Whales

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    Video caption: Blue whale numbers on the rise at South Georgia

    The great whales are returning to the island that hosted the industry that nearly destroyed them.

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    Video caption: The booming calls of the blue whale

    Blue whales can communicate over vast distances with their repetitive, low-frequency calls.

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    Video caption: The social calls made by blue whales

    The so-called D-calls made by blues are probably associated with social behaviour and feeding.

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    Video caption: Sri Lanka: Rescuers rush to save beached pilot whales

    Around 100 pilot whales are stranded near the Sri Lankan capital Colombo.

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    Video caption: Boats try to chase whales out to sea to avoid warship sonar

    Efforts are under way to try to clear a Scottish sea loch of whales ahead of a major military exercise.

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    Video caption: Two beluga whales have their first swim in their new open water sanctuary

    Little White and Little Grey were in captivity in a park in China but now live in waters in Iceland.