Jun 9, 2014 — Despite a ruling in March by the International Court of Justice that the country's whaling is not scientific, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he wants to resume the Antarctic hunt.
Apr 23, 2014 — For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
Apr 18, 2014 — After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals a year.
Mar 31, 2014 — Japan's government had argued that whales were hunted for research purposes. The International Court of Justice said there wasn't enough scientific research to justify killing hundreds of whales.
Mar 4, 2014 — A charter captain uses a quadcopter drone to capture footage of a mega-pod of dolphins off California and a family of Humpback whales in Maui.
Feb 26, 2014 — Millions of years ago, dozens of the massive sea creatures washed ashore. Their fossils were discovered in 2011. Scientists have worked to figure out what killed them. Now they have an answer.
Jul 23, 2013 — Off the coast of central California over the weekend, two divers were in the water when a pair of humpback whales surfaced just feet away. The huge creatures were feeding on small fish and experts say the two divers are lucky they weren't injured.
Jan 24, 2013 — The habits of migrating whales, birds, and insects all yield key data for the science of animal navigation. But as commentator Barbara J. King explains, Holly the housecat's 200-mile journey back home has left scientists puzzled