Whales

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Despite an order from the top court of the United Nations to stop all whaling in the Antarctic Ocean, Japan plans to relaunch its slaughtering of minke whales in the area next year, an official told Agence France-Presse on Wednesday. The UN's International Court of Justice in 2013 ordered a temporary halt to Japan's annual whale hunt after...
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...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Japanese officials announced Friday that the country had killed 30 minke whales...

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