Humpback whales mainly no longer endangered: NOAA

Apr 21, 2015

Humpback whales mainly no longer endangered: NOAA

The humpback whale has long been considered an endangered species, but the U.S. government said Monday that the population has rebounded in most areas and no longer needs protection. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration proposed a “more tailored conservation approach” that would reclassify ...

Mar 18, 2015

Tohoku tsunami debris still washing up on shores in U.S., Canada

Debris from Japan’s 2011 tsunami will continue to litter the North American coastline over the next three years, with everything from refrigerators to lumber and sports balls still floating offshore in the Pacific, an expert said on Tuesday. About 1 million tons of debris ...