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As Gray Seal Populations Boom, So Do Conflicts

AP | PATRICK WHITTLE | Posted 09.19.2014 | Green

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustra...

World Trade Organization Rules for Seals, Says Animal Welfare Counts

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The World Trade Organization today issued a final decision in its ruling to the inhumane global seal trade, and gave a precedent-setting boost to our domestic and international efforts to prevent animal abuse.

Underwater Seals Love A Belly Rub, Yes They Do

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Green

Scuba diver Jason Neilus went out to England's Farne Islands, with a GoPro camera to answer a very important, scientific question: do seals love belly...

American Hero Stories: A SEAL Wife and Children

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Bill_Robinson

The Shea's take America very seriously, as I suspect most military families do. When Stacy Shea talks of how great America really is, there's no doubt or missing the conviction in her voice.

Hole In Ozone Layer Hurting Seal Population

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green

By Pauline Askin SYDNEY, March 27 (Reuters) - More ice means fewer elephant seal pups, according to Australian scientists studying ...

Babies And Seal Pups Napping Peacefully On A Beach (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.09.2014 | Green

Don't worry, it doesn't need to make sense. Just sit back, relax, and prepare yourselves for sweetness overload. ...

Who's Killing Hawaii's Monk Seals?

Civil Beat | Nathan Eagle and Sophie Cocke | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Last year, a man on the Hawaii island of Molokai confessed to killing an endangered Hawaiian monk seal — and nothing happened. He didn't just whi...

This Is What Happens When You Leave Your Tent Alone With Elephant Seals

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green

When a crew headed into the sub-Antarctic island of Penguin City to film Adventures of the Penguin King, they came across a variety of wildlife, inclu...

Crybaby Seal Won't Stop Fussing

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

Come on baby, you can do it! This fussy seal pup was recently weaned by its mother, and is on its own to learn how to swim and survive in the wild...

Seal Caught In Buoy Line Gets A Helping Hand

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.23.2013 | Good News

We can't all be rescuing adorable sea creatures from fishing traps on the daily, but it warms our hearts to know that there are people out there who c...

This Seal Is Literally Rolling With Laughter, And Now We Are Too

Posted 10.18.2013 | Good News

This seal just heard what we assume is the funniest joke in the history of jokes. Seriously, guys, he cannot contain his laughter. Pho...

Source: Navy SEALs Raid Somali Town Seeking Nairobi Mall Attack Suspect

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that Navy SEALs have raided a Somali coastal town looking for an al-Qaida...

Get Ready To Groove With Some Baby Seals

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.20.2013 | Comedy

We've seen our fair share of seal compilations, but somehow they never get old and this one is no exception. Groovy baby seals will always receive...

Aquariums and Marine Animal Rescue

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Stephen M. Coan

When a marine animal is stranded on a beach or struggling in the ocean, the first reaction most people have is to call their police or fire station. Often these municipalities then call the local aquarium.

Brad Thor Writes About Timely Terror

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.01.2013 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review Jackie K Cooper ...

Why Can't These Seals Go Home?

Posted 07.24.2013 | Green

By Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer: Harp seals mate and rear their young on the sea ice off the east coast of Canada in the spring and move ...

WATCH: Canada OKs Horrendous Practice

weather.com | Posted 07.22.2013 | Green

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Kauai: Much More Than a Beach Vacation

Jerry Lanson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

Waves pound the rocky shore, sending showers of frothy spray dozens of feet into the air. Sea turtles swim through shoreside seaweed to feed. And surfers, boogie boarders and snorklers share the beaches in search of the perfect wave or perfect school of colorful fish.

Spend The Night With This Guy

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's no secret that we at HuffPost DC love Smithsonian's National Zoo. This charming, adorable, playful video promoting the zoo's new se...

AWWWWW, Seals Enjoy New Home

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.20.2013 | DC

Gunther, Kara, Kjya, Luke and Squeegee have some new waterfront real estate. We're talking, of course, about seals at the National Zoo who recently...

PHOTOS: Inside The Secret World Of Navy SEALS

Posted 05.02.2013 | World

When Osama Bin Laden was killed by SEAL Team 6 two years ago, one question was on everyone's minds: who are the Navy SEALS? A new book from Greg E...

Court Upholds Seal Products Ban

AP | Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

LUXEMBOURG -- A court says the European Union's ban on importing products from seal hunts can stand, despite a challenge by manufacturers and traders....

WATCH: Leopard Seal Takes A Joy Ride

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green

A group of kayakers were in for an adorable surprise when the noticed they had an unexpected companion on a recent excursion. In footage captured w...

Move Over, Goats

Posted 03.12.2013 | Comedy

First there were goats shouting like humans, then there were humans yelling like goats yelling humans. Now, as if things couldn’t get any better, we...

PHOTO: Rescued In The Rockaways

Newsday | Ellen Yan | Posted 04.21.2013 | New York

A young seal in trouble was rescued Monday in Queens by The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, the group said. Biologists too...