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Sunday, March 06, 2011

Today's Whale News

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Beached whale removed from Kent coastline at Pegwell Bay
Kent Online
by Martin Jefferies The remains of an enormous whale that washed ashore in Kent earlier this week have been removed. The giant sperm whale – which measured almost 15 metres long and was nicknamed 'Bruce' by some KentOnline readers – died after becoming ...
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Bradford whale ship painting hits auction block
Boston Herald
By AP A William Bradford painting of an historic Massachusetts whaling ship hits the auction block this weekend. The 24-by-36-inch work of the vessel Speedwell is expected to fetch as much as $150000 when auctioned Sunday in Boston by Skinner's. ...
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Japanese Whaling Season Halted by Activists
Care2.com
Japanese government officials pulled the plug on the annual whaling season due to harassing activities from Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The Sea Shepherd crew has allegedly thrown paint and rancid butter at whalers, and tossed tangled ropes in ...
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Scientists find whaling ship wreck
The Triton
By Editor Maritime heritage archaeologists working with the US's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA) have found the wreckage of the 1800's Nantucket whale ship Two Brothers on a reef off French Frigate Shoals, nearly 600 miles ...
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The Terrible, Troubling Tribulations of Being Called an Eco-terrorist
Huffington Post
Whereas killing whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is considered a crime by Australia and New Zealand, nonviolently saving whales is not. Japan tried to talk a US bureaucrat into removing Sea Shepherd's tax-deductible status in the United ...
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Whale of a time in Waterford
Irish Times
Two friends of mine rang me in December to say that they had just seen whale blows from their kitchen window. So we arranged to meet down the road and walk to the headland to do some whale watching. The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group organise regular ...
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Irish Times
100 Mexican Navy Men Save Beached Whale in Manzanillo (VIDEO)
Hispanically Speaking News
After almost 24 hours of work, personnel from the Mexican Navy floated a humpback whale about a year old, 9.40 meters long and weighing six tons, which was stranded on the beach Eden , south of Punta Campos, in Manzanillo. Over 100 men were involved in ...
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Killer whales found to hunt by 'stealth'
PoliJAM
by : Administrator RALEIGH, NC, March 4 (UPI) -- Killer whales in the Pacific Ocean avoid being heard by their prey as they hunt by going into a cooperative "stealth mode," US and Scottish researchers say. Scientists from North Carolina State ...
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Sperm whale washes up in Kent: 45ft sea titan dies washed up on ...
The 45ft mammal was spotted at Pegwell Bay near Ramsgate in the morning. Rescuers were called, but experts later confirmed the creature had died.
www.dailymail.co.uk/.../Sperm-whale-washes-Kent-45ft-sea-tit...
Great Whale Migration Happening Now | 7x7
Helicopter in Morgan Freeman and Sigourney Weaver- we've got a real-time episode of Planet Earth on our hands. More than 20000 California gray whales (and a ...
www.7x7.com/travel.../great-whale-migration-happening-now
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