More than a dozen killer whales made a rare appearance off the most northerly point in mainland Britain on Monday morning. Visitors to the John O'Groats coast were spellbound as 14 killer whales splashed and played in the harbour.
South Korea’s announcement to the International Whaling Commission meeting in Panama last week that it would permit “scientific” whaling in accordance with Article VIII of the IWC Convention surprised…...
HSI's delegation to the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission, held in Panama City, Panama, was hopeful agreements on stronger protection for whales could be achieved despite ongoing efforts by whaling nations to upend the...
KMXT 100.1 FM - Kodiak Public Radio., Humpback and fin whale populations are increasing in the Kodiak archipelago, says Bree Witteveen, a marine mammal specialist and research assistant professor for the Marine Advisory Program.
SAN FRANCISCO — Scientists studying the carcass of a 47-foot fin whale that washed up on a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore last month found the creature's spine and ribs severed, likely from the propeller of one of the huge cargo ships that sail those waters.
The week of July 16 will be crunch time for America's favorite marine theme park, as SeaWorld braces for the next grueling phase in the aftermath of orca trainer Dawn Brancheau's death, two and a half years ago in Orlando.
The answer to this question is simple. The US has made a deal with Japan to ensure the US obtains their “aboriginal” quotas for bowhead and gray whales. Japan has made requests to the IWC for years for approval for their “small-type-coastal-whaling” (STCW) in Japanese waters.