gray whales

Marine Life Explorers Find Same Species at Both Poles

Marine Life Explorers Find Same Species at Both Poles

WASHINGTON, DC, February 16, 2009 (ENS) – Gray whales are one of at least 235 species that live in both polar seas despite a distance of more than 13,000 kilometers (8,000 miles) between them, Census of Marine Life explorers said today. After centuries of whaling, these whales had been thought to remain only in the…

Federal Judge Overturns Bush Sonar Waiver

Federal Judge Overturns Bush Sonar Waiver

LOS ANGELES, California, February 4, 2008 (ENS) – A federal court today struck down a waiver issued by the White House that would exempt the U.S. Navy from complying with environmental law during sonar training exercises off southern California. In nullifying the waiver, U.S. District Court Judge Florence-Marie Cooper reaffirmed an injunction issued early in…