Judges at the highest U.N. court ordered Japan to halt its whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting Japan's argument that its whaling was for scientific purposes, not for human consumption. (Reuters)
A new study of elusive Cuvier's beaked whales shows they can dive to nearly 10,000 feet (3,000 meters)
Just before midnight March 24, 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef in Alaska, causing the largest oil spill in U.S. history to that point.
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