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  • Save the whales, 2014

     Save the whales, 2014
    It was well known for many years that Japan's "scientific whaling" program was a sham, designed to get around the international moratorium on hunting whales. Almost no research on the animals came from Japanese scientists; instead, whale meat kept showing up in restaurants and school lunches. Finally, Australia, a whaling country until 1978 and now an avid opponent, called Japan's bluff over the hundreds of whales it killed each year in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary surrounding Antarctica.
  • U.S.-Mexico experiment aims to resurrect the Colorado River delta

    U.S.-Mexico experiment aims to resurrect the Colorado River delta
    LOS ALGODONES, Mexico — The mighty Colorado River, which over millenniums has carved the Grand Canyon, does an unusual thing when it gets south of the Arizona-Mexico border. It dies. The Morelos Dam — sitting on the international boundary...

    Travel letters: Thoughts on Nicaragua

    Rosemary McClure made my week when I saw her piece on Nicaragua ["Revved and Ready," March 9]. My daughter has announced a destination wedding that all her "fun" relatives want to go to, but most are not "adventurous" travelers. So when they decided...

    Rooney Mara in talks to play Tiger Lily in Peter Pan origin story

    Rooney Mara in talks to play Tiger Lily in Peter Pan origin story
    Rooney Mara looks to be headed to Neverland. The "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" lead is in negotiations to star as the tribal princess Tiger Lily in Warner Bros.' upcoming Peter Pan origin story "Pan," according to a Variety report. Directed by Joe...

    Contentious referendum looks to seal Crimea fate

    PEREVALNE, Ukraine — Shortly after hundreds of polling stations opened across the breakaway Ukraine's Autonomous Republic of Crimea on Sunday, it became increasingly clear that after 23 years of being part of the Ukraine Crimean peninsula washed...