Sometimes when I’m working I find it way easier to just bring up the website and fire off a message to Angie rather than pulling out my phone.
Like I said, there are quite the handful of apps claiming to be the new BBM.
A few small populations are found further south, as relics from the last ice age, including the famous St. One of the most resilient whale species in the Arctic, they have been impacted by chemical and noise pollution, over-exploitation, and likely by rapid climate change.
Belugas, like the other ice whales (narwhal and bowhead), depend on sea ice for protection from predatory killer whales, which are an increasing threat as sea ice retreats and opens new areas to the killer whale.
The team are now busy setting up rigorous site surveys.