Whales

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Japan announced Thursday that it plans to continue its "scientific" whaling program despite widespread criticism it faced at an international forum. Ocean conservationists had cheered a March ruling by the UN's International Court of Justice (ICJ) that found Japan's Antarctic whaling program was not for purposes of scientific research as the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Despite an order from the top court of the United Nations to stop all whaling...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A critically endangered Southern Right Whale swims in the Atlantic. (Photo: Head Harbour Lightstation/ cc/ Flickr)
The Obama administration on Friday gave the greenlight for fossil fuel...

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