Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Scientists Learn to Count Whales from Space

Counting whales from space is a great idea and should help monitoring their numbers. However, for the rare or endangered species personal identification should be used as was suggested for the mighty Sperm Whale in my novel, "The Minke Connection".

Murray Kibblewhite
The Minke Connection

In a world first, scientists have managed to harness satellite technology in order to remotely count the number of breeding whales in an otherwise difficult to navigate area.

Read more here.

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