Birth of Hope

January 2001
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;01/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 14, p2
Provides information on the birth of a baby whale, one of the animals included in the endangered species list, in the Atlantic Ocean.


Related Articles

  • The Status of Endangered Whales: An Overview. Perry, Simona L.; DeMaster, Douglas P.; Silber, Gregory K. // Marine Fisheries Review;1999, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p1 

    Presents an overview of the status of endangered whales as of 1999. Background on the United States laws for the protection of whales; Characteristics of whales to be classified as endangered; Actions taken by various organizations.

  • Japan squares up to conservationists over grey whale's status. Saegusa, Asako // Nature;4/6/2000, Vol. 404 Issue 6778, p531 

    Points out the possible endangering of the grey whale in Asia due to Japan's proposals to downgrade the level or protection offered to the larger northeastern Pacific population. Analysis of whale products in Japanese shops; Tracing of meat sold at shops to grey whales via DNA analysis.

  • Whale of a time. Gregoire, Lisa // Canadian Geographic;May/Jun97, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p22 

    Reports about Wilma, a six-year-old, four-metre-plus, 320 kilogram whale which is determined to be a part of the endangered Gulf of St. Lawrence population through skin analysis. Findings of research scientist Pierre Beland with St. Lawrence National Institute of Ecotoxicology about Wilma;...

  • Crying wolf--whale, that is. Satchell, Michael // U.S. News & World Report;05/04/98, Vol. 124 Issue 17, p14 

    Discusses efforts of environmentalists to save the whales. How other wildlife may be close to extinction, yet their plight rarely resonates with the public; Details on a salt evaporation project near Baja, California; View of some that no good evidence exists of any serious threat to the whales.

  • Free Kshamenk! Bellazzi, Gabriella // Earth Island Journal;Winter2002-2003, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p21 

    Announces that a plan to import Kshamenk, a captive orca from Argentina to the U.S. has been blocked by a representative of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. Background on the orca's plight; Challenge facing environmental groups on the rehabilitation of Kshamenk.

  • Orca.  // Earthwatch Institute Journal;Jun/Jul2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p44 

    Cites a study conducted by researcher Ken Balcomb in discovering intricacies of orca whales social behavior and ecology in Puget Sound, Washington. Investigation of the human impact on the marine predator; Proposal for endangered species listing for the orca whale population.

  • INTO THE SEA WITH GIANTS. Nicklen, Paul // International Wildlife;May/Jun2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p48 

    Relates experiences on a personal encounter with a 60-ton bowhead whales in Baffin Bay, North Atlantic Ocean. Personality, physical description and diet of bowheads; Endangered status of the bowheads; Factors leading to near extinction of the specie; Implications for bowhead whale protection.

  • The Humpback Is Not Over the Hump. Lien, Jon; Merdsoy, Bora // Natural History;Jun/Jul79, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p46 

    Focuses on the challenges to the recovery of the endangered humpback whale in the North Atlantic Ocean. Mortality of the whales from the collisions with fishing gear in the area; Death of the whales from insufficient supplies of cod caused by the increased number of cod fishing.

  • Selling under false colours.  // New Scientist;08/30/97, Vol. 155 Issue 2097, p3 

    Editorial. Chides the Japanese and South Korean governments for allowing the sale of endangered whale meat in local shops. Inability of average consumers to know the difference between allowable minke whale meat and meat from endangered blue, humpback and fin whales; Japanese government's...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics