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Ask Carnival and Royal Caribbean to Protect Whale Sharks
Animals  (tags: Whale sharks, petition, carnival, royal, Caribbean, cruises, animal welfare, marine mammals, ships )

- 129 days ago -
Whale sharks in the Gulf of Mexico gather near the current course of two cruise ship companies: Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruises.
Ask the United Nations to Protect Sea Shepherd
Animals  (tags: sea shepherd, protection, ships, poachers, whaling, petition )

- 331 days ago -
The recent ruling by the 9th Circuit Court has left Sea Shepherd ships and crews in harm's way at the mercy of armed poachers in the southern oceans.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Boiling Whales for Ship Fuel! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: whales, endangered, killed, slaughtered, ships, authorities, destruction )

- 1019 days ago -
The compagny Hvalur H/F exclusively hunts endangered Fin whales for international export. Kristján Loftsson, chief executive of the company, stated in a newspaper interview that his whaling vessels are being fuelled by whale oil and that each boat uses
ACTION ALERT: Stop Ships From Hitting and Killing California's Whales! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: california whales, killed, harmed, ships, laws, protection, speed limits, habitats )

- 1472 days ago -
Stop commercial ships from killing whales by urging speed limits in our marine sanctuaries. California's sanctuaries are home to some of the nation's richest ocean habitat, as well as some of the most heavily trafficked shipping lanes.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Manatee Deaths!!
Animals  (tags: gentle souls, endangered, boat accidents, ships, injured, killed, threatened, humans/ )

- 2144 days ago -
Every Year, Manatees Are Killed for Hundreds of Reasons. Action to Protect these Endangered Animals Must be Taken Right Away!
Ships Get Blame for Manatee Deaths
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, manatee's, death, ships, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 2513 days ago -
Collisions on the rise The mammals' autopsy results indicate larger vessels are responsible. More manatee deaths in Duval County were blamed on ship and boat collisions last year than ever before, state wildlife records show
(Don't) Pump Up the Volume: Sound Waves Silence Whales' Song
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, noise, 10x louder, ships, endangered, extinction, environment, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 2561 days ago -
The noise in the Pacific off the southern California coast has become 10 times louder over the past five decades because of the rumbling of commercial shipping vessels, the clicking of oceanographic research equipment, and the din of Navy operations and s
U.S. Sets Ship Speed Limit To Protect Right Whales
Animals  (tags: usa, marine wildlife, whales, right whales, speed limits, boats, ships, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2608 days ago -
PORTLAND, Maine -- The government is telling ships to slow down to protect endangered right whales. The new rule would take effect in December. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Wednesday issued an 11-knot speed limit for ships 65 fee
2 Dead Whales on Olympic Beach May Have Been Hit By Ships
Animals  (tags: washington state, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whales, killed, ships, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans )

- 2654 days ago -
PORT ANGELES, Wash. -- The carcasses of two humpback whales found this summer on an Olympic National Park beach showed signs of being hit by ships. A biologist for Cascadia Research of Olympia, Annie Douglas, says both whales had blunt force trauma. O
Eavesdropping on Whales to Avoid Ship Strikes
Animals  (tags: whales, ships, animalwelfare )

- 2758 days ago -
A spotter bangs three times on the boat's cabin roof, signaling the captain to cut the throttle -- now. "We're listening to their chatter," whale expert Christopher Clark said. "They can't keep their mouths shut."
White House Delay on Ship Speed Limit Endangers Whales
Animals  (tags: north atlantic right whale, extinction, bush administration, ships, no protection, legislation )

- 2778 days ago -
The North Atlantic right whale, one of the most endangered mammals, is in danger of extinction because the Bush administration has, so far, refused to impose measures to protect the creatures from being hit by ships near busy US ports. Plans for a
Ships Threaten Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
Animals  (tags: ships, threatening, northern right whales, ocean mammals, protection, laws )

- 2785 days ago -
On a day so clear the ocean, from certain angles, is nothing but a field of glare, a team of spotters in a Twin Otter airplane flies a precise grid pattern, looking for North Atlantic right whales in the warm, shallow waters they use as their winter
Thar She Blows: Ships to Get Whale Warnings
Animals  (tags: whales, satellite, location of whales, ships, protecting whales, warning of whales )

- 2822 days ago -
Ship captains setting sail will soon have an extra kind of forecast to check - the likelihood of whales. Satellite predictions of where whales are likely to be will help ships avoid the area, and so reduce the chance of striking a whale or snagging
Proposal Would Divert Ships From Whales
Animals  (tags: wildlife, sealife, whales, ships, proposal, extinction, endangered )

- 3006 days ago -
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia -- An area east of Maine that teems with endangered North Atlantic right whales will be given special protections against container traffic if a unique Canadian initiative is adopted by an international marine agency. Transport Cana
Lobbyists Urge Charges Over Live-Export Deaths - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, live exports, deaths, government, ships, animalsuffering, suffering )

- 3020 days ago -
ANIMAL rights groups have called on the federal regulator of the controversial live-export trade to prosecute exporters after more revelations of high mortality rates on four ships last year. Animals Australia obtained the investigation reports, under

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