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  • Kayaker has Close Encounter with Blue Whale off SoCal Coast

    Kayaker has Close Encounter with Blue Whale off SoCal Coast
    A kayaker has posted video of a very close encounter with a blue whale off the coast of Redondo Beach. The video, posted on YouTube, shows the blue whale surfacing incredibly close to the kayaker. The whale was also feeding right next to the kayak. The...
  • Exploring South America's southern tip by ship

    Exploring South America's southern tip by ship
    With the wind in our favor, the sudden whiff of fish and a rumble of cavernous snorts announced that the quarry was within range. A few steps later, the mound of mottled boulders at the high tide line rolled and heaved, and a half-dozen dozen giant...
  • 'Eye-to-Eye' Blue Whale Encounter Caught on Tape

    'Eye-to-Eye' Blue Whale Encounter Caught on Tape
    DANA POINT, Calif. (KTLA) -- A group of whale watchers are still reeling with excitement after an up-close-and-personal experience with a blue whale off Dana Point. The encounter was captured on video during a whale watching trip Friday afternoon with...
  • VIDEO: Surfer Has Close Encounter with Humpback Whales

    VIDEO: Surfer Has Close Encounter with Humpback Whales
    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KTLA) -- One surfer got a little too close for comfort to some huge humpback whales off the coast of Santa Cruz, and a camera was rolling while it happened. In the video posted to YouTube, two humpback whales surface with mouths...
  • How 'Moby-Dick' helped Matt Kish reignite his passion for illustration

    How 'Moby-Dick' helped Matt Kish reignite his passion for illustration
    A couple of years ago, about the time Matt Kish turned 40, he decided his hobby was becoming laborious and unrewarding. By day he drove from his home in Columbus, Ohio, to Dayton, where he worked in a library, his title, "audio-video materials selection...
  • 15 ways to see the world on water

    15 ways to see the world on water
    Three quarters of the world's surface is water, but nearly all of our vacations are based on land. It stands to reason that we must be missing out. Luckily there are some fantastic ways to see the wet face of the planet. 1. Explore the pristine coves of...
  • Whales win, walruses lose in warmer Arctic

    Whales win, walruses lose in warmer Arctic
    The Arctic zone has moved into a warmer, greener "new normal" phase, which means less habitat for polar bears and more access for development, an international scientific team reported on Thursday. Arctic air temperatures were higher - about 2.5 degrees...
  • Japan whalers take Sea Shepherd activists to court

    Japan whalers take Sea Shepherd activists to court
    Japanese whalers have asked a U.S. court to block "sabotage" by Sea Shepherd activists who last season forced them to shorten their annual hunt in the Antarctic Ocean. The Institute for Cetacean Research and Kyodo Senpaku, which owns the ships used...
  • Natural Perspectives: Severe weather affects more than you know

    While we luxuriate here in Southern California under bright and balmy skies, Alaska is on course for its snowiest winter ever. Vic and I expect Alaska to be snowy in the winter, but the amount of snow that they're getting up there is truly mind-boggling....
  • Activists uses drones against Japanese whalers

    Activists uses drones against Japanese whalers
    Activists trying to combat Japanese whaling have gone high-tech. The longstanding battle against whaling has mostly been a game of wait, watch, chase and hope for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. But activists are now hoping they'll be able to...
  • Pod of Orcas Spotted Off Southern California Coast

    Pod of Orcas Spotted Off Southern California Coast
    PALOS VERDES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A pod of orcas -- or killer whales, as they're commonly known -- has been spotted over the past week in the waters up and down the Southern California coast. Experts who track the animals say most of the sightings have been...