Whales are extremely shy animals, making it hard to study them in their natural habitat. But a group of marine scientists has managed to record their behaviour up-close by freediving with humpbacks and sperm whales.
Following Sea Shepherd’s victory of saving 784 threatened, endangered and protected whales during the 2013/14 whaling season, the International Court of Justice in The Hague delivered a landmark ruling declaring that the Japanese whaling program in the Antarctic is illegal.
Today marks a special day for shark and ray conservation! Sunday 14th of September 2014 is the day when all manta rays, and five species of sharks will be effectively included under Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
Americans outraged with the killing of wolves from Yellowstone National Park (YNP) have organized the YELLOWSTONE WOLF PATROL, whose members have entered the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness to monitor and document Montana's wolf hunt which begins September 15th.
Critically endangered Maui's dolphins are at risk of extinction thanks to government-approved plans for gas and oil exploration in their habitats. Urge government officials to protect the Maui's dolphins and their habitat.
Spot 99 took up residence on a Halibut Cove float on Labor Day weekend, soaking up the sun and ignoring as best he could the foot traffic scooting diffidently around him. The harbor seal is 22 years old, an old man now in seal years. Since harbor seals’ life span runs 22-25 years, according to…
A three hour flight due north from Oslo brought us to Longyearbyen, a pocket-sized town on the island of Spitsbergen. Flanked by over-powering, jagged mountains, a curvy, deep fjord was its umbilical cord to the Greenland Sea....
The Obama Administration is poised to allow oil and gas drilling in the Beaufort Sea, which borders the Arctic Refuge and its wildlife-filled coastal plain. Tell them to put the Beaufort permanently off-limits to Big Oil & Gas!
For the first time since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague passed its landmark ruling against the Government of Japan, condemning so-called research whaling in the Southern Ocean, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) has convened in Portoroz, Slovenia for its 65th biennial meeting.