• Thu, 31 May 2018 12:22
    Japan whale hunt killed 122 pregnant minkes
    Japan killed 122 pregnant minke whales during a highly controversial annual whaling expedition that Tokyo defends as scientific research but conservationists call "gruesome and unnecessary."
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 12:00
    Bryde’s whales thrill tourists in Chumphon
    People along the shore of Pathiu district in southern Chumphon province were treated to the sight of a pair of Bryde’s whales on Tuesday.
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  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 15:28
    Japan whalers return from Antarctic hunt after killing 333 whales
    Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said.
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  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:54
    Four sperm whales die in Indonesia beach rescue
    Four sperm whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia have died, a local official said Tuesday, despite frantic efforts to save the massive mammals.
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  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:41
    Ancient whales were predators not gentle giants - scientists
    SYDNEY - Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions, Australian scientists said Wednesday in a discovery they believe debunks theories the mammals used their teeth to filter feed like today's gentle giants.
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  • Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:43
    Baby whales 'whisper' to mothers to avoid predators: study
    PARIS - Newborn humpback whales and their mothers whisper to each other to escape potential predators, scientists reported Wednesday, revealing the existence of a previously unknown survival technique.
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  • Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:22
    Japan kills 333 whales in annual Antarctic hunt
    TOKYO - A Japanese whaling fleet returned to port Friday after an annual Antarctic hunt that killed more than 300 of the mammals as Tokyo pursues the programme in defiance of global criticism.
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  • Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:00
    Aliens surface off the coast of Phuket
    The sighting of false killer whales by a group of lucky marine tourists in Phuket last week should serve as a reminder that despite mankind’s demonstrated ability to shape our environment, there is still a lot going on around us that we understand poorly – or not at all. 
    opinion
  • Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:03
    Whales bathe in Phuket sunshine yet again
    national
  • Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:54
    Fears of exploding whales as New Zealand clears carcasses
    WELLINGTON - The grim task of clearing hundreds of washed-up whale carcasses was under way in New Zealand Tuesday, with the beach closed over fears the bodies will fill with gas and explode as they decompose.
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  • Sun, 12 Feb 2017 10:43
    About 200 beached whales refloat themselves in N. Zealand
    FAREWELL SPIT, New Zealand - Most of the more than 200 whales who became stranded on New Zealand's notorious Farewell Spit on the weekend have been able to refloat themselves, conservation officials said Sunday.
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  • Sat, 11 Feb 2017 13:44
    Fresh whale stranding on notorious New Zealand beach
    FAREWELL SPIT, New Zealand - Rescuers defied a shark threat to form a human chain in a New Zealand bay on Saturday in a bid to keep another 200 whales from becoming stranded a day after hundreds died in a mass beaching.
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  • Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:49
    Hundreds of whales wash up dead on New Zealand beach
    WELLINGTON - More than 400 whales were stranded on a New Zealand beach Friday, with hundreds already dead as volunteers tried to refloat the survivors, the Department of Conservation said.
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  • Tue, 13 Dec 2016 13:37
    Whales in the wild: rare gem amid Thailand mass tourism
    Piercing the water's surface with its almond-shaped mouth, a giant Bryde's whale opens wide for one, two, three seconds, gulping in anchovies as a boatload of awed tourist look on in the Gulf of Thailand. 
    national
  • Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:46
    Japan whaling: World body seeks to curtail 'science' hunts
    PORTOROZ, Slovenia - The world's whaling watchdog voted Thursday to conduct stricter reviews of whales killed under an exemption to a 30-year-old moratorium which Japan's critics say it abuses to hunt for meat.
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