that bowhead whales sing to one another when they are migrating into the Beaufort Sea each spring.
They Left Us... Bones
Author and host, 'Saving the Ocean' on PBS
We walk around whale jawbones the size of building beams, skulls larger than people, improbable ribs and vertebrae the size of hassocks. It's a garden of death. It is bleak poverty to pick through what others discarded centuries ago, when the now-silent bay should be full of whales.
Shell's Arctic Drilling Will Destroy Our Homeland and Culture
Inupiaq activist and founding board member of REDOIL
Inupiat communities across the Arctic coast of Alaska primarily depend on Bowhead whales for subsistence food. Shell's proposals to drill for oil and gas in the Chukchi and Beaufort Sea are detrimental to that tradition.
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