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Why we should let Faroe islanders hunt whales

A dramatic, gory picture does not necessarily tell the whole story. (Image: Michael Heath)It’s one of the world’s most ancient traditions – and it does little lasting harm… 565 more words

World

The Vaovao (News)

It has been an insanely long time since I wrote a new blog post. Like, five months of absolutely zero updates. For those who have born with me and are actually reading this, thank you. 738 more words

Blog

Petition to Remove Lower Snake River Dams that Harm Salmon and Whales

Endangered resident Pacific Northwest killer whales are missing the natural abundance of a key food source: chinook salmon. The salmon populations suffer due to the four lower Snake River dams that make salmon passage too difficult – adult salmon struggle to make it to their spawning grounds, and juveniles struggle to get to the ocean (where they would grow then serve as a food source for the whales or return to the river system to spawn and create more for the whales). 21 more words

Environment

Sea Rescue Group Aids Whale Research

A local sea rescue group has come to the aid of whale researchers and their acoustic recording equipment.

Naturaliste Volunteer Sea Rescue Group are a registered charity of volunteers which is part of the WA Fire and Emergency Services.  216 more words

Research

The Importance of Whales for Marine Ecosystems

Many of us know that whales, primarily the Baleen and sperm whale, are among the largest species to ever inhabit earth. But do we realize that their removal, due to whaling and overfishing, may be altering the very make up of the ocean? 319 more words

Environmental Science

Alaska humpback whales bubble feeding, video

This video says about itself:

Humpback Whales Bubble Feeding, Drone Views

Large Group of Humpback Whales Feeding in the Pristine Waters of Alaska. Aerial Drone Footage from Seagull’s Point of View.

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Environment

Whales and lobsters and mahi mahi

November 19, 2014

Sailed 55 bumpy miles yesterday, the boat handled beautifully, I love this boat. The whales are currently migrating south so we spent the day trying to figure out what kind of whales we saw blowing and surfacing. 464 more words

Sailing