The country remains unapologetic for its "scientific research" program in the South Ocean.
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Llanocetus denticrenatus lived about 34 million years ago. It was big. It was an early ancestor of modern humpbacks and blue whales. And it had teeth.
A lack of new babies for endangered Northern Atlantic right whales makes their future even more uncertain.
Biologists have accused a killer whale of murdering another whale's child. Here are the facts of the case.
A commercial fisherman in Australia spotted an alarming site this morning: Upward of 100 whales were stranded and dying on a beach at Hamelin Bay, about 180 miles south of Perth.
Boaters, cruising off the coast of Hawaii, came across what looked like a giant, used tissue floating in the water.
Remarkably diverse communities of ocean life make their home in waters near Mexico's Revillagigedo Islands, now a protected marine reserve.
Mexico President Nieto designated a Pacific Ocean region teeming with biodiversity as a protected marine area.
Hundreds of hungry polar bears were treated to a whale of a buffet last week when the carnivores descended on a whale carcass on the coast of Russia's Wrangel Island.