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  • A humpback whale's tail comes out of the water during a ride on the Les Ecumeurs boat on the St. Lawrence river at Les Escoumins, Quebec, August 13, 2009.

    U.S. condemns Iceland's whaling ways

    Iceland’s decision to resume international trade in whale meat with Japan brought a sternly worded response from U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke.
  • Astronomy tourism: world’s best places for star gazing

    From the clear skies of Canary Islands in Atlantic Ocean to the Northern lights that marvel in the skies on North Pole, here is a list of best places for enjoying astronomy tourism in the world. Read on and the next time you are planning a vacation, these places are sure to top your list of destinations.