Showing posts with label Marine Park. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Marine Park. Show all posts

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Mexico Creates Largest Maritime National Park in North America

The Galapagos islands
By order of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, an archipelago referred to as the “Galapagos of North America,” will become a marine park the size of the state of Illinois.

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Japan fleet returns, hunt 333 whales

Japan's whaling fleet returned on Friday from its months-long Antarctic hunt in the name of scientific research with a take of more than 300 minke whales, a hunt that prompted complaints from Australia.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Japanese whalers have been caught with a dead minke whale in protected waters

A Japanese whaling ship has been caught with a dead minke whale on board while sailing through protected Australian waters, according to anti-whaling group, Sea Shepherd.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Chile to create largest marine reserve in Americas

Chile has announced the creation of the largest marine reserve in the Americas, the 300,000-square-kilometer Nazca Desventuradas Marine Park.

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Shell Canada Surrenders Oil-drilling Rights in Arctic for Marine Park

Oil giant Shell Canada on Wednesday gave up its offshore oil drilling rights in the Canadian Arctic to add to a nationally protected marine park for whales and numerous other mammals and birds.

EL News