Category Archives: Western Gray Whale

Western gray whale makes unexpected journey

In October 2010, a team of scientists from Russia and the United States satellite tagged a western gray whale off Sakhalin Island, Russia. This is the first individual from the critically endangered western gray whale population to be tagged and … Continue reading

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New oil platform off Sakhalin – whale scientists will have a say

The oil and gas company Sakhalin Energy Investment Company (Sakhalin Energy) announced on December 4th its intention to begin planning for construction of a third offshore oil and gas platform in the Piltun-Astokh field along the coast of Sakhalin Island, … Continue reading

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International scientists track endangered gray whale to discover breeding grounds

A team of scientists from Russia and the United States has successfully tagged and is tracking by satellite an individual from one of the world’s most endangered whale populations – a western gray whale – off the coast of Russia’s Sakhalin … Continue reading

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