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How Humpback Whales Help Save the Environment

Research scientists are finding out just how valuable whales are to improving the air we breathe and ocean water quality. Pacific Humpback Whales were sighted the first week of October this year by a NOAA researcher on a boat en route to Molokini. Early sightings are not unusual, and are welcomed by scuba divers on…

Rare video captures humpback whale nursing behaviors in UH Mānoa research

Sharing an incredible story and video of newborn calf and mother. Also noninvasive calf tagging program. The most spectacular whale footage we’ve ever seen! Shared from University of Hawaii NewsPosted April 19, 2020 by Kelli Trifonovitch Link to calf tagging project video: to mother and new born calf video: As humpback whales nursed…