How one man died so a whale might live

Posted In Ecosystem Destruction, Inform

Photo courtesy of Multi Award-Winning Filmmaker: © Denis Delestrac


Humans have spent more than 10 centuries emptying the ocean of some of its most extraordinary animals. Today, a coalition of scientists and fishermen are trying to turn the tide – and learning that conservation is much harder than destruction…

Read Full Article; Guardian UK (06-20-2018)

Like human societies, whales value culture and family ties; PhysOrg (04-05-2018)

World Must Tackle the Biggest Killer of Whales – and it’s not Whaling; IPS News (10-24-2016)

Study: Why Blue Whales Can’t Avoid Barges, Ocean Liners, Huffington Green (05-06-2015)
A new study reveals why ocean-going ships pose such a big threat to the whales: the gentle giants simply don’t know how to get out of the way…

Larger marine animals at higher risk of extinction, and humans are to blame, Science Daily (09-14-2016)
In today’s oceans, larger-bodied marine animals are more likely to become extinct than smaller creatures, according to a Stanford-led report. It’s a pattern that is unprecedented in the history of life on Earth, and one that is likely driven by human fishing…

Are humans to blame for mass whale strandings? by Philip Hoare, Guardian UK (05-20-2011)


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