10 Feb '12, 10am

Big Miracle: why saving whales means saving the Arctic | Greenpeace UK

The film is inspired by a true story. I’m not going to recount it in detail here, as others have done that much more splendidly than I can. But in a nutshell, Drew’s character was involved in an international effort to save some gray whales which became trapped in Arctic ice. It’s a historical story, but one with clear parallels for the present. The film is set just a few years after an international ban on commercial whaling came into force. Gray whales had historically been one of the first to be targeted by commercial whaling, as they swim close to shore to feed and breed and had predictable migration patterns Along with so many other species of whales, the world’s populations of gray whales were devastated, so much so that the population in the Western Pacific remains endangered to this day. Commercial whaling is of course still a threat, although much less so, and not...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/oceans/big-miracle-why-...

Tweets

Skaist Taylor show on Big Live via @aimeesong

songofstyle.blogspot.com 12 Feb '12, 6pm

Refinery 29: 6 Perfect Outfits for Spring Revolve Clothing San Francisco Chronicles Style Caster Style Caster 2 Swanky Mag...

In 30 years we've lost 75% of Arctic sea ice: What do you think we should be doing to save the Arctic?#SaveTheArctic

In 30 years we've lost 75% of Arctic sea ice: W...

greenpeace.org.uk 10 Feb '12, 1pm

If there's one fact to remember which underlines the urgency in protecting the Arctic it's this: in 30 years we've lost 75...

Early retreat of Arctic sea ice cover. Spectacu...

skepticalscience.com 11 Feb '12, 6pm

A prelude to the Arctic melting season Posted on 12 February 2012 by Neven This is a summary/re-write of a recent blog pos...

@SKiNNYS0UL OR OR OR

gv.com.sg 22 Feb '12, 5am

The world's deadliest CIA operatives are inseparable partners and best friends until they fall for the same woman. Having ...

Medical center saving money with solar and natural gas

Medical center saving money with solar and natu...

getsolar.com 09 Feb '12, 11pm

Medical center saving money with solar and natural gas Thursday, February 9th 2012 5:32 PM By GetSolar Staff. With solar e...

Opposition rising against U.S. Arctic drilling ...

news.mongabay.com 09 Feb '12, 10pm

Obama administration opens more of the Arctic to drilling (10/05/2011) Nearly 500 Arctic oil and gas leases from the Bush ...

A prelude to the Arctic melting season:

skepticalscience.com 11 Feb '12, 10pm

A prelude to the Arctic melting season Posted on 12 February 2012 by Neven This is a summary/re-write of a recent blog pos...

What do you think we should be doing to save th...

greenpeace.org.uk 13 Feb '12, 9am

Global Warming is THE most critical 'problem' of our time that encapsulates the problems of the almost fascistic nature of...

Direct Trade and what it means to Has Bean

Direct Trade and what it means to Has Bean

hasblog.co.uk 10 Feb '12, 5pm

In fact as an industry we say this term a lot, when it means many different things to many different people. So as an init...

‘Big Miracle’ Proves Everyone Loves Whales

‘Big Miracle’ Proves Everyone Loves Whales

ecorazzi.com 04 Feb '12, 3am

‘Big Miracle’ Proves Everyone Loves Whales 0 Tweet by lindastcyr February 3, 2012 Categories: Animals , Causes , Film/TV T...

Whales get stressed out by noise from shipping

grist.org 09 Feb '12, 3pm

Where I live in New York, we’re constantly holding community meetings where neighbors complain that noise from local bars ...

Drew Barrymore Happy ‘Big Miracle’ Used Puppet Whales

Drew Barrymore Happy ‘Big Miracle’ Used Puppet ...

ecorazzi.com 01 Feb '12, 5pm

Drew Barrymore Happy ‘Big Miracle’ Used Puppet Whales 0 Tweet by Allyson Koerner February 1, 2012 Categories: Entertainmen...

Anyone wanna catch this with me?

Anyone wanna catch this with me?

esplanade.com 11 Feb '12, 2am

“Pulverising avalanche of dark, primeval, sonic theatre” – Sydney Morning Herald Finnish accordion adventurist Kimmo Pohjo...

Energy News Recap: Scientists Warn Against Arct...

treehugger.com 13 Feb '12, 1pm

The US government's own energy analysts and many experts see a limit to this new gusher. The technological advances that h...

Saving Power Costs in the Home "Slay the energy...

Winter has been relatively mild and virtually snow-free so far in many regions. That's helped take the chill off utility c...