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Obama Opens East Coast To Oil Exploration For First Time In Decades

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 07.18.2014 | Green

ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic s...

Blue Whales, Collateral Damage, and the U.S. Navy's Avoidable War on Whales

Joel Reynolds | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Among a wide range of potential harms, scientists have found that high-powered Navy sonar disrupts blue whale feeding, halting their deep-foraging dives, displacing them from krill patches, and silencing their calls.

Sónar Festival Offers More Than You Might Expect

Crane.tv | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

This year, Sónar highlighted a very modern reality: there are no clearly defined roles within the creative sector anymore. Multi and interdisciplinary practice has become the norm and lines have been blurred between creators, artists, technicians, performers, DJs and even audiences.

In the Darkened Sea, a Deaf Whale Is a Dead Whale

Pierce Brosnan | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Pierce Brosnan

Must whales and dolphins be subjected to deafening noise that will cause more than 3.5 million instances of temporary and/or permanent hearing loss?

Ocean Fish and the Oil Industry - Conflict Brews as the Trinidad Tobago Fishing Community Stands Up to Big Oil

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Candace Calloway Whiting

Members of a small nation with the hearts of a lion are standing up to big oil in order to protect fish, and their fishing way of life.

Eating Raw Whale Meat While Dishing up Baloney -- How Industry is Imperiling the Oceans While We Aren't Looking

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

It is serious, deadly, and frightening -- both in what is going on under the ocean surface, and the lack of laws and controls to protect whales, dolphins, and other animals.

Whales, Dolphins Need a Break From Deadly Navy Blasts

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Whales, dolphins, seals and sea lions got a good break this week when a judge told a federal wildlife agency it's not doing enough to protect them from Navy war exercises along the West Coast.

Mass Whale Stranding Proven to Be Caused by Sonar

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 11.26.2013 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

Whales fled the area prior to the seismic phase of the survey, which shows that even this type of sonar (also used by military and research vessels) is devastating to whale and dolphins.

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...

Offshore Oil Exploration Linked to 50 Percent Reduction in Cod Catch

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 09.24.2013 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

In Newfoundland the fishery has collapsed, and the fishing villages and pristine environment are being replaced with oil refineries. Sure, the oil extraction and processing provides jobs -- but at what cost? People are losing a way of life that they cherish.

Hidden Similarity Found Between Bats And Dolphins

Posted 09.04.2013 | Green

By Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor: Bats and dolphins may live in radically different worlds, but the fact they both evolved a type of son...

Whales Should Not Have to Suffer and Die for Military Practice

Pierce Brosnan | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green
Pierce Brosnan

The U.S. Navy has new plans for testing and training exercises with sonar and explosives -- and those plans spell disaster for whales. Now is the time for concerned citizens to come to their defense.

2013's Craziest Music Festivals

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Tucked away on the eastern slope of Mount Takenoko at the Naeba Ski Resort, this event draws die-hard music fans willing to travel far and wide to get there.

3 Apps for Strengthening Your Online Relationships Offline

Brian Honigman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Brian Honigman

These three mobile apps work to bring the power of your social networks to the real world, helping you come face to face and get a chance to experience what you've been seeing on your screen all along.

City Birds Bring the Noise

OnEarth | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Melissa Mahony, OnEarth Living near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway isn't half bad. You learn to wipe the soot off houseplants, step over the dead ...

Amazing 'Math Trick' May Help Hungry Dolphins Find Food

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

Dolphins are smart--but who knew they could do math? A research team from the University of Southampton has shown that the animals use something akin ...

Buon Compleanno, Sonar!

Chris Johnson | Posted 07.22.2012 | Small Business
Chris Johnson

Five and a half decades later, it's a different world -- one that sees, say, a couple billion mobile app downloads per month, and NYC-based Sonar is looking to make its own mark on how people link up.

Oil Seeps and Slicks Studied Near BP's Macondo Well

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Scientists say oil and gas seeps surrounding BP's Deepwater Horizon well appear to be mostly natural and to pre-date the 2010 spill.

All Things Being Relative

George Heymont | Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

The struggle to overcome one's doubts, fears, and family's expectations is a theme that ran deep through three short films recently screened at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival.

Friend-Finding Apps Don't Yet Live Up To Their Name (Or Hype)

Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

I was discussing intricacies of long-distance relationships over a glass of wine with a close friend last week when I was approached by a man I'd neve...

TechStar Interview: David Blumberg

Bill_Robinson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

When you first meet David Blumberg his smile is what you notice. But shortly thereafter, you notice how smart he is; later, you begin to see this man's true level of intelligence.

7 Social Apps To Help You Find Friends

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

Facebook will help you keep tabs on your friends' children, careers and concerts, but it won't tell you when your freshman year college roommate is at...

CEO of Sonar, Brett Martin, Speaks about the Social Landscape

Ramon Nuez | Posted 01.17.2012 | Small Business
Ramon Nuez

Zev and I have been trying to sit down with Brett for a few months now. It's been difficult because Bret is just an incredibly busy guy. He is found...

Speaking Startups With Nihal Mehta, CEO of LocalResponse

Ramon Nuez | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business
Ramon Nuez

I love heading over to the LocalResponse headquarters. Each and every time Zev and I pay a visit, there is always this healthy buzz in the air that i...

App Shows You Why A Stranger Should Be Your Friend

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.17.2011 | Technology

This post is part of a new series from HuffPostTech, Socialized, that will profile a different social startup--from apps to services to websites--...