strandings

  • Do solar storms lead to beached whales?

    Study makes the case that solar activity caused a mass sperm whale stranding in 2016.

    In early 2016 a spate of sperm whale strandings in the North Sea perplexed scientists. Many theories were proposed fo...

    Biology September 6, 2017
  • What causes whale mass strandings?

    Why do these creatures enter an inhospitable land environment?

    Around 600 pilot whales recently became stranded on a New Zealand beach, around 400 of which died before volunteers c...

    Biology February 26, 2017
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