12 Jul '11, 6pm

Hero Conservationists Rescue Humpback Whale from Certain Death (Amazing Video!) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

The Whale Says "Thanks" With Quite an Impressive Show! Michael Fishbach, co-founder of the Great Whale Conservancy , and his family and friends definitely deserve the honor of being named honorary TreeHugger heroes! On Valentine's Day of this year they found a giant Humpback whale that was entangled into a nylon fishing net, preventing it from moving freely and, most importantly, from coming back to the surface to breathe. Putting themselves at risk, Michael and his family carefully cut the net to free the whale... After much hard labor, they succeeded, and they were rewarded with quite a show! You must watch this video! Via Care2 . See also: Taiwan Tightens Laws on Shark Finning, But Not Enough...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/hero-conservation...

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care2.com 12 Jul '11, 8am

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news.mongabay.com 12 Jul '11, 7pm

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BOYCOTT @HoteldeFrance Jersey, the Hotel of Choice for Whale Killers

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seashepherd.org 12 Jul '11, 8pm

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Build Your Own Automated Greenhouse for Effortless Gardening (Video) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

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treehugger.com 13 Jul '11, 2pm

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treehugger.com 13 Jul '11, 3pm

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Monocle: City Voices Chicago #LivableCities

Monocle: City Voices Chicago #LivableCities

monocle.com 13 Jul '11, 2pm

Rick Kogan has been a newspaperman in his hometown of Chicago for over 40 years. These days he has a Sunday morning radio ...