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3 years 11 months ago

Calmer weather aiding gulf spill cleanup

Calmer weather has arrived along the Gulf Coast, where masses of oil continue to lurk offshore. So far, only oil sheens have reached into some coastal waters. The oil's slow progress is allowing crews and volunteers to lay boom in front of shorelines. The calmer wind and waves should...

4 years 2 months ago

Japan says 3 whalers injured by activists

Three crew members of a Japanese whaling vessel suffered face and eye injuries from acid fired by anti-whaling protesters during their latest clash in the Antarctic Ocean, their Japanese employers said Friday. The Sea Shepherd protesters said they shot butyric acid, produced from stinking rancid butter, which they often...

4 years 2 months ago

Giant squid invade California waters

Giant squid weighing up to 60 pounds have invaded the California waters off Newport Beach and are being caught by sport fishermen by the hundreds. The squid showed up last week and anglers started booking twilight fishing trips over the weekend to catch them. The animals weigh between...

4 years 5 months ago

Fishermen converge on Massachusetts to protest practices

Hundreds of fishermen from the Northeast have gathered in Massachusetts to rally against what they say are "unrealistic" regulations and "dysfunctional" fisheries management. Some carrying signs that say "Let Fishermen Fish" and "Stop Underfishing" are protesting Friday in front of the New England headquarters of the National Marine Fisheries Service...

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