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Endangered whales sing haunting wintertime songs - UW News

Kate Stafford, an oceanographer with UW’s Applied Physics Lab, wanted to find out if any endangered bowhead whales passed through the Fram Strait, an inhospitable, ice-covered stretch of sea between Greenland and the northern islands of Norway.  When she listened to the audio picked up by a recording device that spent a year in the icy waters, she was stunned at what she heard: whales singing a remarkable variety of songs nearly constantly for five wintertime months. 

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Check out what UW is doing to address environmental sustainability!

Check out these highlight stories and videos from units such as arts and sciences, College of the Environment, built environments, landscape architecture, continuing education — as well as news outlets like KUOW and Dogster.  You can read more about all of what’s happening in the sustainability arena at UW here! 

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