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This innovative buoy could help save some of the rarest whales in the world.  PBS NewsHour, November 2016.

The Whales of New York.  Slate, November 2016.

Listening in on whales off New York’s Fire Island.  Washington Post, July 2016.

The Great New York Whale Census.  New York Times, July 2016.


Please Explain: Whales.  The Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC Public Radio in New York City, September 6, 2013.   Listen on WNYC or click on "Listen to Audio" at right.

Robots Track Endangered Whales. The Wildlife Professional, a quarterly magazine published by The Wildlife Society, March 2013.

How ocean noise hampers whales.  BBC News, February 2013.

Whales benefit from action on ocean noise.  BBC News, February 2013

Sharp-eared Robots Find Whales—And Help Them Escape Danger.  National Geographic, January 2013.

Wrinkly Fingers! Earth Juice episode featuring our glider work on the BBC YouTube channel "Earth Unplugged,"  January 2013.


Lost and alone: first whales face extinction.  The Sunday Times article on North Pacific right whales, July 8, 2012.

Humanimal Right Whale Doodle by Karen Romano Young appeared in Odyssey Magazine for young adventurers.  March 2012.


Underwater robots listen for whales podcast on The Naked Scientists science radio (Naked Oceans).  click on "Listen to Audio" at right.  May 2011.

Prey-tell: Why Right Whales Linger in the Gulf of Maine.  WHOI news release, April 26, 2011.

Critter of the Month podcast on The Naked Scientists science radio (Naked Oceans).  click on "Listen to Audio" at right.  March 2011.


Barrow, Alaska: Ground Zero for Climate Change. Smithsonian Magazine article on Arctic research,  including bowhead whale research by the Baumgartner lab.  March 2010.


WHOI team aids Center for Coastal Studies in whale disentanglement. WHOI news release, May 6, 2009.


North Atlantic Right Whales:  A Critically Endangered Species in our Backyard.  A lecture series sponsored by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society and the NOAA Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary at UMass Boston and the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, March 7-April 23, 2007.

The Urban Whale: North Atlantic Right Whales at the Crossroads, Harvard Univesity Press, Scott Kraus and Rosalind Rolland (editors).  Released February 2007.

See Chapter 5:  Enormous carnivores, microscopic food, and a restaurant that's hard to find by Mark Baumgartner, Charles "Stormy" Mayo, and Bob Kenney.


Wrong Turn for Right Whales. Audubon Magazine Web Exclusive.  2006.

Underwater gliders spy on everything from whales to storms. Boston Globe, March 5, 2006.

Underwater gliders can follow whales, hurricanes. USA Today, February 22, 2006.

Monitoring baleen whales with autonomous underwater vehicles. WHOI news release, February 21, 2006.


To find whales, follow their food. Oceanus Magazine, December 2005.

Thar she feeds. WHOI Annual Report, January 2005.


What can we do to ensure healthful habitats for right whales. WHOI Right Whale Forum, November 2003.

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