News Stories relating to "whale songs"
Monday, May 5, 2014
A recent study suggests that killer whales and other marine mammals are far more likely to pick up sonar signals than was previously thought.
Scientists have discovered that commercially available sonar systems, which are designed to create signals beyond the range of hearing of such animals, do in fact emit signals known to be within...
Monday, November 4, 2013
One of the most beautiful and haunting sounds on the planet, whale song is thought to have healing powers and is widely used for meditation and relaxation. Whales use sound to locate food and companions, and rely on their songs and hearing for navigation, orientation and communication. Marine mammal scientists from Vancouver Aquarium have...
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
When oceanographer listened to the audio picked up by a recording device that spent a year in the icy waters off the east coast of Greenland, she was stunned at what she heard: whales singing a remarkable variety of songs
nearly constantly for...