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.
The top court ruled the program was a commercial activity disguised as science.
At least 25 wild dolphins were selected for sale to aquariums and the remaining 200 or so will be slaughtered.
Killing whales inside the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is a gross breach of international law.
Genetic fingerprints could finally help researchers keep tabs on he poorly understood whale.
After nearly two weeks stuck in tsunami-flooded rice field, a baby porpoise is returned to the ocean.
The discovery of radioactive cesium in minke whales off Japan seems unlikely to boost the country's whale meat market.