Subject:

International Whaling Commission

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Cookies in Muffins, Padma Lakshmi on Lentils, and Fishing Kills Whales

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  • News

    November 21, 2001

    Crying Whale

    Environmental groups sent out a worldwide call to save the gray whale from a Mexican salt plant. They got millions of dollars and thousands of new members. But scientists found no threat to the whales.

  • News

    November 7, 2001

    Conundrum

    At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.

  • News

    October 17, 2001

    Survival

    When the captain brought the journalist along on the whale hunt, the elders predicted trouble. The elders were right. The whale tried to kill them all.

  • News

    July 11, 2001

    Resurrection

    After a 70-year hiatus and a confrontation with the world, the Makah tribe resumes its communion with the gray whale

  • News

    April 25, 2001

    Russian Roulette

    The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is serving as cover for massive oil drilling that could wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    Dying Breeds

    Siberian Eskimos on the edge of the Earth and the brink of starvation saved their lives and their culture by reviving the lost tradition of whale hunting. Now they worry the gray whales are poisoned.

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    Devil Fish

    Fierce prey. Spiritual brother. Ecological bellwether. The majestic gray whale inspires awe, conflict, and troubling environmental questions from the icy seas of Russia to the warm lagoons of Baja.

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