save the whales

The new technology lets us study whales by flying into their exhaled breath. The team behind it hopes to learn how whales impact ocean and human health.
June 8 is World Ocean Day. Sir Richard Branson and Adrian Grenier want YOU to #MakeASplash
On this Rational Pi Day, consider some of our irrational societal behaviors. Begin to take the first steps towards quelling those and taking more rational approaches to the issues that will impact us all.
"Save the Whales" was a rallying cry of 1970's environmentalism. The great sea mammals had been hunted to the brink of extinction and grassroots activists rallied to save them. But there might not have been any whales left to protect if the world hadn't embraced petroleum in place of whale oil a century earlier.
They inspire awe, because they're magnificent, massive, beautiful, powerful, and mysterious. Like giant sequoias but mammals -- like us, except on a prehistoric, mythological, global scale. Everything about them is huge -- their size, their sounds, their range, their strength, their history.
It is our first hope that folks will watch BLACKFISH. Probably for the first time they will understand in a most graphic way the problems inherent in keeping these orcas captive.
The humpbacks' ranks have dwindled to just a few thousand, according to Save the Whales. They are threatened by a variety
While people around the world revere Captain Paul Watson for the stands he takes to save whales, the German government has him under arrest for a 2005 complaint for the very actions millions cheer for each week.
The gray whale, dubbed "Bart," was spotted Friday off the coast of Dana Point Harbor, Calif., tangled in a huge fishing net
"Yeah, me too," he said. I know I click Like a lot, but how would his friends know? I'm not Facebook friends with them. "It's