200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinction
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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It's time to listen to warnings from the people of the Pacific.
Oct. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
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A Cuvier's beaked whale stays under water for almost four hours, leaving scientists puzzled.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~5 min