Friday, August 9, 2013

Helping Ships Avoid Endangered Whales

Did you know that the world's last 350 North Atlantic Right Whales live along the East Coast. Collisions with ships are a deadly hazard, but new listening buoys designed and monitored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology are helping. 

Here's how: 

This is a fantastic resource for educators who want to show students conservation in action. Find out more about the lives of Atlantic Right Whales: where they live, what they eat, why they're endangered, and why there's still hope.

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