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Apr 2, 2014 08:45 AM ET
Recently, the UN ordered Japan to stop their annual whale hunt because it's illegal. Trace explains the history of whaling, and why we don't need it anymore.
Mar 31, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The top court ruled the program was a commercial activity disguised as science.
Jan 18, 2014 10:15 AM ET // AFP
At least 25 wild dolphins were selected for sale to aquariums and the remaining 200 or so will be slaughtered.
Jan 6, 2014 09:10 AM ET // AFP
Killing whales inside the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is a gross breach of international law.
Oct 8, 2013 06:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Genetic fingerprints could finally help researchers keep tabs on he poorly understood whale.
Mar 25, 2011 04:52 PM ET // Christina Reed
After nearly two weeks stuck in tsunami-flooded rice field, a baby porpoise is returned to the ocean.
Jun 15, 2011 01:01 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
The discovery of radioactive cesium in minke whales off Japan seems unlikely to boost the country's whale meat market.