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Hundreds Of People Work Together To Rescue 5 Whales Stranded On The Beach

Hundreds Of People Work Together To Rescue 5 Whales Stranded On The Beach

Humanity at its best! It's amazing what we can accomplish when we band together for a common cause. In Redington Beach, Florida, five pilot whales were stranded in shallow water and thanks to the
Deep Ocean Waters Amplify Emotions in Sonia Alins’ Evocative Mixed Media Illustrations

Deep Ocean Waters Amplify Emotions in Sonia Alins’ Evocative Mixed Media Illustrations

Illustrator Sonia Alins (previously) creates evocative aquatic scenes using a combination of two and three dimensional elements. Smooth, translucent vellum creates the visual effect of water, and
Rare mother Bryde’s whale and calf spotted off Southern California coast

Rare mother Bryde’s whale and calf spotted off Southern California coast

The tropical species is native to areas such as the Gulf of California. Some reports indicate the population on the West Coast has been as low as 13
Scientists are worried that a thousand gray whales have died so far this year

Scientists are worried that a thousand gray whales have died so far this year

Leading causes could be starvation, melting sea ice, and or warming ocean temperatures, researchers suggest.
The Creators Of ‘Blackfish’ Are Releasing A New Documentary About How, On Second Thought, SeaWorld Doesn’t Make Sense Without Whales

The Creators Of ‘Blackfish’ Are Releasing A New Documentary About How, On Second Thought, SeaWorld Doesn’t Make Sense Without Whales

Few documentaries have been as successful as Blackfish at generating outrage and inciting real change, but despite its impact and critical acclaim, it appears as if its creators no longer stand by
Greenpeace Protest Plastic Pollution With Lifesize Whales In Budapest

Greenpeace Protest Plastic Pollution With Lifesize Whales In Budapest

AP Greenpeace activists assembled life-sized sculptures of two whales emerging from a sea of plastic waste in front of Hungarian...
Climate change worsens plight of endangered right whales

Climate change worsens plight of endangered right whales

North Atlantic right whales got their name because they were considered to be the “right” one to harpoon and harvest. By the 1930s, so many had been killed that the federal government banned further

31st dead grey whale spotted off west coast this year

News continues to worsen for marine mammals on the west coast. In addition to terrible domoic acid poisoning for seals and sea lions, whales are passing away at a record rate. HuffPo: Thirty-one
46 whales were confirmed entangled in fishing gear on West Coast in 2018, trending up from the year before

46 whales were confirmed entangled in fishing gear on West Coast in 2018, trending up from the year before

NOAA Fisheries and other marine mammal experts will use the data in to look for solutions and get a sense of ocean conditions.
Defying International Community, Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling

Defying International Community, Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling

Six months after announcing it would be breaking with the International Whaling Commission (IWC), Japan has officially resumed commercial whaling. Hundreds of whales will now be permitted to be hunted
Japan resumes commercial whaling for first time in 30 years

Japan resumes commercial whaling for first time in 30 years

Hunters set sail after country’s withdrawal from International Whaling CommissionJapanese fishermen have set sail to hunt whales commercially for the first time in more than three decades after
Russia criticised for 'dumping' trapped whales at sea

Russia criticised for 'dumping' trapped whales at sea

Greenpeace criticises long-awaited operation, saying it risked trauma or death for the animalsRussia’s long-awaited operation to release the first batch of whales held in cramped enclosures in the
After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling

After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling

Fishermen in remote Pacific port plan to depart for hunt on Monday, despite global outcryOn Monday morning, after a short ceremony to pray for a bountiful catch and safety at sea, five ships will slip
Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range

Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range

Right whales make a variety of sounds, including upcalls, moans, screams and warbles
The West Coast has a growing dead whale problem. Is it time to give the Oregon 'solution' another try?

The West Coast has a growing dead whale problem. Is it time to give the Oregon 'solution' another try?

The Associated Press reported Friday that the West Coast has a serious — and seriously gross — problem on its hands: dead whales. A lot of them.And authorities are scrambling. So many gray whale
Scientists seek West Coast beaches where dead whales can rot in peace

Scientists seek West Coast beaches where dead whales can rot in peace

So many gray whales are dying off the U.S. West Coast that scientists and volunteers dealing with the putrid carcasses have an urgent request for coastal residents: Lend us your private beaches so
Putin fails to mention MH17 in phone-in but finds time for whales

Putin fails to mention MH17 in phone-in but finds time for whales

Russian president avoids 2014 disaster in annual Q&A but is confronted by journalists on subject afterwardsVladimir Putin faced questioning on both domestic and international issues at his annual
Humpback whale that dazzled San Francisco may be sick, biologist says

Humpback whale that dazzled San Francisco may be sick, biologist says

A whale that swam into the bay has earned fans and the nickname ‘Allie’, but exerts say it may be seeking a place to recuperate A humpback whale has spent the past two weeks in the San Francisco Bay,
Two whales flown from Shanghai aquarium to sanctuary in Iceland

Two whales flown from Shanghai aquarium to sanctuary in Iceland

Female 12-year-old beluga whales Little Grey and Little White arrive at Klettsvik BayTwo beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium have arrived in Iceland to live out their days in a unique marine
Song of the Rarest Large Whale on Earth Recorded for the First Time

Song of the Rarest Large Whale on Earth Recorded for the First Time

For the first time ever, scientists have recorded the song of a right whale. And not just any right whale, but the rarest of them all. A team with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration