The Right (Whale) Stuff

Half of New England’s humpback whales bear scars from getting entangled in trap ropes (photo: Carl Safina)

Carl Safina is the bestselling author of 10 books and a world leader in ocean conservation. He contributed this guest post.

During the early days of whale hunting by sailing ship, one whale species was the “right one” to go after. They were particularly slow, and they floated when…

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New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish as well as The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World paulgreenberg.org