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Japan to Resume Commercial Whaling After Leaving IWC - Report
Offbeat  (tags: whales, Japan, wildlife, suffering, protection )

- 59 days ago -
Japan is to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial whaling next year, a report claimed on Thursday, in a move that drew condemnation from Australia, with other anti-whaling nations expected to follow suit.
How Whales and Dolphins May Be Harmed By New Seismic Airgun Approval
Offbeat  (tags: whales, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 79 days ago -
Conservationists are particularly worried about the North Atlantic right whale, a species verging on extinction.
Indonesia: Dead Whale Had 1,000 Pieces of Plastic in Stomach
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, whales )

- 90 days ago -
Sperm whale washed up in Sulawesi had flip-flops, bottles, bags and 115 drinking cups in its stomach
Woman on Family Boating Adventure Calls Cops About Whales
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, whales, humans, habitat, environment, funny, off-beat )

- 130 days ago -
An abundance of caution seemed to be the mantra on this woman's mind when she called the cops to report the fact that humpback whales were swimming under her boat!
Britain's Only Killer Whale Pod Will Be Wiped Out By the End of the Century, Scientists Warn
Offbeat  (tags: whales, Britain, protection, environment, wildlife )

- 140 days ago -
Around the British Isles, killer whale numbers have halved to around 10 but could vanish completely
Lolita May Be Freed After 47 Years of Captivity Thanks to Native American Tribe!
Offbeat  (tags: whales, captivity, freedom )

- 337 days ago -
The Salish Sea and the surrounding areas in western Washington, including Orcas Island, have been home to the Lummi tribe for 12,000 years. Under the Point Elliott Treaty of 1855, the Lummi people are legally entitled to protect their coastal lands,
New Study: Microplastics Pushing Sharks and Whales Toward Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Microplastics, sharks, whales, marine mammals, extinction, harmful to animals, ocean pollution, ban of plastic, stronger protection laws, safety, Animal Welfare, changing attitudes, Sustainable Development, clean up )

- 367 days ago -
A new study reveals that oceanic megafauna such as whale sharks, baleen whales, and mobuild rays are endangered by microplastics. They are filter feeders, which means they don't have teeth, but rather plates through which they strain food and water.
Bob Barker Joins the Effort to Send Orca Lolita to a Sanctuary VIDEO   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, whales, Bob Barker )

- 409 days ago -
TV legend and passionate animal rights activist Bob Barker once again joins PETA to speak up for animals in captivityâEUR"this time, in a new video to advocate for Lolita, an orca who has been held prisoner at the Miami Seaquarium for nearly 50 years
Quebec Ferry Fined for Breaking Gulf of St. Lawrence Speed Limit
Offbeat  (tags: Quebec, ferry, whales, gulf of st lawrence, speed limit, canada )

- 419 days ago -
More than 10 vessels have been fined by Transport Canada so far, including cruise ships, cargo ships, an oil tanker and even a Coast Guard vessel. It plans to keep the 10-knot maximum speed limit in place until the right whales have migrated
BREAKING: SeaWorld Admits to Spying on Activists
Offbeat  (tags: SeaWorld, activists, whales, spying, animal welfare )

- 1088 days ago -
SeaWorld has admitted to sending employees to infiltrate and spy on animal welfare groups.
Rescuers Work to Free Humpback Whale From Fishing Line Off California
Offbeat  (tags: whales, rescue )

- 1205 days ago -
The adult animal, seen off Newport Beach, was struggling to escape a potentially deadly situation as line was tangled in its mouth.
Watch Humpback Whales Frolic Beneath The Northern Lights
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, northern lights, whales )

- 1224 days ago -
The stars aligned for this lucky photographer. This footage of the aurora borealis is spectacular on its own. Add a pod of playing humpback whales to the ethereal glow and we are at a loss for words.
Rare 43ft Whale Washes Up Dead on British Coast and No One Knows Why
Offbeat  (tags: whales, whale beachings, uk, mystery )

- 1228 days ago -
A GIGANTIC protected whale weighing nearly 20 tonnes has been found washed ashore on the British coast in the latest in a mystery spate of whale beachings.
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

- 1356 days ago -
The Canadian province of Ontario will be moving ahead with Bill 80 - which will provide enhanced standards of care for marine mammals.

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