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Los Angeles TimesA California marine biologist and whale-watching tour operator has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly feeding killer whalesin the Monterey Bay NationalMarine Sanctuary, in violation of federal wildlife provisions. Nancy Black, owner...
Tags: Los Angeles Times, Conservation, Science, CBS Corp., Prosecution
Channel 2 NewsThe Arctic in 2011 was warmer, greener and with less ice cover than the past, with implications for whales, polar bears, walruses and human development, according to the National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration’s yearly Arctic Report Card...
ReutersThe Arctic zone has moved into a warmer, greener "new normal" phase, which means less habitat for polar bears and more access for development, an international scientific team reported on Thursday. Arctic air temperatures were higher - about 2.5 degrees...
The Hartford CourantIn November 1861, New London residents watched with curiosity as teams of oxen hauled wagons loaded with fieldstones through their streets. The stones had been collected from the foundations of farms and old pasture walls in Waterford and surrounding...
Tags: Politics, Glastonbury, Charleston, Cruises, Hunting
ReutersJapanese whalers have asked a U.S. court to block "sabotage" by Sea Shepherd activists who last season forced them to shorten their annual hunt in the Antarctic Ocean. The Institute for Cetacean Research and Kyodo Senpaku, which owns the ships used...
KTLA NewsPALOS VERDES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A pod of orcas -- or killer whales, as they're commonly known -- has been spotted over the past week in the waters up and down the Southern California coast. Experts who track the animals say most of the sightings have been...
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Three quarters of the world's surface is water, but nearly all of our vacations are based on land. It stands to reason that we must be missing out. Luckily there are some fantastic ways to see the wet face of the planet. 1. Explore the pristine coves of...
Nineteen months after an animal trainer was killed by one of its killer whales, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment heads to court next week to fight for the future of its iconic Shamu shows. SeaWorld is challenging the results of a federal investigation...
JUNEAU, Alaska — Capt. Jack Cadigan didn't promise we would see a fascinating process known as "bubble-net feeding" while on a 31/2-hour whale watch off Juneau. I hadn't ever seen a whole whale in the wild, so just spying one would do. We left Auke...
Tags: Jaw, Herring, Science and Technology
KTLA NewsA kayaker has posted video of a very close encounter with a blue whale off the coast of Redondo Beach. The video, posted on YouTube, shows the blue whale surfacing incredibly close to the kayaker. The whale was also feeding right next to the kayak. The...
KTLA NewsDANA POINT, Calif. (KTLA) -- A group of whale watchers are still reeling with excitement after an up-close-and-personal experience with a blue whale off Dana Point. The encounter was captured on video during a whale watching trip Friday afternoon with...
Jan 5, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 1, 2011 |Story| KTUU
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Dec 2, 2011 |Story| Reuters
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Jan 4, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Nov 23, 2011 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Sep 16, 2011 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Jun 28, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Oct 17, 2011 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Oct 25, 2011 |Story| KTLA-LTV
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