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Jun 18, 2014 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
May 19, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jason G. Goldman, io9
When a dead whale washes ashore, it's a meaty bounty for whatever carnivores happen to find it.
May 6, 2014 09:20 AM ET // AFP
A fishing village in eastern Canada tried to auction off on eBay a sperm whale carcass that washed up onto its shores.
Mar 26, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
How long can you hold your breath underwater? A Cuvier's beaked whale just did it for over two hours while on a dive that took it to nearly 2 miles below the ocean's surface. Continue reading →
Dec 9, 2013 06:04 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pilot whales stranded off the coast of the Florida Everglades have taken a turn for the worse, and a marine mammal expert suggests why. Continue reading →
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.
Nov 14, 2011 12:18 PM ET // Tim Wall
The coast of Tasmania is notorious as a whale trap, and dozens of whales beached themselves over the weekend.
Jan 18, 2011 04:48 PM ET // Tim Wall
Shell, Mitsubishi, Mitsui, and Gazprom are together planning an oil rig off the coast of Russia -- a move that could harm an already critically endangered whale species.
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