whaling

Motherboard

Japan’s Latest Whale Hunt Killed 122 Pregnant Females and 114 Juveniles

It's the latest chapter in a legal saga over international whaling rules.
Becky Ferreira
5.31.18
Nantucket

'Moby Dick' Makes for an Improbably Good, Very Strange Strategy RPG

Reviewing Picaresque's 'Nantucket'; Or, 'The Raid-Boss of the Oceans'
Rob Zacny
2.5.18
the whale fall

A Killer Whale Killing Spree on the West Coast Is Actually Good News

Natural whale deaths benefit the whole ocean ecosystem. Human-caused ones, though, are another story.
Erica Cirino
5.22.17
A Whale of a Tale

Scientists Caught This Shy, Portly Whale on Video for the First Time Ever

Beaked whales are notoriously hard to find.
Grennan Milliken
3.7.17
climate change

This Sperm Whale Relocation Is Further Evidence They Have a ‘Culture'

Two vocal clans around Galápagos took up and left. Others moved in.
Kate Lunau
10.18.16
Canada

Zodiacs and Crossbows: I Spent a Day Chasing Whales to Learn How to Study Them

Right whale sightings are up on Canada's East coast. Nobody knows why.
Justin Taus
9.1.16
japan

Japan Plans to Kill Hundreds of Protected Whales This Winter

The nation maintains that its whale hunts have scientific value.
Becky Ferreira
11.29.15
Film

Lessons in Activism from the New Greenpeace Documentary, 'How to Change the World'

We talked to the film's director, Jerry Rothwell, about founder Bob Hunter, how the group nearly got blown up by a nuclear bomb, and how Greenpeace's direct action impacts today.
Bo Franklin
9.10.15
japan

Japanese Fisherman Are Headed Out on Another ‘Scientific’ Whale Hunt

Lack of enforcement of anti-whaling laws make them easy to flout.
Melissa Cronin
9.4.15
News

Yet Another Reason to Not Eat Whale Meat

A 15-year review of whale and dolphin meat in Japan found the majority had high levels of mercury.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.31.15
News

Five Activists Facing Jail Time for Trying to Stop Whaling

The battle over whale hunting just erupted in the Faroe Islands.
Melissa Cronin
8.7.15
japan

Japan's New Whaling Limit Is Still More Than It Kills in a Year

The new quota is an attempt to appease a UN high court ruling ordering Japan to stop its annual cull.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.21.14
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