Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.


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California Scientists Use Stricken Sea Mammal Samples To Create ‘Disease Map’ Of Coast

California marine scientists are collecting samples from sea mammals around the state in an effort to create a map of toxic hot spots.


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Girl, 12, Among Those Arrested In Sea World Protest At Rose Parade

A 12-year-old girl made a splash Wednesday when she was arrested during a protest against Sea World’s participation in the 125th Annual Rose Parade.


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Navy Says Their Sonar And Explosion Tests Could Harm More Marine Life Than Previously Thought

The U.S. Navy says its use of sonar and explosives could potentially hurt more dolphins and whales in Hawaii and California waters than previously thought.


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Record Number Of Whale Sightings Along SoCal Coastline In December

A sharp uptick in the number of sightings could make for a very happy new year for whale watchers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/28/2011

Killer whales perform at SeaWorld. Off the coast of Dana Point these days, a pod of Orcas is calling this area home. (credit: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

PETA: Sea World Violating Constitutional Rights Of Whale ‘Slaves’

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals announced its plans to file a lawsuit on grounds that performers such as SeaWorld’s Shamu are essentially slaves.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2011