Research suggests humans still have much to learn about whales. (Roman et al, 2014).
Future Research Considerations
Research suggests humans still have much to learn about whales (Roman et al, 2014). Given the ecological importance of whales to the oceans, other species and organisms, mitigation of climate change and the survival of humanity, I have identified many areas where further knowledge is required to gain a further understanding of these giants that dive deep into our oceans to forage, reproduce, communicate, sing, sequester carbon, assist other species and help humanity which has a very long way to go to help whales repopulate to prehistoric numbers to freely stabilize ecological systems, protect, preserve and encourage clean oceans, land, and air. Humans need to continue to investigate ways they can coexist with whales while learning more about whales and other species and organisms so we can provide a positive support system in the circle of life on this planet.
Suggested future research included, but is not limited to, the following:
1. Acoustic Pollution
Further research into the effect of acoustic pollution in connection with whales is key in relation to conservation issues (Schnitzler et al, 2017).
2. Aerial surveillance
Aerial surveillance of the oceans has posed a useful tool in locating whales (Vacquié-Garcia et al, 2017).
3. AIS Data
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