Whale Pump final – Word Doc Download
It’s been just in the past few years that scientists have been able to construct an overview of what drives, and maintains the health of, marine ecosystems – and it is probably not what you’d guess if you’re playing Trivial Pursuit. This story starts when scientists tried to explain why the abundance of krill (small […]
The international court of justice (ICJ) at the Hague has determined that Japan’s “scientific” whaling activities were a sham. They had published only two peer-reviewed scientific papers since 2005 despite killing close to 4000 great whales.
For immediate release: October 22, 2013 Every year between July and October, the world’s largest subpopulation of Blue Whales feeds on massive krill blooms along the California coast from San Diego to San Francisco, an area that directly overlaps with one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. Thousands of cargo ships, oil tankers, and cruise […]
For immediate release: July 16, 2012 Increased protections for blue whales along the coast of California are long overdue, and true protection remains a long way off, but initial, voluntary steps were proposed this week by NOAA with support from the Coast Guard, whale scientists, and the shipping industry. Blue whales are killed by ship […]