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  • 'The Whale' by Philip Hoare

    'The Whale' by Philip Hoare
    Philip Hoare is best known for his biography of Noel Coward, but he turns his attention to a much grimmer subject than the follies of "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" in "The Whale," an eminently readable chronicle of the tragic interaction between humans and...
  • 'The Thoreau You Don't Know' by Robert Sullivan

    'The Thoreau You Don't Know' by Robert Sullivan
    The Thoreau You Don't Know What the Prophet of Environmentalism Really Meant Robert Sullivan Collins: 368 pp., $25.99 Robert Sullivan, to his great amusement, has often been called a nature writer, in spite of the fact that he has written about a New...
  • Discoveries: 'Traveling With Pomegranates' and more

    Discoveries: 'Traveling With Pomegranates' and more
    Traveling With Pomegranates A Mother-Daughter Story Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor Viking: 282 pp., $25.95 In 1998, Sue Monk Kidd was 49. Her daughter Ann was 22 and had lived away from home for four years. Her mother missed her "almost...
  • Killer-whale experts say: Reintroduce Tilikum to the wild

    Regardless of what SeaWorld decides as Tilikum's long-term future, a conversation has started within the whale research and advocacy communities about what ought to be done with an orca linked to three human deaths. Killer whale experts know the giant...
  • Forget the whales -- save the Earth

    ENVIRONMENTALISM is dead. True, there are plenty of events Sunday marking the 38th anniversary of Earth Day. But most of the causes Americans associate with traditional environmentalism — recycling, cleaning up a local waterway, protecting a...
  • At SeaWorld, a changed show must go on

    At SeaWorld, a changed show must go on
    The signature killer whale show, "Believe," at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida has changed dramatically since the tragic death in February of trainer Dawn Brancheau. Those who sit in the "soak zone," the seats closest to the pool, still get drenched, and the...
  • The New England Aquarium

    With over 1.3 million visitors per year, the New England Aquarium is one of Boston's prime attractions. The seemingly countless exhibits include vibrant coral reefs, fish from around the world, stingrays, penguins, snakes, sea turtles, harbor seals,...
  • Sea Shepherd's frustrated Capt. Paul Watson lashes out at Australia

     
    The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's planned mission this winter against the Japanese whaling effort has hit a snag because Capt. Paul Watson and his first officer are experiencing visa issues and so far are not being allowed into Australia. Outposts.....
  • Sea Shepherd unveils futuristic vessel as weapon against Japanese whaling

     
    The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society held a fundraiser in Los Angeles on Saturday and unveiled the Ady Gil: a sleek and speedy trimaran that is expected to bolster the group's effort against Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean below Australia.......
  • Sea Shepherd adds speed to counter Japanese whalers

     
    The Animal Planet program â??Whale Warsâ?? is already one of the more controversial shows on television, chronicling the travails of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as it pits its motley volunteer navy against Japanese whalers hunting in the ic...
  • Arctic offshore drilling plan cleared for Beaufort Sea

     
    The march of offshore oil development into the Arctic has been given a boost by the federal Minerals Management Service, which approved Shell Offshore Inc.'s plan to drill exploratory wells in the Beaufort Sea off the coast of Alaska. Conservationists.......