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Whale Rescue

Humpback Whale Entangled In Fishing Line Rescued Off Calif. Coast

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.02.2015 | Crime

After two days of effort, rescuers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and SeaWorld San Diego managed to free a humpback w...

Rescuers Work Tirelessly To Save Beached Humpback Whale Calf

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green

UPDATE: July 10 -- After days of hard work and many failed attempts, rescuers in Queensland, Australia, are celebrating after managing to free a juven...

Three Fishermen Pull Off Incredible Killer Whale Rescue

Posted 11.07.2013 | Good News

When three fishermen spotted a killer whale stuck on the rocks in Klakas Inlet in Alaska, they devoted nearly four hours to saving her. Jason Vonic...

Keiko (Free Willy): 20 Years Later, History Proves His Release to Have Been the Right Decision

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 11.17.2013 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

By any measurement, Keiko's release was a phenomenal success, and the process of giving him years of health and freedom is symbolic of what we cherish most in ourselves -- the ability to act with compassion and to right wrongs; when we know better, we do better.

WATCH: You'll Want To Cheer During This Dramatic Whale Rescue

Posted 07.15.2013 | Good News

When two local fisherman in Virginia Beach, Va., saw an endangered whale tangled in a fishing rope, they didn't hesitate to act. Adrian Colaprete ...

Experts Work Around The Clock To Save Rescued Baby Beluga Whale

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green

Last week, the Alaska Dispatch reported a baby beluga whale was rescued from Alaska's Bristol Bay region. Now marine mammal experts are working round-...

WATCH: Whale Rescued From Net After Dragging Dead Sea Animals For Miles

Posted 03.27.2012 | Los Angeles

It's a shocking image: a California gray whale dragging 50 feet of netting filled with dead sea animals for nearly a week. The gray whale, dubbed ...

WATCH: Incredible Underwater Whale Rescue

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A Humpback whale faced the very serious threat of drowning after being caught in fishing nets in Mexico. Stuck there for days, a team of divers went t...

Whale Reunites With Rescuers 10 Years Later | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One morning in November 2000, a large humpback whale was found stranded on a beach near Ubatuba, Brazil, clinging to life in the crashing surf. It did...

More Than 70 Pilot Whales Wash Up On New Zealand Beach (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand whale rescue volunteers were racing against time Friday to save 15 pilot whales stranded on an isolated nor...