Iceland ministry of fisheries, Einar K. Gudfinnsson, decided that whale hunting -who started again in 2003- had no longer any reason to be. The reasons probably lie between the international opposition to whale hunting, lack of internal Iceland market and lack of exports to Japan. Source: Futura-Sciences.
I have recently found quite a number of interesting tidbits about whales (mostly from scienceblogs) I wanted to share here with you. Do whales sleep? Whale sharks do it deeper? Whale sharks are not whales, only sharks, but it seemed adequate enough for this category. Studying whale behaviour Pacific whale decline ‘a mystery’ The Acoustic… Read More
From the universe to the smallest elementary particles, Nikon presents a guided interactive tour of the size scales we find around us in the universe.
In the context of a campaign to protect whales from intense hunting and killing all over the world, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society created a gigantic image representing a life-sized blue whale that you can check in details from your computer. A good half giga-pixel of blue whale – to observe with a magnification… Read More