The UN's International Court of Justice rules that Japan must temporarily halt its whaling programme in the Antarctic.
A proposed rule to be published in Thursday's Federal Register would permit the Navy to harm marine mammals in U.S. waters on more than 31 million separate instances between 2014-2019. - Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Captured live on video in its deep-sea element, for the first time, the Kraken of tall tales and sea shanties-Architeuthis, the giant squid-is coming into sharp focus, a flesh-and-blood reality. But why now?
The largest animals ever to have lived on Earth, blue whales are colossal in every respect -- including, it must be said, the scatological. When a blue whale goes, it goes big, and the ecological consequences could help the aquatic world go round.