Friday, August 19, 2022

Tag: whales

Court order blocks Shell’s seismic surveys off South Africa’s Wild Coast

A South African court has ordered oil giant Shell to suspend plans for seismic blasting along the country’s Wild Coast, in a decision hailed by environmentalists.

Humpbacks, endangered for the last 25 years, are returning in record...

“2021 has been a banner year for female humpbacks coming into the Salish Sea with new calves.”

The hopeful return of polar whales

The scale of this industrial harvest completely decimated many populations of large whales in the Southern Ocean.

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.

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Unworthy victims?

Reminder: Most of the victims of the global problem of out-of-control militarism don’t get the same attention from the Western press.

Six lessons for America: How endless Trumpist lawbreaking drives his fascist takeover scheme

Trump’s infamy expands quicker than Pinocchio's nose—so much so it’s dawning on even backward Americans that Trump has gone way too far.

“The new space race is going nuclear”

“The space nuclear industry is flying blind—blinded by its devotion to profit and power."

The Essentiality of Individualism in Modern America

The time for Individualism no longer belongs to the past; we must embrace it today.

New study reveals children born close to fracking more likely to develop childhood leukemia

Not only are children at a greater risk of developing ALL from toxic air pollution, but the study said that fracking also contaminates drinking water, which causes more exposure to cancer-linked chemicals.