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NWF Scientist Returns to the Gulf

Dr. Doug Inkley, the National Wildlife Federation’s senior scientist, has returned to the Gulf Coast. It’s his third trip since the BP oil disaster began more than three months ago. …

Breaking: Dead Sperm Whale Found In Gulf

Scientists have found a dead sperm whale 77 miles south of the Deepwater Horizon disaster site: It is the first dead whale spotted since BP’s rig exploded on April 20. …

Big Oil Meets Big Nature in Louisiana

By Larry J. Schweiger I write this from Venice, Louisiana, a few days after the explosion at British Petroleum’s (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil rig set off a massive oil spill …

North Pacific Humpback Whales Making A Comeback

After being hunted to near extinction, the population of humpbacks near British Columbia has increased and there are signs it may come off the endangered species list next year. Though these …

Make the Call Today

All week we’ve been talking about the wildlife and wild places that need your help. Frogs are dying out. National parks face threats from severe drought and storms. Bears can’t …

Humpback Whale Inspires New Wind Turbine Design

A new design for wind turbine blades was inspired by a whale and a work of art. T. Goodman at InventorSpot.com reports: “Frank Fish (yes, it’s his real name), whose …

White Whale Gets Its Own Protection Zone

  |   July 7, 2009

A unique white humpbacked whale near Australia is getting some special privileges. Photo by: D. Burns. Wire News Services reports: “Australian authorities have warned the public to stay away from …

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