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  • Sea Shepherd leader Paul Watson and Ady Gil skipper Peter Bethune offer very different takes on ship's sinking

     
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Sea Shepherd deliberately sank its own high-tech protest boat after a January collision with a Japanese whaling ship to gain sympathy, the former skipper alleged Thursday in a public spat with the conservation group's founder....
  • Humpback whale's unusual migration is believed to be a record-breaker

     
    LONDON — It wasn't love. It could have been adventure. Or maybe she just got lost. It remains a mystery why a female humpback whale swam thousands of miles from the reefs of Brazil to the African island of Madagascar,......
  • New study suggests whales are suffering from sunburn

     
    Scientists say some whale species off the Mexican coast are showing signs of severe sunburn that may be caused by the damaged ozone layer's decreased ability to block ultraviolet radiation. The seagoing mammals would be particularly vulnerable to the sun....
  • An Arctic oil spill could linger for years

     
    Almost everyone can agree that, however bad the Deepwater Horizon oil blowout in the Gulf of Mexico was, a major spill in an icy Arctic sea would be worse. How much worse? A new report commissioned by the Pew Environment......
  • New Gray Whale Study Could Impact Makah Tribe

    New Gray Whale Study Could Impact Makah Tribe
    A new genetic study could result in restrictions on where the Makah tribe can hunt for gray whales, prompting a review of the results by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is now conducting its own new gray whale research. The...
  • Natural Perspectives: A lucky whale-watching trip indeed

    A year ago, Vic and I went whale-watching with the Orange County chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology on one of Capt. Dave Anderson's Dolphin Safari cruises out of Dana Point Harbor. It was the best whale-watching trip we had ever been on. When...
  • Several features may help make camera purchase a snap

    Several features may help make camera purchase a snap
    Whether you wish you could take tons of pictures of every adorable thing your grandchildren do, or document your world travels, there are plenty of reasons to update to a new and reliable camera. If your last camera required you load a spool of film...
  • NOAA Issues New Rules Protecting Orcas

    NOAA Issues New Rules Protecting Orcas
    UPDATE: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it has issued new rules that will safeguard Puget Sound Orcas. The new rules state that vessels must maintain 200 yards of distance from the whales, doubling the current...
  • Show goes on for whale who killed trainer

    Show goes on for whale who killed trainer
    SeaWorld Orlando plans to put the killer whale Tilikum back into public performances beginning today, for the first time since the 6-ton whale killed a trainer at the marine park more than one year ago. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment President Jim...
  • SeaWorld's new killer-whale show 'One Ocean' awash with inspiration

    SeaWorld's new killer-whale show 'One Ocean' awash with inspiration
    SeaWorld Orlando's new killer-whale show includes old favorites, new maneuvers on display and a message designed to inspire landlubbers. "The title itself, 'One Ocean,' says we're all in one world, the world is one ocean and we as a species can make a...
  • SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows
    Nineteen months after an animal trainer was killed by one of its killer whales, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment heads to court next week to fight for the future of its iconic Shamu shows. SeaWorld is challenging the results of a federal investigation...