Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: whales

Canada passes ‘Free Willy’ bill banning whale and dolphin captivity

"Today is a really good day for animals in Canada."

‘Was that disruptive?’ congressman blasts air horn to make seismic testing...

"What if you depended on sound for hunting your food and for communication? Do you think it would be disruptive?"

Humpback whales are falling silent and the reason will make you...

The new study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE, adds more evidence that human-generated noise pollution interferes with marine life.

Half the world’s killer whale populations at risk from toxic chemicals

Ten out of the world's 19 killer whale populations were rapidly dwindling, the study found.

Conservationists fear Japan’s ‘blatant’ attempt to overturn whaling moratorium could be...

"Member countries must stand together and push progress towards whale protection, not let this commission be pulled back into the bygone era of commercial whaling."

Lawsuit launched against Trump EPA for approving fracking waste dumping into...

At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.

Hundreds of whales stranded on New Zealand beach

Whale stranding is quite common in this area around this time of year, but the recent numbers are shocking.

Orca Theatrical Shows and Breeding Banned in California

California has just become the first state to ban orca breeding and orca entertainment shows.

Japanese Hunters Evade Sea Shepherd, Kill Hundreds of Whales

The whalers expanded their hunting grounds in the Southern Ocean to make it difficult for the environmentalists to intercept them.

A Toxic Threat Is Killing Off Europe’s Killer Whales and Dolphins

Researchers find high exposure to PCBs could drive some marine mammal to extinction.

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Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

Military spending’s out of control while slashing it could easily fund Medicare for All

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.

‘Corruption’ and ‘disgrace’: White House confirms that G7 summit will exclude any mention of...

"Not only is Trump using the powers of the presidency to enrich himself, which is blatantly unconstitutional. He is ignoring a massive international crisis that threatens humanity. What a disgrace."

The far right’s war on culture

How to displace the great replacement: It really does boil down to us versus them.