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50,000-Pound Whale Tucks Scuba Diver Under Its Fin to Protect Her From Nearby Shark
A marine biologist and her team were delighted to encounter a 50,000-pound (approx. 22,680-kilogram) whale on one of their snorkeling adventures. But delight soon turned to great fright, as the giant whale started pushing ...
September 8, 2019
Russia Signs Agreement to Free Captive Whales After Outcry
MOSCOW—Russia on Monday, April 8, signed an agreement with a group of international scientists to free nearly 100 whales ...
April 8, 2019
What Is Ambergris, Sometimes Called Sperm Whale Vomit?
A man was just walking his dog on the beach when he saw a strange object. The lump for some ...
March 22, 2019
Drone Captures Rare Moment of Baby Humpback Whale Taking Snorkeler for a Ride on Its Belly
A drone over the coast of French Polynesia captured an encounter you might only see once in a ...
February 25, 2019
This Band of Beluga Whales Has a Special ‘Adopted’ Buddy, Can You Spot It?
Apparently, when a pod of wild beluga whales ran into a lost male narwhal—a kind of toothed whale—in the ...
January 7, 2019
‘Heart-breaking’ Decision to Euthanize 70 Stranded Whales in New Zealand
Authorities have euthanized dozens of pilot whales after a group of 145 were stranded and left dead or ...
November 26, 2018
Canada in Brief, Jan. 25-31
Ottawa announces new measures to protect right whales Federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced four immediate measures ...
January 25, 2018
The Canadian Press
Killed Doing What He Loved–Whale Rescue Mission Ends in Tragedy
Joe Howlett, a 59-year-old veteran fisherman of Campobello Island, New Brunswick, was killed moments after rescuing an entangled ...
July 13, 2017
Migaloo the Rare White Whale Is Spotted in Australia
Migaloo the whale continues to tease Australians with brief, unsuspecting appearances. The all white humpback whale was spotted ...
July 26, 2016
Video: Feeding Humpback Whales Get Breathtakingly Close
This unbelievable video captures humpback whales surfacing among docked boats to feed. Filmed in Knudson Cove Marina in Ketchikan, ...
May 4, 2016
Japan’s Latest Whale Kill Draws Criticism
Of the 333 minke whales they killed in the Antarctic, 230 were females—of which 209 were pregnant—and 103 ...
March 28, 2016
After Patiently Waiting for Hours, a Group of Loving Humans Finally Saw This Beauty
Sometimes, it's worth the wait. A group of people needed to wait for hours, but finally beheld the ...
March 18, 2016
Drone Footage: Humpback Whale ‘Sails’ Off Maui with Tail-Wind
A new video taken by a drone shows a humpback whale off the coast of Hawaii that appears ...
March 10, 2016
Video: Sperm Whale Encounters Robotic Submarine
A robotic submarine was filming about 2,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico when a ...
February 22, 2016
Outrage Over Annual Slaughter of 250 Whales in Faroe Islands
*WARNING—These images and the video are pretty graphic. They're of whales that were slaughtered in the 2015 annual ...
February 13, 2016
2 Blue Whales Captured on Video by Drone Near Antartica
A video has surfaced showing two blue whales---a mother and calf---swimming in the Southern Ocean by Antarctica. The ...
February 3, 2016
Bodies of 8 Sperm Whales Discovered in National Park in Germany
Eight gigantic sperm whales were discovered on a German beach on Feb. 1, adding to the rising death ...
February 2, 2016
Sperm Whales Wash up on English Beach, People Vandalize Them With Graffiti
Several whales recently washed up on the beach in Skegness, England, prompting local officials to try and figure ...
January 27, 2016
California Agency Votes to Ban SeaWorld Orca Breeding
The California Coastal Commission approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales ...
October 9, 2015
The Associated Press
Dozens of Whales Are Mysteriously Dying Off the Coast of Alaska (Video)
Whales are dying off the coast of Alaska in increasingly alarming numbers. What's worse is the deaths are ...
August 22, 2015
A Call for Saving Leviathan, for Saving the Whales
Is humanity capable of saving the seas? The ways the seas and the whales go, so does civilization. ...
July 27, 2015
Why Blue Whales Won’t Dive to Avoid Ships
For millions of years, blue whales have cruised the world's oceans with hardly a care, their sheer size ...
May 6, 2015
Biologist Reveals How Whales May ‘Sing’ for Their Supper
Humpback whales have a trick or two when it comes to finding a quick snack at the bottom ...
December 18, 2014
Giants of the Deep: Whales Exhibit to Open in Manhattan
Featuring more than 20 skulls and skeletons from a range of whale species, the new exhibit opens on ...
March 20, 2013
Multitasking Humpback Whales Sing in Feeding Grounds
Singing while eating isn’t recommended for humans, but humpback whales have been recorded doing so in a new ...
December 19, 2012
Group Slams Attempt to Remove B.C. Orcas from Endangered List
A U.S. law firm is seeking to have B.C. killer whales removed from the endangered species list.
December 4, 2012
80 Whales, Dolphins Die After Stranding in Tasmania
Around 80 whales and dolphins died after they stranded themselves on beaches in the Australian state of Tasmania ...
November 4, 2012
Company Claims New Drug Can Slow Down Alzheimer’s
William Taylor, Top US Envoy in Ukraine, Gives Statement at Impeachment Inquiry
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Russia’s Arctic War Games Up the Ante on Unsettled North Pole Claims
Restoring Felons’ Voting Rights Gains Momentum
Democrats Seek to Withhold Pay to Force Impeachment Cooperation
CNN Producer Accused of Inappropriate Conduct Toward Female Colleagues: Undercover Video
Sen. Grassley Suspects Deep State May Bury ‘Spygate’ Report