Marine biologists aren’t sure yet why so many gray whales are washing up dead on west coast beaches, but global warming is definitely a factor.
We Need to Blackfish the Climate Crisis Activist & author pleas for filmmakers to make a "Blackfish" for the climate crisis
An activist and author pleas for filmmakers to make a Blackfish for the climate crisis, that is, a film so compelling that it forces people to take action on behalf of emissions reduction.
Dear EarthTalk: What are so-called non-human rights? —Richard Montcalm, Jenkintown, PA Non-human rights is a term coined by animal welfare activist and lawyer Steven Wise, who has campaigned for three decades to achieve actual legal rights for members of species other than our own. His […]
Actress Kristen Bell talks about her role in the movie Big Miracle and her connection to saving whales and her love of the environment…
Although the International Whaling Commission has authorized a global moratorium on the sale of whale products since 1982, this has not stopped Japanese fleets from continuing to kill whales (under the banner of “science”) and sell the meat and byproducts on the market (see “The Whale Killer,” Currents, January/February 2003). In late December, two Greenpeace ships came upon a Japanese “research” convoy in the Southern Ocean that was hunting for whales. The Southern Ocean is an Antarctic Whale Sanctuary, which is supposed to be protected from commercial whaling.
Japan fights international opinion to continue hunting cetaceans.