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Have California blue whales recovered from last century's whaling spree? Perhaps, a new study suggests. But that's just one population in the big blue sea.
Five #greenreads to ponder on a quick trip across state lines to buy fireworks.
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Our top picks: the best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Our top picks: the best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web
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Dolphin disaster: Terrible things are happening off the coast of Peru: dolphins are dying, pelicans are starving, are now tourists are being warned to stay away from the beaches. What's causing it? No one knows -- or no one'... read more >
Biologists float a proposal that would make commercial whaling legal, but also let conservation groups buy up the hunting quotas.
When it comes to whaling, Iceland is an international outlaw. Years of global negotiations and declarations have failed utterly to end its illegal slaughter of whales. It's time to send Iceland a message it can't ignore:... read more >
An iconic whale hasn't been seen since 2007, and conservationists worry that North Atlantic right whales may face too many threats to survive.
Whale, shark, and tuna populations are on the brink of extinction, yet Japan continues to fight efforts that would help preserve endangered species.
It used to be such a good catchphrase. "Save the Whales!" But then, as legislators and enforcement seems to be cracking down on illegal whaling and blatant toxic pollution of our oceans, it lost its lustre, and... read more >