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Massive Fracking Project Could Wipe Out Alaska's Endangered Beluga Whales
Animals  (tags: Beluga Whales, Alaska, BlueCrest Energy, fracking, Cook Inlet, ocean conservation, oil industrym wildlife, protection, habitat, environment, endangered, conservation )

- 1028 days ago -
Pending, unprecedented offshore fracking could prove the death knell for one of the most beloved whales on Earth, the charming and famous Cook Island beluga.
Save the Whales, Stop Big Oil's Airgun Exploration - TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: Save the Beluga Whales, Cook Inlet, airguns, Big Oil, The Apache Alaska Corporation, 284 Cook Inlet Belugas left )

- 2379 days ago -
The explosive noise from airguns used in oil and gas exploration threatens whales with hearing loss, injury and death.
Pebble Mine of Bristol Bay Endangers Whales
Animals  (tags: beluga whale, save the whales, salmon, trout, pike, whitefish, tailing ponds, pebble mine, copper, silver, gold, cyanide, sulfuric acid, bristol bay, alaska, cook inlet, conservation, marine habitat, clean water, endangered species act, extinction )

- 2571 days ago -
To keep thriving fish markets and tourism industries in Alaska it is best to avoid generating roach motel taglines like, "Alaska, home of lethal mine tailing ponds. The marine life and tourists come in but they won't go out."
Woman Swims Naked With Beluga Whales Beneath the Waves
Animals  (tags: Beluga Whales, threatened globally, Arctic, Cook Inlet, endangered species, narwhal, Russia, diving, natalia avseenko, photographer Viktor Lyagushkin, aquariums, animalwelfare, conservation, ethics )

- 2855 days ago -
As white whales frolic beneath the waves, a strange presence becomes apparent in their midst: a woman is swimming naked beside their flukes in the icy cold waters of Russia's White Sea. She cavorts with the whales, an alien in an underwater world ...
TAKE ACTION: Support Critical Habitat Designation for the Beluga Whale
Animals  (tags: Sierra Club, Beluga Whales, Endangered, Cook Inlet, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis )

- 3346 days ago -
On December 1st, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries Service announced its proposal to designate more than 3,000 square miles of ocean as critical habitat for the highly endangered Cook Inlet population of the beluga whale.
ACTION ALERT:Protect Cook Inlet Beluga Whales(DEADLINE FEB 1,2010
Animals  (tags: Beluga Whales, endangered, protection, Cook Inlet, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3370 days ago -
As the population of Alaska's Cook Inlet beluga whales plummeted from over 1,200 in 1979 to only 326 in 2009, these iconic whales were finally listed as endangered in 2008
Alaska Officials Slam Beluga Decision
Animals  (tags: alaska, cook inlet, marine wildlife, whales, belugas, endangered species, alaskan officals, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3833 days ago -
The federal government today placed the beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet under the protection of the Endangered Species Act, concluding that a decade-long recovery program has failed to assure their survival. "In spite of protections already in pl
Survey Shows More Cook Inlet Belugas
Animals  (tags: alaska, cook inlet, wildanimals, wildlife, whales, belugas, sealife, endangered )

- 4137 days ago -
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The number of beluga whales swimming in Cook Inlet appears to be increasing, but biologist say it's too soon to know whether the winsome white whales are finally making a comeback. Fisheries biologists with the National Oceanic

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