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tags: The Intriguing Sound of Marine Mammals, sounds, songs, communication, language acquisition, noise pollution, shipping, acoustic environment, vocal imprinting, marine mammals, dolphins, whales, Peter Tyack, TEDTalks, TED Talks, streaming video Bird watchers (especially those who do most of their birding by ear) will particularly enjoy this video: Peter Tyack of Woods Hole talks about a…

tags: ecology, marine biology, conservation biology, endangered species, environmental toxicology, seabirds, marine mammals, researchblogging.org,peer-reviewed research, journal club Bird rescue personnel Danene Birtell (L) and Heather Nevill (R) hold an oiled brown pelican, found on Storm Island in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, that will be washed at the treatment facility at…

tags: Brian Skerry Reveals Ocean’s Glory — and Horror, conservation, marine biology, fish, marine mammals, oceans, sharks, leatherback sea turtle, right whale, overfishing, photographer, Brian Skerry, TEDTalks, TED Talks, streaming video Professional photographer Brian Skerry shoots life above and below the waves — as he puts it, both the horror and the magic of the…

tags: white orca, white killer whale, Orcinus orca, zoology, cetaceans, NOAA A rare white killer whale, Orcinus orca, better known as an Orca, photographed by researchers off the coast of Alaska on 23 February. Image: Holly Fearnbach (NMML, NMFS permit 782-1719) [wallpaper size]. Seattle researchers were working off the coast of Alaska when they saw…