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Fin Whales

Ocean-Killers Plunder Northern Seas

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Last year, the Icelandic government unilaterally increased its ocean-killing quota by authorizing death warrants for 770 endangered Fin, in addition to 1,145 Northern Minke whales, over the next five years.

WATCH: Here's A Look At A Whale Like You've Never Seen Before

Posted 02.02.2014 | Green

Fin whales -- the second-largest whale species and also one of the most elusive -- are longer than the average school bus. Given their size and de...

Whales to Big Oil: 'Keep It Down, Would Ya?'

OnEarth | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Jason Bittel, OnEarthNo one ever said the search for fossil fuels in increasingly hard-to-reach places was easy. As part of their quest to keep the...

Leaving The Whale Where It Is

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 02.07.2013 | Los Angeles

MALIBU, Calif. — The decaying carcass of a whale that washed onto a California beach has been towed out to sea. Los Angeles County Fire Inspect...

Farewell, Whole New Time

Carl Safina | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Has the time really come when people are the dominant force on the planetary surface?

Groups Work to Stop Iceland's Illegal Whaling

Taryn Kiekow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Taryn Kiekow

Given Iceland's escalation in commercial whaling and trade, it is clearly time for more than words. It is time to impose trade sanctions on Iceland's illegal whaling industry.

What Are Whales Telling Us About the Earth?

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

It's time to end the whale hunt and grant amnesty to these magnificent creatures that are helping us survive on our planet -- by determining how quickly global warming is occurring.

Whale Hunting Sought By Denmark

The Copenhagen Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At the annual International Whaling Commission meeting this week, Denmark has applied to include humpback whales in the hunting quota for Greenland D...