Japan Plans to Set Up Rival to the Int'l Whaling Commission; Could Spell the End of the IWC
Expert: Navy sonar tests are harming Puget Sound orcas, whales; 'If we don't know what it's doing to them, don't do it'
Canada blamed for delays in bid to move Luna the lonely orca; 'we need to act now'
Hawaiian whale research foundation fined $5,000 for 'misconduct' during research
Norway Planning to Kill 670 Minke Whales in 2004; 'Plentiful'
Scientists fear whales pay high price for oil drilling; 'when they're gone, they're gone'
Scientists label dead sei whale 'endangered species'; live sei's 'uncommon' in Washington State waters
Hawaiian boaters seek amnesty for collisions with whales; 'these are unintentional encounters'
Rescued Hawaiian melon-headed whale recovers after setback, gains strength; 'he has a strong will to live'
Luna the lonely orca's fate in the hands of Canadian ocean agency; 'Luna's behavior has deteriorated'
UK leads international protest over 'unjustified and unnecessary' Icelandic whaling
Pentagon funding whale song study off Australia; 'the humpbacks are famous for their songs'
Chilean Sea Blob Positively Identified as Sperm Whale Skin
Baby whale seems to be thriving after release; 'we're cautiously optimistic'
Iceland's Whalers Return Empty-Handed On First Day of Hunt; 'The Whales Were Elusive'
Whale beachings linked to mysterious heart defect; 'disturbing, worrisome, and something we want to investigate'
Investigation launched as Canadian official is accused of beating orphaned orca 'Luna'
Entangled whale 'disappears' off Aussie coast; 'It is possible our beast is swimming away somewhere'
Japan's PM opposes withdrawing from the IWC; 'it is not good to withdraw'
Dead porpoises disrupt IWC meeting
Environmentalist Groups Charge Whale and Dolphin Meat Being Sold as Pet Food in Japan
Scientists confirm great abundance of minke whales
Japanese packaged whale meal a 'major health problem,' has 'extreme mercury contamination'
Humpback whales making a comeback in Fijian waters
Seals Running Scared as Washington State Killer Whales Go On 'Rampage'
Whale funeral draws 1000 mourners in Vietnam
Japan harpooned at whaling talks; balance of power could still shift toward commercial whalers
date added: 2004-07-23 source: www.iol.co.za
Whale drowning refloats Aussie shark net debate; 'it's time for a re-think'
date added: 2004-07-23 source: www.abc.net.au
Deadlock looms as whale discussions begin; 'Whale meat is rich in protein, lean and tasty'
date added: 2004-07-22 source: www.iol.co.za
Agency: Whales 'face bleak future,' at risk from chemical pollution
date added: 2004-07-22 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Fishery Expert: Whales Do Not Compete with Humans for Fish; 'No Need to Wage War'
date added: 2004-07-21 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Whalers ask: When do whales die? 'Testing of reflexes... may put people's lives in danger'
date added: 2004-07-09 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Kauai Whale Gathering a Mystery; 'We're Worried About Nursing Moms, Young Calves and Old'
date added: 2004-07-08 source: www.khnl.com
New whale sanctuary setup off Italy; 'biggest protected area in the Mediterranean Sea'
date added: 2004-07-06 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Luna Madness: Over-Friendly Orca Breaks Sailboat's Rudder
date added: 2004-07-04 source: seattlepi.nwsource.com
US Officially Condemns Iceland and Japan's Whale Hunt; 'Lethal Research Whaling... Unnecessary for the Management of Whales'
date added: 2004-06-25 source: www.terradaily.com
Whaling nations blame whales for fish declines; 'absurd oversimplification of marine ecological relationships'
date added: 2004-06-24 source: news.nationalgeographic.com
Argh! Aussies Advised to Seer Clear of 'Migaloo,' Albino Humpback Whale; 'You Don't Want it Learning to Hate People'
date added: 2004-06-23 source: www.smh.com.au
CITES rejects Japanese call for partial end to ban on whale trade; 'research' cull to continue
date added: 2004-06-17 source: www.terradaily.com
Tribe's whalers await chance to hunt again; 'I'd like to get one more in my lifetime'
date added: 2004-05-20 source: seattlepi.nwsource.com
Study: Blue Whales Sing at Same Pitch; 'Males Are Producing the Calls'
date added: 2004-05-19 source: news.nationalgeographic.com
Research leads to first live birth of killer whales by artificial insemination
date added: 2004-05-14 source: www.eurekalert.org
Whales, Seals or Men: Who Stole All the Fish? 'Very Little Overlap'
date added: 2004-05-13 source: www.eurekalert.org
Norway Opens Whale-Hunting Season With a Quota of 670 Minkes
date added: 2004-05-12 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Marine World's orca transfer angers whale lover; an unhappy life 'in a concrete box'
date added: 2004-04-14 source: sfgate.com
New Technology Reveals Killer Whale Conversations; 'Like Using a Microphone at a Cocktail Party'
date added: 2004-04-05 source: news.nationalgeographic.com
Experts: US Navy Sonar May Harm Killer Whales; 'Warfare Has Changed'
date added: 2004-04-04 source: news.nationalgeographic.com
UK zoologist plea over missing whale jawbones; 'a most unusual zoological phenomenon'
date added: 2004-04-02 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Japanese Whaling Fleet Returns After Killing 440 Minke Whales; Commercial Sales of Whalemeat 'In Line With International Rules'
date added: 2004-04-01 source: www.smh.com.au
NOAA team postpones whale rescue; 'we are not giving up on attempts to save this whale'
date added: 2004-03-31 source: www.noaanews.noaa.gov
Scientists to try drugging to free entangled whale; 'If we do not remove the lines, the whale will die'
date added: 2004-03-29 source: www.usatoday.com
Scientists: Whales Use 'Very Loud, Scary Noise' to Trap Fish in Bubble Net
date added: 2004-03-29 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Animal Protection Groups Launch Global Anti-Whaling Campaign; 'Whaling is Simply Wrong on Cruelty Grounds'
date added: 2004-03-15 source: www.terradaily.com
Locals surprised as whale sharks take a liking to New Zealand seas
date added: 2004-03-13 source: www.nzherald.co.nz
Keiko-less Oregon aquarium struggles; 'I miss him'
date added: 2004-03-11 source: seattlepi.nwsource.com
Norwegian Whales Have A Date With Death; 'Delights of the Sea'
date added: 2004-02-29 source: www.iol.co.za
Ambitious $3.3 million humpback whale survey launched; 'it is unprecedented'
date added: 2004-02-24 source: the.honoluluadvertiser.com
Whale on the Menu as Japan Renews Call for Hunting; 'I Really Like Whale Bacon'
date added: 2004-02-20 source: www.planetark.com
Report: Iceland considers exporting whale meat to Japan
date added: 2004-02-16 source: www.just-food.com
'Only Britain' can save rare whales from extinction; fears that oil find may spell doom for Asian grey whale
date added: 2004-02-13 source: observer.guardian.co.uk
Environmentalists fear NATO sonar exercises will harm whales
date added: 2004-02-12 source: news.scotsman.com
Pilot whale crittercam provides insight into Hawaii's deep sea hunters
date added: 2004-02-10 source: news.nationalgeographic.com
Hurricane Uncovers 8-Million-Year-Old Whale Fossil off Maryland Coast
date added: 2004-01-31 source: www.thewbalchannel.com
Scientists: Humpback Whales Losing Fear of Humans; 'They Used to be Scaredy Cats'
date added: 2004-01-26 source: the.honoluluadvertiser.com
Whale-cam sees precision in feeding frenzy; 'the biggest hero in all this is the herring'
date added: 2004-01-21 source: news.nationalgeographic.com
Aussies Investigating Fishermen that Allegedly Killed and Ate Whale off NZ Coast
date added: 2004-01-21 source: www.nzherald.co.nz
Whale-boat incidents largely go unreported; 'we know there are a lot of interactions'
date added: 2004-01-15 source: the.honoluluadvertiser.com
Argh! Hawaii fisherman details collision with humpback whale; 'I think the whale is fine'
date added: 2004-01-10 source: the.honoluluadvertiser.com
Argh! Fisherman Injured After Collision with Humpback Whale; 'It's Just Odd'
date added: 2004-01-09 source: the.honoluluadvertiser.com
3-Year-Old Killed After Freak Hawaii Whale Watching Encounter; 'A Tragic, Tragic Accident'
date added: 2003-12-30 source: the.honoluluadvertiser.com
Norway to Honor 'Willy' with Stone Memorial; 'It Would be a Mistake to Build a Grand Memorial'
date added: 2003-12-30 source: www.theage.com.au
Judge rules US to rethink ruling not to protect Puget Sound Orcas; 'a great day for our local orcas'
date added: 2003-12-26 source: www.komotv.com
Tribes, Canada and the U.S. to watch 'Luna' the lonely orca over the winter
date added: 2003-12-19 source: seattlepi.nwsource.com
'Extraordinary Discovery' Heralded as Blue Whale Nursery Found off Chile's Coast
date added: 2003-12-14 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Theory: Seismic Surveys to Blame in Tasmanian Whale Strandings
date added: 2003-12-10 source: www.smh.com.au
Norway past ban on whaling mirrors present debate; 'the arguments have changed around'
date added: 2003-12-08 source: www.planetark.com
Researchers: Northern right whales drawn to the sound of emergency sirens
date added: 2003-12-05 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Japan's 'Town of Whales' questions controversial hunt; 'it makes you lose your appetite'
date added: 2003-12-04 source: www.terradaily.com
Japanese scientists find new species of baleen whale; 'the classification of these whales has been confusing'
date added: 2003-11-21 source: news.bbc.co.uk
Mass Stranding of Sperm Whales in New Zealand; 'Refloating Was Just Not an Option'
date added: 2003-11-18 source: www.nzherald.co.nz
Australia Slams Japan Over 'Scientific' Whale Hunt; 'There Are Non-Lethal Techniques Available'
date added: 2003-11-16 source: www.iol.co.za
Sperm whale 'voices' used to gauge whales' size
date added: 2003-11-06 source: news.nationalgeographic.com
Canada chips in $103,000 to help 'Luna' the lonely orca; relocation delayed until Spring
date added: 2003-11-02 source: www.komotv.com
Tourism worries for Iceland over whaling; 'we had every right to do it'
date added: 2003-10-29 source: www.nzherald.co.nz