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Mystic Aquarium beluga dies, second time in less than a year after group of whales left Canada

For the second time in less than a year, a beluga has died at Connecticut’s Mystic Aquarium, the aquarium recently announced. The whale’s death also comes less than a year after five whales were relocated to Connecticut from an aquarium called MarineLand in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada last May, as MassLive previously reported. The two …

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Mystic Aquarium beluga dies, second time in less than a year after group of whales left Canada

For the second time in less than a year, a beluga has died at Connecticut’s Mystic Aquarium, the aquarium recently announced. The whale’s death also comes less than a year after five whales were relocated to Connecticut from an aquarium called MarineLand in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada last May, as MassLive previously reported. The two …

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A new study reveals an alarming amount of microplastics ingested by baleen whales off the coast of California

A new collaborative study reveals that filter-feeding baleen whales ingest millions of microplastics — and consume more plastic than any other ocean creature. The study found that most of the microplastics — tiny plastic particles measuring less than five millimeters across — that baleen whales consume are from the prey they eat, not from the …

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Seafood group redlists lobster over risk to right whales

Sternman Ben Foster unloads lobsters from the Sleepless Nights boat at Greenhead Lobster in Stonington. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer According to Seafood Watch, a sustainable seafood advocacy group, American lobster is now on a ‘red list’ of seafood to avoid due to the risks lobster fishing poses to Atlantic right whales. endangered north. Members of the …

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