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Kate Mara
Kate Mara is an actress. She plays Zoe Barnes on House of Cards and has starred in several films including: 127 Hours, We are Marshall, Shooter, Brokeback Mountain and the upcoming Transcendence.

Entries by Kate Mara

Ocean Waters Off California Must Be Free of Drift Gillnets

(20) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 12:08 PM

Every year, hundreds of iconic marine animals -- think endangered sperm whales and massive leatherback sea turtles -- die an incredibly slow and unnecessary death: drowning in mile-long nets submerged 100 feet under the ocean's surface. These nets, called drift gillnets, are set in the Pacific Ocean waters off California...

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Drift Gillnets Still Threaten California Marine Life

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 10:17 AM

Imagine being trapped 100 feet underwater in a massive net, struggling to reach the surface and unable to breathe. This fate is what awaits hundreds of marine mammals, including endangered sperm whales, and other ocean life in waters off of California. What's more, the government is allowing the drift gillnet...

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Seismic Air Guns Will Turn the Atlantic Into a Blast Zone

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 2:29 PM

The North Atlantic right whale is the rarest of all the large whales and one of the most endangered species in this country. Already threatened by ship collisions and entanglement in fishing gear, they will soon face yet another danger. Recently, the government announced that it is planning...

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Right Whales Left Out

(0) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 10:06 AM

How did the right whale get its name? The answer is no laughing matter -- these whales were dubbed right whales because they were easy to hunt and float when dead, making them the "right" ones for whalers to target.

After centuries of whaling, the North Atlantic right whale...

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