30 May 2007

whales - part 1

From San Francisco Chronicle
The two humpback whales that captured worldwide attention for their two-week sojourn in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta returned to San Francisco Bay on Tuesday and came within only a few miles of the Golden Gate and their Pacific Ocean home.
Meanwhile, from the Sydney Morning Herald reporting about the International Whaling Commission meeting

Japan says it is pushing ahead with its controversial plan to hunt humpback whales after key powers refused a compromise offer and despite warnings by Australia and New Zealand it would be a "provocative act."

"Japan is proceeding with its full research program as planned at this stage and this includes the humpbacks," Glenn Inwood, the spokesman for the Japanese delegation at the annual talks of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), told AFP.

Sometimes, the media just aren't able to connect the dots.

I finished a major piece of work today and I also had a hair cut.

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