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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Steve Irwin, a Sea Shepherd boat, has tracked down Japanese whaling ships, and is getting ready to do stop the hunt.
Three very different stories about whales in Australia’s waters.
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.