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Obama Sued For Approval Of Oil Drilling Amid Endangered Whales

Four years ago, we blasted Sarah Palin for advocating oil drilling in the habitat of endangered beluga whales. Now, the Obama Administration has approved oil drilling in the habitat of those endangered whales. Are we supposed to look the other way, just because Obama is a Democrat? […]

Northern Right Whale Dolphins Strand on Santa Rosa Island

On Monday, five northern right whale dolphins were reported stranded on the shore of Santa Rosa Island in the Channel Islands National Park, off the coast of Southern California. Four of these dolphins were recovered, all dead. The fifth was not found. […]

Big Oil Won't Even Talk About Whales

Why on earth should we allow expanded offshore drilling along the coasts of the United States by companies that won’t even consider participating in efforts to protect the areas from which they extract their profits? […]

Why Does Obama Need To Be Forced To Protect Whales?

The problem goes far beyond lax endangered species protections. Barack Obama’s arrogant contempt for the law that threatens false killer whales also threatens our freedoms. […]

Right Whale Protection Threatened By Budget Cuts

One of the busiest ports in the nation will soon become a zone of death for one of the most endangered whales in the world. […]

Marine Mammals Entangled In Congressional Nets

North Atlantic right whales are becoming entangled in lobstermen’s ropes, and Congressman Don Young has introduced legislation that would end efforts to try to eliminate the killing of marine mammals by the commercial seafood industry. […]

Sea Shepherd Captain Goes Over the Edge

When a movement’s leaders start proclaiming themselves on “the side of the angels”, calling their opponents “the evil side”, that’s when I walk away from that movement. […]

Bright Spotting of Right Whales off Maine and South Carolina

Positive observations of right whales have been made recently off the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. A previously unobserved congregation of right whales, found south of Bar Harbor and east of Portland in the Gulf of Maine, may help researchers understand better where the rare whales head during the winter, perhaps making it easier […]

Sea Shepherd Confronts Whaling Crimes in Antarctic Waters Again this Year

The Steve Irwin, a Sea Shepherd boat, has tracked down Japanese whaling ships, and is getting ready to do stop the hunt. […]

Three Whale Tales

Three very different stories about whales in Australia’s waters. […]

Ocean News For October 24th

The first surgery on a shark ever has been performed, on a 20 year-old fish in the south of France. That, and more ocean news from around the world in this article. […]