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Blue Whales at Risk in Shipping Lanes

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Blue Whales at Risk in Shipping Lanes

A comprehensive 15-year analysis of the movements of satellite-tagged blue whales off the West Coast of the United States, by researchers from the Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute, found that their favored feeding areas are bisected by heavily used shipping lanes, increasing the threat of injury and mortality. Paste the following link into your browser to link to a gallery of elegant, action-packed and humorous humpback whale images. http://bit.ly/1uEYsgE