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Judge: Navy can train near rare Atlantic whales

(AP)—The Navy can build a $100 million offshore range for submarine warfare training, despite environmentalists' fears that war games would threaten endangered right whales, a federal judge ruled.

Sep 10, 2012
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Larger Seasonal Speed Zones Could Save Whales

(PhysOrg.com) -- Larger areas of speed limits for ships around major ports could significantly help North Atlantic right whales' survival, according to a new study led by Duke University scientists.

Sep 08, 2009
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What is killing Argentina's right whales?

Fatal strandings of southern right whales around Argentina's Valdes Peninsula have soared in recent years, and worried scientists are not sure why, the International Whaling Commission heard Friday.

Jun 25, 2010
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Whale carcass washes ashore in S.Africa

The carcass of a 14-metre (46-foot) southern right whale has washed ashore in the south coast tourist town of Knysna, where volunteers Thursday were trying to haul it from rocks and back out to sea.

Apr 12, 2012
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