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Ocean Animals Threatened With ‘Major Extinction’: 4 Things We Can Do to Help

From whales to anchovies, ocean animals are facing dire threats that can be linked directly to human activity. A study conducted by scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara and releas…

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Save the Whales – and Other Marine Animals in New England’s Fisheries

For decades, New England's offshore waters have been protected from destructive fishing practices that harm coral and threaten whales, cod, other marine animals, and seabirds. That all could change…

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If You Love Whales, Fight for a Silent Ocean

It's time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone. ~ Paul McCartney Living in coastal New England has its perksóCape Cod day trips, fishing your own lobster…

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Study Warns: Move Shipping Lanes To Save Endangered Whales

Hey, freight ship, watch out for that whale! A new study showed that more than 10,000 endangered blue whales were found feeding off the West Coast right in the way of shipping vessel routes. Resear…

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Green Gifts for Animal & Earth Lovers

My niece Erin is an incredible young woman with a†to-die-for job. She takes groups of kids and adults on Outward Bound and Wilderness Orientation adventures, which expand their personal growth by push…

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The Whale That Changed the World’s View of Marine Mammals

Orcas have become iconic animals on the West Coast and people love them, but it wasn't always that way. The CBC's Chris Brown looks at the Canadians and the whale who changed the world's view of marin…

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Endangered Whales Are Turned into Luxury Dog Food

Update: Michinoku Farm stopped selling dog food made from endangered whales after receiving pressure from environmental groups. This success is amazing! But, let's keep in mind that many companies sti…

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Man Single-Handedly Saves Whale Trapped in Net

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Although the intricate messages conveyed within a whale's call are lost on human ears, there's a pretty good chance that at least one young humpback's song will …

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Whale Rescue Team Assembles in Sydney

A special team has been trained in Sydney to help rescue beached whales.   World News Videos by NewsLook   // …

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South Korea Halts Research Whaling Plan

By Brook Bolen, Ecorazzi Despite earlier†claims to the contrary, South Korea will not hunt whales for scientific research. Although the announcement has not yet been made formally, an unidentifi…

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