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Endangered Whales

California Blue Whales Recover From Whaling, Study Finds

AP | Posted 09.07.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new analysis suggests there are as many blue whales living off the coast of California as there were before humans started hunt...

This State Senator Is Done Protecting Whales And Sea Turtles

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green

While whales were once a dwindling species, tens of thousands of the protected mammals now live and migrate through the coastal waters of the United S...

Amazing Sea Life Rescues Show The Tragedy Of Irresponsible Fishing

Posted 11.14.2013 | Green

On Maui, the search continues for a young humpback whale that was seen having trouble swimming due to fishing line wrapped around its tail. Fishin...

One Of The Biggest Killers Of Whales Strikes Again

Posted 11.14.2013 | Green

Maui is on an island-wide search for a young humpback whale that was seen entangled in polypropylene fishing line Monday. Hawaii News Now repo...

Good News!

AP | Posted 12.27.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Ship traffic off the California coast will be re-routed under new rules designed to protect slow-moving endangered whales from ship col...

Endangered Whales Flock To California

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Grab your camera and binoculars: There's rarely been a better time to go whale-watching off the California coast. Tourists from...

Whale Struck And Killed By Cargo Ship

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.05.2012 | Green

Dock workers got a heartbreaking surprise when they discovered the body of a dead whale hooked onto the bow of the "Mont Ventoux" cargo ship as it arr...

Saving Whales: Now There's an App for That

Fred O'Regan | Posted 06.05.2012 | Green
Fred O'Regan

In recent years, human threats to endangered right whales have increased, and given their fragile population status, the loss of even one of these marine mammals can have a massive impact on the fate of the species.

Coast Guard Implements Boat Regulations To Protect Threatened Whales

AP | Posted 02.26.2012 | Green

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Larger vessels sailing along the Atlantic Seaboard are being reminded to slow down for right whales. The C...