Climate change plays factor in less humpback whale sightings in Hawaii, scientists find
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COURTESY HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY / NOAA, MMHSRP PERMIT NO. 20311 / 2021
Reproductive rates for humpback whales dropped as fewer of them made it to Hawaii waters. Above, a humpback whale breaches off West Maui.
COURTESY HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, HWS PERMIT NO. 14682-37906 / 2012
A humpback whale mother and calf swim off West Maui.
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