December 28, 2019

In a new Washington Post Science section article, marine fossil curator Nick Pyenson applauds the amazing discoveries from scientists about the giants in our seas. Read more about the extraordinary memory of blue whales, their heart rate capacity and their economic value based on carbon sequestration. Pyenson also notes that approximately 200,000 whales die each year from ship strikes, entanglements and plastic ingestion.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/12/28/we-learned-lot-about-whales-this-year/