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Humpback Whales Threatened By Oil Industry
Animals  (tags: western australia, the kimberly, outback, humpback whale, oil industry, gas industry, endangered species, extinction, whale birthing, protect environment, oil refineries, marine life, cetacean mammals, activism, dinosaurs, oil spills, environment )

- 1421 days ago -
Western Australia seeks to protect Humpback whales from the clutches of oil industries that seek to exploit the areas untapped resources.
US May Remove Humpback Whale From Endangered List
Animals  (tags: usa, humpback whale, removing endangered species protection, numbers, populations )

- 2100 days ago -
The US government is considering taking the humpback whale off the endangered species list in response to data showing the population of the massive marine mammal has been steadily growing in recent decades. Known for their acrobatic leaps from the
Humpback Whale Found 'Starved to Death' in the Thames
Animals  (tags: humpback whale, deceased, starved to death, study, investigation, sadness, thames river )

- 2114 days ago -
humpback whale has been found dead in the Thames, scientists said today. The 9.5m-long (28ft) juvenile male whale was first spotted in the River Thames on Thursday, but was not seen again until it was found dead on Saturday morning near Dartford Bridge.
Yo! Whale Swims in Brooklyn: Humpback Spotted New York Harbor (Videos)
Animals  (tags: humpback whale, exciting, new york harbour, swimming )

- 2271 days ago -
A wayward whale swimming around in New York harbor provides the excitement which comes only with our reconnecting with our natural world - woot! The whale, possibly a humpback, was first noticed Wednesday and the coast guard set up a safety zone to prote
Name That Whale
Animals  (tags: california, marinw ildlife, whales, humpback whale, name that whale, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat )

- 2297 days ago -
There was Humphrey, J.J., even Mister Splashy Pants. Now there's our visitor in San Diego Bay. Let's face it. We've grown attached to the young gray whale that's been swimming in bay since March 10, enjoying its own sort of spring break. Some of u
Fisherman Faces Year in Jail for Harming Humpback Whale
Animals  (tags: fisherman, illegal nets, harming marine mammals, humpback whale, charges, investigation, jail term )

- 2302 days ago -
Robert J. Eldridge Jr. faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine if convicted of three felony charges. The district attorney says he "did knowingly and unlawfully take a marine mammal, to wit, a humpback whale in waters under the jurisdiction of
Royal Caribbean Ship Arrives in Port With Whale Pinned to Bow
Animals  (tags: chile, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, royal caribbean, death, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2333 days ago -
Another day, another bizarre tale from the high seas. Several travel bloggers including the Hartford Courant's Jeanne LeBlanc today are reporting on a Royal Caribbean vessel that apparently pulled into a harbor in Chile a few days ago with a Greyhound
Superferry Follows Procedures to Avoid Whale
Animals  (tags: hawaii. marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, super ferry, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2349 days ago -
The Hawaii Superferry followed company procedures to avoid a humpback whale Wednesday. The company released a statement after the rumors spread of a collision with a whale during its morning trip to Maui. "During today's voyage from Oahu to Maui Haw
Badly Scarred Humpback True Survivor
Animals  (tags: australia, marinewildlife, whales, humpback whale, badly scarred, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2357 days ago -
A SCARRED humpback whale spotted off Bluewater Bay in Port Elizabeth is fascinating marine experts as to how it has managed to survive and how it got "that scar". Lloyd Edwards, owner of Raggy Charters and founder of the Baywatch Project, said yesterda
Wildlife Officials Looking for Disabled Humpback Whale
Animals  (tags: hawaii, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, entangled, still looking, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

- 2385 days ago -
KIHEI - Federal wildlife officials hope to finish disentangling an adult humpback whale spotted Saturday off the West Maui coast. The endangered mammal, believed to be a female whale more than 43 feet long, had about 100 feet of rope cut off by a team
Scientists Help Entangled Whale Off Maui ~ Video
Animals  (tags: hawaii, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, debris, lines, entangled, rescue efforts, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 2386 days ago -
Crew Works Through Weekend To Try Freeing Marine Mammal. HONOLULU -- A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration team tried to free a humpback whale of ropes off Maui's west coast last weekend. A kayaker on a tour group called in the sighting on
Humpback Whale Rescued in Malindi
Animals  (tags: africa, kenya, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, entangled, fishermens nets, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2445 days ago -
Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) rangers in Malindi town on Thursday rescued a humpback whale which had become entangled in a fisherman's net five miles off the Kenyan coast in the Indian Ocean. The humpback which was 12 metres long was trapped together w
Stranded Jurien Bay Humpback Put Down
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, starnded, expolsives, put down, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, killed, protection, sadness, suffering )

- 2464 days ago -
HUMPBACK whale stranded at Jurien Bay has been killed controversially with an implosive charge to the brain six days after it was discovered in shallow waters. The 10m, 15-tonne juvenile was too big to be looked after and too sick to be moved out to s
Shark Net Row Reignited By Whale Rescue
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, rescued, shark nets, debate, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, suffering )

- 2466 days ago -
THE rescue of a whale trapped in shark nets off the Gold Coast yesterday is set to reignite the environmental debate over the use of the nets. Rescuers spent several hours untangling up to 180m of shark net from around the whale before, near exhaustion
Humpback Whale Freed From Shark Nets Off Tugun Beach
Animals  (tags: australia, gold coast, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, shark net, freed, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2467 days ago -
A YOUNG adult humpback whale which become entangled in shark control netting on the Gold Coast this morning has been released by animal rescuers. The nine-metre whale was spotted caught in the netting off Tugun Beach about 8.30am (AEST). The whale w

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