Topic: Southern Ocean
Whaling talks: Japanese officials and environmentalists traded blame Wednesday as nations failed to reach a deal to curb whale hunts.
06/23/2010 01:25 pm
Ocean conveyor belt theory, which posits that warm surface water flows poleward from the tropics and cools, where it then sinks and flows back to the equator, is incorporating some surprising twists and turns.
06/21/2010 05:04 pm
In an AP interview, 16-year-old Abby Sunderland says she hopes to sail around the world and defended her parents.
06/15/2010 12:45 pm
Rejection Thursday of a bluefin tuna ban at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) drew sighs of relief from sushi chefs and fishermen across Japan. Japan consumes about three-quarters of the globe's bluefin tuna.
03/19/2010 11:19 am
Gallery Top 10 unusual protests
Two Greenpeace activists in Japan face up to 10 years in prison for tactics used in exposing black market sales of whale meat. Anti-whaling groups hope Monday's trial helps turn Japanese public opinion against the whale harvest.
02/14/2010 03:40 pm
Two Greenpeace Japan activists will go to trial Feb. 12 after trying to expose illegal sales of whale meat. In a departure from the confrontational tactics of Sea Shepherd and its "Whale Wars," Greenpeace is trying to quietly convince Japan to end whaling.
01/21/2010 01:18 pm
Global News Blog Whale Wars: Sea Shepherd Watson threatens citizen arrests, says donations pouring in
After a collision with a Japanese whaler that led to the sinking of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Societies Ady Gil last week, the group's leader Paul Watson threatened "citizen's arrests" and said the incident had been a fund-raising boon.
01/11/2010 03:59 pm
Paul Watson and his Sea Shepherd Conservation Society allege piracy following the collision between the antiwhaling ship Ady Gil and Japan's Shonan Maru Number 2 earlier this week.
01/08/2010 02:10 pm
Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society say the high-tech speed boat was deliberately rammed by a security vessel working for the Japanese whaling fleet. The Japanese say the Ady Gil steered into them. Videos of the collision support both sides. Australia and New Zealand promise to investigate.
01/07/2010 04:23 pm