Whale Safe: The Tech That Can Prevent Ship Collisions With Whales

Whale ship strikes are one of the leading causes of death for whales. But by slowing to 10 knots in whale-rich areas, ships can significantly reduce the danger. Whale Safe is a pioneering technology in California’s Santa Barbara Channel, where busy shipping routes from Los Angeles and Long Beach cross the feeding grounds of multiple endangered whale species. Here’s how Whale Safe may prevent fatal whale ship strikes.