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200th anniversary of the sinking of the whaleship Essex

200th anniversary of the sinking of the whaleship Essex

The real-life story, immortalised in Chase's own account and later in Nathaniel Philbrick's In the Heart of the Sea, which was made into a Hollywood...
The whale who sank a ship and became a legend

The whale who sank a ship and became a legend

No one can know for sure why the whale did what he did, though it is easy to imagine his rage at the violent, unprovoked...
Why we need to expose the lies and stop Norwegian whaling

Why we need to expose the lies and stop Norwegian whaling

Despite the extinction emergency, the climate crisis and the pandemic, Norway’s government and its whaling industry are encouraging more whale hunting and promoting the consumption...
Will we ever see an end to whale and dolphin captures in Russia?

Will we ever see an end to whale and dolphin captures in Russia?

The infamous whale jail on Russia’s Far East coast stands empty. Between late summer 2018 and November 2019, more than 100 wild-caught beluga whales and...
What was it like to be in the rescue team at the Tasmania pilot whale stranding?

What was it like to be in the rescue team at the Tasmania pilot whale stranding?

Dr Maddie Brasier is a marine biologist at the University of Tasmania and member of the Wildcare Tasmania Whale Rescue Volunteer First Response Team having...
New babies bring hope for orcas on the edge of extinction

New babies bring hope for orcas on the edge of extinction

A silver lining of this strange year was the news that Tahlequah, the orca who touched hearts worldwide two years ago as she mourned the...