16 Sep '11, 12am

An NBC camera crew recorded a blue whale song above water. We can't stop watching the video.

An NBC camera crew recorded a blue whale song above water. We can't stop watching the video.

Earlier in the week, Iceland expressed false “surprise and disappointment” over the Obama Administration’s certification of Iceland pursuant to the Pelly Amendment – a US law that outlines steps the Administration can take against countries that engage in whaling or trade whale products in contravention of international law. Adding the right amount of insincerity to their “outrage,” Iceland engaged in the kind of childish false equivalency that too often characterizes our politics by suggesting that the US was hypocritical on whaling because it allows the subsistence take of bowhead whales. But, of course, there is a difference between sustainable subsistence harvest of animals and the commercial whaling of endangered whales for the international market. Ugh. A mass starvation of dugongs is occurring on the Great Barrier Reef . Scientists believe that the cyclone and flood...

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