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Right Whale Consortium
The North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium consists of a number of both non-governmental and governmental organizations and individuals in the United States and Canada who work to study and conserve North Atlantic right whales.

New England Aquarium
North Atlantic right whale information, games and sponsorship opportunities

NOAA Fisheries
Information about North Atlantic right whales from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Office of Protected Resources

NOAA on Right Whales


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August, 2013 - Entanglement in fishing lines is a serious threat to endangered whales in the Atlantic. Now, thanks to years of work in the courts, the National Marine Fisheries Service has to formally review and address this threat.
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December, 2013 - Endangered North Atlantic right whales can breathe a sigh of relief! The slow-speed zones we worked so hard to gain to protect these whales from ship strikes are finally and officially permanent.
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Adult beluga whales are easily distinguished by their pure white skin, their small size and their lack of dorsal fin. The beluga has a broad and rounded head and a large forehead.