How Killer Whales Went from Hated, to Adored, to Endangered

The more we’ve learned about orcas, the more we love them. But can they survive the dramatic changes to their world?

Can Today’s Whale Species Survive the Age of Humans?

We don’t even know how many whale species exist, so which will be winners and which losers is hard to guess.

See Hundreds of Beluga Whales Gathering in the Arctic

Up to 800 beluga whales gathered together north of Baffin Island in Lancaster Sound, Canada. They migrate here to give birth and molt dead skin. They're called the "canaries of the sea" for the many high-pitched vocalizations they use to communicate. Lancaster Sound is Canada's largest marine protected area, and contains other wildlife such as polar bears and seals.