Editor’s Note: This is a reprint of an editorial published 11/13/10 in The Santa Cruz Sentinel By Sue Arnold Three years ago, the California Gray Whale Coalition was created with one specific goal: to relist gray whales under the… Read More ›
If he skips entanglement, then our garbage still threatens him. Last year, a necropsy on a near-adult gray (so it wasn’t Skippy) discovered 20 plastic bags, small towels, surgical gloves, sweat pants, plastic pieces, duct tape, and a golf ball in its stomach.
Humpback Whale Hunting Okayed From BlueVoice.org: The International Whaling Commission (IWC) did not, as feared, vote to legalize commercial whaling. The Obama administration, for reasons incomprehensible to us, tried to broker a deal that would have allowed the resumption of… Read More ›
7/7/10 Update on Peter Bethune Trial: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/08/world/asia/08whaling.html?_r=1 UPDATE: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/23/AR2010062300810.html?hpid=moreheadlines By Charmaine Coimbra Part 3 of 3 Part 1 begins at https://neptune911.wordpress.com/2010/05/28/whales-and-us-or-whats-all-the-fuss/ Genesis: 1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly,… Read More ›
Whales and whale hunters follow humankind’s voyage thru the ages. Whale meat and the byproducts of its blubber, bones and baleen made the great cetacean an optimum kill. Whale hunts grew from primitive beaching techniques to today’s factory ships, or death ships as named by conservationists.
en whale watchers sight a nearby whale they either scream in excitement and capture the beast with cameras, or fire off a harpoon cannon and land an exploding harpoon into the surfacing cetacean then tow it in for harvesting.
Two camps. Two points of view. One whale of a controversy.
Our oceans provide every other breath that we take. Healthy oceans are essential to our overall well-being, but they are in crisis and frantically dial 911.