endangered species

EcoEnergy 101: Wind Farm vs Salmon vs Tesla Technology

(and No ... the Fish aren't being electrocuted!)

But it does seem that our 19th Century Power Grid is already putting the Brakes on the 21th Century Green Energy transformation (already in progress, in some areas) ...

Find out how ... and what should be done about it ...

The Canaries of the Sea, granted a Pardon, this time ...

Posted yesterday (2008-10-17 20:56:22 -0500); deserving of a second look. -- GH.

A beluga’s mouth is permanently upturned like a smile. It’s easy to connect with these sociable whales ...

Often called "canaries of the sea," beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) broadcast squeals, trills, chirps and other sounds through their blowholes. ... These vocalizations can be communications between animals. They might also be used to echo-locate, or interpret the sound waves that bounce back to discern what food or obstacles are ahead.

Belugas live in the frigid waters near the Arctic Circle.

Shedd Aquarium

Maybe the times really are changing, because those Belugas just won a Big Victory against none other, than the "Pals of Big Oil" ...

Terror on the High Seas: A Whale Of An Expedition

"They're violent environmental terrorists," mission leader Hajime Ishikawa told the ceremony. "Their violence is unforgivable ... we must fight against their hypocrisy and lies."

   -- mission leader Hajime Ishikawa

The largest whaling expedition in decades set forth from Japan on Sunday, aiming to net 50 humpbacks, 935 minke whales and up to 50 fin whales. The opening quote was said by the leader of the expedition, speaking about the anti-whaling protesters who are opposing the fleet. The expedition is termed a "scientific" whale hunt by the Japanese Fisheries Agency.