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Hard Times for the Right Whale

Researchers Work to Prevent the Extinction of an Endangered Species

Woods Hole Currents: Volume 10, Number 4, 2004

Table of Contents

The Tale of the Whale

The Tale of the Whale

Putting a population to the test

The North Atlantic Right Whale

The North Atlantic Right Whale

A species on the edge of extinction struggles to recover

The Collision Course of Whales and Humans

The Collision Course of Whales and Humans

Ships and right whales are meeting too often at sea

    Taking the Right Approach to Whales

Taking the Right Approach to Whales

A conversation with marine mammal researcher Michael Moore

One Sailboat. Six People. 18,000 Miles

One Sailboat. Six People. 18,000 Miles

Night watches, flying fish, and more tales of a 13-month voyage

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

Fishing lines are snaring the unwanted bycatch

A Slippery Rope

A Slippery Rope

An experiment in flossing with fishing line

The Death of Churchill

The Death of Churchill

The final days of a right whale caught in man's snares

Learn More About Right Whale Conservation Efforts

Learn More About Right Whale Conservation Efforts

Organizations and Program Resources