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Frolicking Whales Give Kayakers The Ultimate Surprise

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel

Whoa.  A pair of kayakers were treated to the surprise of their lives last weekend when a pair of whales breached just yards from their...

Navy Agrees To Limit Pacific Trainings To Protect Marine Life

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Navy estimates it inadvertently kills 155 whales and dolphins off the coasts of Hawaii and Southern California in five years. Its t...

SeaWorld Changes Policy On Whales In Sign It's Bowing To Pressure

The Dodo | Benjamin Hart | Posted 09.05.2015 | Green

In the surest sign yet that SeaWorld may be swaying to public pressure in the wake of " Blackfish," the marine park publicly announced an unprecedente...

BBC Presenter Can't Keep Calm And Carry On After Team Spots Blue Whale

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.31.2015 | Good News

When you see something as incredible as a blue whale on the job, it's completely acceptable to freak the bleep out. And that's exactly what ...

AIR WHALE! Incredible Humpback Breach Caught On Video

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.26.2015 | Weird News

Whale watchers in Canada got a close encounter they'll never forget when a humpback did a backflip right next to their boat, going almo...

Whales Are Mysteriously Dying In Alaska

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.21.2015 | Science

Whales are turning up dead along the Alaska coast in alarming numbers, and scientists so far have no idea what's causing it. Since May, 30 whale...

Blue Whale Interrupts TV Presenter At Exactly The Right Moment

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.19.2015 | Weird News

This whale might want to consider a job as a stand-up comedian. Its comic timing is simply spot-on. Zoologist Mark Carwardine had been ...

Rare Sighting Of White Whale Inspires Confusion, Awe In Australia

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.11.2015 | Science

Whale watchers in waters north of the Gold Coast Seaway in Queensland, Australia, received a spectacular surprise Monday morning when they spotte...

Lucky Whale Watchers Get An Insanely Close View Of Humpback Pod | Posted 08.10.2015 | Travel

When you go on a whale-watch, just the prospect of seeing the majestic creatures at all is seriously thrilling. For a few lucky tourists off the coast of Massachusetts, their trip out to sea turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get really cozy with the ocean's gentle giants.

This Baby Whale Jumping For Joy Is Totally How We Feel On A Friday

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.27.2015 | Good News

It looks like this delightful whale is living her best life.  J50, a 6-month-old baby orca, was playing in the Salish Sea near British ...

Sperm Whale Delights Researchers By Crashing Underwater Video Feed

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.17.2015 | Science

"Does this count as a selfie?" Researchers working in the Gulf of Mexico were stunned earlier this week when an inquisitive sperm whale decided to ...

Underwater Photographer Gets Caught in a Sperm Whale 'Poopnado,' Brings Back Photos

DL Cade | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

There's a story behind every photograph -- some are inspirational, some are harrowing, some others are just downright crazy. Drone and underwater phot...

Whale Swimming With Calf Is A Tranquil Kind Of Magic

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green

In case you needed a reminder, here's proof of how magical the ocean can be. On the Foa island, in the Ha’apai region of Tonga, videographer and ...

Gigantic Whale Gently Lifts A Kayak Out Of The Water With Its Head

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green

Two adventurers kayaking in the blue waters near Puerto Madryn, Argentina crossed paths with some gentle giants of the sea. Gisela6652's video des...

In Killing Whales and Dolphins, Japan Is Hurting Itself

Mark J. Palmer | Posted 08.16.2014 | Green
Mark J. Palmer

Japan's illegal and immoral hunts for whales and dolphins have shocked the world. Anger is rising, as the Twitter-verse exploded in activity when a gross slaughter of dozens of dolphins in Taiji's notorious cove was recently publicized by Earth Island and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

WATCH: Rare Albino Humpback Whale Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green

On June 19, some lucky whale watchers caught a rare glimpse of this magnificent creature along the Green Cape in New South Wales, Australia. Though th...

This Isn't The First Time A Cruise Ship Has Struck A Whale And Dragged Its Carcass

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green

A cruise ship heading for New York this month struck and killed a whale and dragged it into the Hudson River, part of a higher-than-usual rate of stri...

CLOSE ENCOUNTER: Whale Almost Accidentally Swallows A Diver

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.21.2014 | Weird News

When Rainer Schimpf was diving off the coast of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to watch the annual sardine run, he came across an unexpected visitor --...

WATCH: Stunning Video Captures A Megapod's Migration

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

This incredible footage from a drone flying over Dana Point in Orange County, Calif. was captured by Captain Dave Anderson of Capt. Dave's Dolphin and...

Whale Meat Beer Stirs Up Controversy

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Bryan Nelson: It's a good time to be a beer drinker. A microbrew revolution is underway, and breweries worldwide seem ...

100 Whales Killed By Controversial Oil Mapping Technique

Agence France Presse | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green

A noisy technology that blasts sounds below water to map the ocean for oil is being blamed for 100 melon headed whale deaths off Madagascar, experts s...

Whales Do WHAT To Avoid Sunburns?

Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Too much sun can be bad for your skin, and while you and I can cover up, apply sunscreen or just get out o...

New Bedford, MA: A Whale of a Good Time

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

New Bedford was and is an epic city in every sense of the word -- something that cannot be said of many other prettier, more popular Coastal New England destinations -- and the very reason I love visiting.

PHOTOS: What Is This Alien-Looking Creature?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green

A deep-sea creature resembling a space alien more than an aquatic animal, photographed recently near the Canary Islands, was actually just a whale fee...

Sushi Chefs Accused Of Serving Whale Face Serious Jail Time

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.05.2013 | Home

A California restaurant and two of its sushi chefs are in hot water over allegations that they sold endangered whale meat, which date back to 2007. In...