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Yahoo! linked to whale meat sales - National News - National - General - Bay Post/Moruya Examiner

Yahoo! linked to whale meat sales - National News - National - General - Bay Post/Moruya Examiner | Whales | Scoop.it
Web giant Yahoo! is moving to distance itself from a Japanese affiliate found to be promoting the sale of whale meat.
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Of ice and oil in Alaska - Fortune Features

Of ice and oil in Alaska - Fortune Features | Whales | Scoop.it
Perched on the northern edge of Alaska, the town of Barrow is under siege. Rapid climate change threatens its physical infrastructure. Multinational oil companies seek to drill in the waters off its coast, jeopardizing the whaling tradition of the native Inupiat Eskimos. And an undersea land-grab among Arctic powers is pushing Barrow to the front lines of an escalating international conflict.
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New NOAA vessel can see hidden danger undersea | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

New NOAA vessel can see hidden danger undersea | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Whales | Scoop.it
NORFOLK Tuesday morning, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel reached a spot near the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel and lowered a device off the stern that looked like a small torpedo or missile.
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Former head of whaling commission pleads guilty

Former head of whaling commission pleads guilty | Whales | Scoop.it
ANCHORAGE - A former longtime Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission director and wife of a former North Slope Borough mayor has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly half a million dollars from the organization, which receives federal money.
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Local Navy Contract Awards - Southern Maryland Headline News

WASHINGTON (June 3, 2012)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
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Sea Shepherd :: 11 time world Surfing Champion Calls for Immediate Release of Captain Paul Watson

Sea Shepherd :: 11 time world Surfing Champion Calls for Immediate Release of Captain Paul Watson | Whales | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Protecting oceans around the world...
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Sea Shepherd :: The Damn Hunger Games on the Columbia River

Sea Shepherd :: The Damn Hunger Games on the Columbia River | Whales | Scoop.it

“You won’t get another dime from me because of this misguided campaign to save sea lions.” One angry apparently former donor said.

My answer is simply this. “Keep your damn dime, we do not compromise on representing our clients because of money and our clientele includes the California Sea Lion and the Stellar Sea Lion and popular or not, we will not abandon their interests simply because a few humans don’t like them.”

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Whaling report calls Danish EU presidency into question - EIA International

Whaling report calls Danish EU presidency into question - EIA International | Whales | Scoop.it
The EIA is an independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime.
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How to Use Pinterest for Marketing Strategies with New RAW Training

How to Use Pinterest for Marketing Strategies with New RAW Training | Whales | Scoop.it
Finding out how to use Pinterest for marketing is one of the newest and most useful tricks in a marketer's arsenal, and Digital Marketer is helping with its new RAW Training. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 Learning how...
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New Zealand hopes to end whaling deadlock

New Zealand hopes to end whaling deadlock | Whales | Scoop.it
New Zealand’s foreign minister voiced hope yesterday that Japan would find a way to compromise in coming years on whaling, despite a long and bitter deadlock in international negotiations.
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Hotel Tadoussac offers a whale of a time

Hotel Tadoussac offers a whale of a time | Whales | Scoop.it
The landmark Hotel Tadoussac, celebrating 70 years of hospitality this year, has it all, and then some. A spectacular setting. Terrific food.
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In Germany, President of Costa Rica Promises Paul Watson a Fair Trial

In Germany, President of Costa Rica Promises Paul Watson a Fair Trial | Whales | Scoop.it
President Laura Chinchilla arrived in Berlin earlier today and was greeted with full military honors as well as protests from members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) and Paul Watson.
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Whale Meat Doesn't Sell: The ICR Reports Miserable Result of Auction

Whale Meat Doesn't Sell: The ICR Reports Miserable Result of Auction | Whales | Scoop.it

900 tons, an astonishing 3/4 of JARPN II meat, is left unsold from the auction. Nisshin-Maru returns from Antarctica (whose “mission was cut short by SS”) bringing back over 1000 tons. Now with the whale meat silently mounting in their warehouses, the future of the ICR is uncertain…

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Greenpeace to monitor Shell Arctic drilling with submarines

Greenpeace to monitor Shell Arctic drilling with submarines | Whales | Scoop.it
Greenpeace plans on deploying two small submarines to watch for signs of trouble when Shell begins drilling the first of its Arctic oil wells, set for later this summer.
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Save the Whales: Environmental Groups Target Yahoo! | Consumer Media Network

Save the Whales: Environmental Groups Target Yahoo! | Consumer Media Network | Whales | Scoop.it
Environmental groups are targeting Yahoo! for the sale of endangered whale and dolphin products on its Japanese portal.
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Navy forum offers public input on future sonar activity at sea for training

Navy forum offers public input on future sonar activity at sea for training | Whales | Scoop.it
With the United States having spent the past decade-plus engaged in two land wars that are now winding down, the U.S. Navy is re-focusing its training efforts on maritime threats.
That means preparing for anti-submarine and mine warfare.
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Whale struck by cargo ship between Tunisia and France

Whale struck by cargo ship between Tunisia and France | Whales | Scoop.it
The body of a dead whale, hooked on the bow of a cargo ship, is seen on June 2, in Marseille, France.
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Shell Drilling Rigs Ready to Leave for Chukchi Sea -- Greenpeace is Watching

Shell Drilling Rigs Ready to Leave for Chukchi Sea -- Greenpeace is Watching | Whales | Scoop.it
Greenpeace says there could be a risk of deep sea "scouring". Environmentalists claim that large icebergs --- bumping up and down in the frigid waters. They say that if these massive icebergs strike a piece of drilling equipment -- like a wellhead -- it could trigger a disaster.
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Biologists try to save beached whale by Hospital Creek

Biologists try to save beached whale by Hospital Creek | Whales | Scoop.it
A team of biologists and marine mammal experts quickly assembled at the end of Ocean Avenue in St. Augustine on Friday evening after a kayaker spotted a small whale circling near Hospital Creek. Larry Kendrick of EcoTours, a company based at St.
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BlueVoice.org Explores Seismic Testing as Cause for Peru Dolphin Stranding

BlueVoice.org Explores Seismic Testing as Cause for Peru Dolphin Stranding | Whales | Scoop.it
BlueVoice has learned from a highly reliable source that in 2008 there was a mass mortality event (MME) of melon-headed whales (a species of dolphin) on the coast of Madagascar. This source tells me there is suspicion that the cause of the MME was seismic testing that was being conducted in the area. The government of Madagascar has refused access to scientists who wish to investigate.
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The Most Antique Whales’ Study in the World | Argentina Investiga

Every year, Mariano Sironi studies southern right whales, which arrive at Valdés Peninsula. His is an observation and patience job, which implies to look at the animals for hours in their natural environment.
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Whale meeting heads for discord : Marine and Ocean Conservation News from Earthdive

Whale meeting heads for discord : Marine and Ocean Conservation News from Earthdive | Whales | Scoop.it
Ocean Conservation and Scuba Diving News from all around the world...
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Scientists stymie bid to reopen gray whale hunt

The U.S. government's long running review of a Washington-based tribe's contentious bid to hunt gray whales off the Pacific Coast has been halted after a team of Canadian scientists discovered that a genetically distinct group of just 200 whales...
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A whale of a discovery: New sensory organ found in rorqual whales | SierraActivist

A new sensory organ, found within the chin of rorqual whales, is responsible for coordinating the biomechanics of their extreme lunge-feeding strategy. Left, a fin whale after lunging; right, anatomy of the new sensory organ.
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Pictures and Galleries - AlertNet

Pictures and Galleries - AlertNet | Whales | Scoop.it

Woman dons Sea Shepherd tattoo, the organisation of marine conservationist Watson during rally of animal rights activist.

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