conservation

Iceland to let more than 2,000 whales be killed

Only two whaling companies remain in Iceland. It's a small industry that conservationists say is inhumane, has minimal economic benefits, and defies the international ban on killing whales.

Earth Day: 5 things affecting the planet

In the past year, we've had environmental victories as well as defeats, all of which will have effects on the planet in some way. Here are five significant events that happened since the last Earth Day, according to CNN.