Narwhal News

Narwhal News

It seems that we know much less than more about the mysterious narwhal. But that seems to be changing with new research and aerial, footage that sheds light on their hunting behavior. So to learn more here’s a bit of Narwhal News!   The most distinctive...
Ban the Trade in Shark Fins

Ban the Trade in Shark Fins

Every year tens of millions of sharks are butchered solely for their fins. In many instances the fins are cut off while the shark is alive, it is then thrown back into the sea to drown. (photo – Sea Shepherd) This inhumane practice was well documented by Rob...
A Guide to Best Practices for Shark and Ray Tourism

A Guide to Best Practices for Shark and Ray Tourism

With one in four species of shark and ray threatened with extinction the World Wildlife Fund and the Manta Trust thru Project Aware has made available a Guide to Best Practices for Shark and Ray Tourism. The goal is to give you a set of guidelines enabling you to make...
Windmills in the Arctic; a Round-up on Arctic Articles

Windmills in the Arctic; a Round-up on Arctic Articles

The Arctic is like the canary in the coal mine, where many of the effects of climate change and global warming are amplified. Ice reflects about 80% of sunlight while the surrounding ocean absorbs 90% of sunlight. As sea ice retreats the planet’s reflectivity declines...
Former EPA Heads Speak Out Against Trump

Former EPA Heads Speak Out Against Trump

Four former directors of the U.S., EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) spoke out against the Trump administration’s environmental policies, especially his executive orders that have gutted progress made under previous administrations. Two of the administrators...
Global Warming Is a Hoax, Said Donald Trump!

Global Warming Is a Hoax, Said Donald Trump!

President Donald Trump famously said that Global Warming is a hoax, and now he appears to be on the cusp of withdrawing from the Paris Accord. See our recent post: EPA Head says “Get Out of Paris Accord.” But could future events come about that bite the President in...
Support Scientists That Support MPAs

Support Scientists That Support MPAs

There is an on-going attack on science and there is an attack on the scientists that support science. Most recently we have seen the Trump Administration seek to roll back Obama’s initiatives that created and expanded Marine Protected Areas or MPAs. While at the...