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  1. Whales the stars of thin story

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Barrow, Alaska. The whales spring up for air, but need to get to the open ocean if they are to live. That gets the attention of Greenpeace activist Rachel Kramer (Drew Barrymore) and a media ...

  2. Six of the best...Places to watch whales

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by Graham Holliday

    ... year. Adults from HK$210 to $318, children from HK$140 to $256. Auke Bay, Alaska Humpbacks feed in the chilly waters of Auke Bay in Alaska, which are the main attraction for trips with Orca ... and there is a success rate of 99.9 per cent from May to October. Unlike with other operations in Alaska, this boat cannot be booked through the cruise companies. Tel: 1 907 789 6801; whales@ptialaska.net; ...

  3. Whale sightings

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Off the port bow! That's something we've been shouting out nearly every day lately. As Silent Sound has pointed her bow west and begun crossing the Gulf of Alaska, we've seen several whales surfacing near the boat. They look like orcas, or 'killer whales', as we can often see a flash of white on their otherwise dark bodies. Orcas ...

  4. Whale of a mystery

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from the North Pacific, over the top of North America through Arctic waters and down into the North Atlantic. Scientists think during the summer feeding season north of Alaska, the whale ...

  5. No life in the ocean grave

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer When the annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission opened in Alaska last month, Japan declared that it planned to kill 50 humpback whales as well as the usual minke and fin whales next year in its 'scientific' whale hunt. Humpbacks were heading for extinction when the commission agreed a moratorium on all commercial whaling in 1986, so ...

  6. Whalers cry foul over attempts to end slaughter as 'research' kill continues

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... sale to locals- are the first to be landed since the International Whaling Commission meeting in Alaska in May, at which the delegates rejected Japan's proposal that coastal whalers ...

  7. Wailing rights

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... vote a resolution to support the ending of the 20-year ban on commercial whale hunting. Japanese hopes are now high that at next year's IWC meeting in Alaska, the 75 per cent majority ...



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