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December 14, 2019
Science Says: Diet plays big role in how huge whales can get
Whales are big, but why aren't they bigger? A new study says it's basically about how many calories they can take in.
December 03, 2019
‘Unicorn puppy’ will stay with Missouri rescue mission
A dog who was dubbed the unicorn puppy because of a tail-like growth between his eyes will remain with the founder of a ...
November 25, 2019
Failing ice cellars signal changes in Alaska whaling towns
For generations, people in Alaska’s far-north villages have relied on hand-built ice cellars dug deep into the permafrost to ...
November 23, 2019
Carcass of giant blue whale brought to surface for study
The carcass of a giant blue whale that has been submerged off the Oregon coast for more than three years was hauled to the ...
November 18, 2019
Correction: Tribe-Whaling story
In a story Nov. 14 about the Makah Tribe’s effort to resume whaling in Washington state, The Associated Press reported ...
November 14, 2019
Rescue: ‘Unicorn’ puppy doesn’t notice ‘tail’ growth on head
A rescued puppy is attracting a lot of attention because of his resemblance to a unicorn. The nearly 10-week-old puppy, named ...
August 30, 2019
The Latest: Whale calf found dead in Hawaii mass stranding
The Latest on whales stranded on a beach in Hawaii (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Authorities say one whale calf has been found ...
August 30, 2019
5 whales dead after mass stranding on Maui beach
Five whales died, including four that were euthanized, after a mass stranding Thursday on a beach on the Hawaii island of ...
August 16, 2019
California sound system tries to keep whales and ships apart
Scientists have installed an underwater sound system they hope will reduce collisions between whales and ships in the Santa ...
July 17, 2019
The Latest: Biologist: Whales moving away from Georgia coast
The Latest on efforts to keep a group of pilot whales from beaching themselves in Georgia (all times local): 3:20 p.m.
July 12, 2019
Governor pushes back at feds on protection for rare whales
A directive for new protections for endangered right whales represents an "absurd federal overreach" that places an unfair ...
July 04, 2019
Whale meat fetches 'celebration prices' after Japanese hunt
Chunks of meat from the first whales caught since Japan resumed commercial whaling this week fetched "celebration prices" at ...
July 03, 2019
Scientists sound alarm after 6 rare whale deaths in a month
A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and ...
July 02, 2019
Japanese whalers bring home 1st commercial catch in 31 years
Japanese whalers returned to port Monday with their first catch after resuming commercial whaling for the first time in 31 ...
June 30, 2019
Baby lobster numbers spell trouble for shellfish population
Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while tailing off in New England, raising ...
June 28, 2019
Changes to lobster fishery to help whales might arrive 2021
Changes to the Maine lobster fishery designed to help a critically endangered species of whale might arrive in 2021 after a ...
June 27, 2019
Greece inks undersea gas deals despite environmental warning
Financially-struggling Greece signed contracts on Thursday for offshore gas exploration in large tracts of the Mediterranean, ...
June 21, 2019
US agency seeks 'hosts' for rotting whales amid die-off
So many gray whales are dying off the U.S. West Coast that scientists and volunteers dealing with the putrid carcasses have ...
June 20, 2019
Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales
Russian officials have launched an operation to release nearly 100 illegally captured whales whose confinement in Russia's ...
June 20, 2019
Scientists record singing by rare right whale for first time
It's not America's Top 40, but it's a cutting edge song. Federal marine biologists for the first time have recorded singing ...
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