‘Ultra-Rare’: Up to 70 endangered ‘whales’ by California coast — Seen once in several decades, lives in open ocean — Breached as if performing, rubbing heads on boat — So loud thought it was engine — “Seemed to be speaking to camera” — Also spotted in Western Pacific same day (VIDEO)

Published: March 14th, 2014 at 5:11 am ET


Corona Del Mar Today, Mar. 13, 2014: False killer whales are members of the dolphin family and are listed as endangered […] “According to the news, these are so rare that they haven’t been seen in Southern California for well over a decade,” [Sgt. John Hollenbeck] said. “They were traveling in a pod of perhaps 50 or so, spread out over about a quarter of a mile. They were very noisy. I could hear them whistling and singing to each other through the hull of my boat as they passed around me. I’ve heard that many times before before with common dolphins, but these were much louder. Initially, I didn’t even realize it was their song – I thought there was something wrong with the engine on my boat.”

Pete Thomas Outdoors, Mar. 13, 2014: [There were] between 50 and 70. […] [Capt. Dave Anderson] managed not only to capture close-ups of the false killer whales, but vocalizations […] including one that seemed to be speaking to the camera. “I’ve never seen anything like it,” Anderson said. “I was sitting there for about five minutes and the whales came over and surrounded me. Their whistles were so loud I could hear them above the surface.”

KPCC, Mar. 12, 2014: Ultra-rare ‘false killer whales’ sighted off California — [NOAA’s Jay Barlow] says he last saw this species in Southern California in the early 1980s […] Normally they live in tropical waters, and Barlow says even there they are rarely seen. One reason false killer whales are seen so rarely is that they typically live in the open ocean […]

CBS, Mar. 12, 2014: “I have been cruising in this area for many years, and I have never seen this species of cetacean off of our coast.” -Capt. Mike Bursk, Ocean Institute’s RV Sea Explorer

GrindTV, Mar. 13, 2014: On Monday morning, a pod of similar size was spotted off Ensenada, Mexico […] during each sighting, one animal stood out because of the peculiar shape of its spine. [Bursk] said the false killer whales came to him and were riding in his wake. When he stopped, some of the mammals rubbed their heads against the vessel. […] [Capt. Larry Hartmann] spent about 45 minutes alone with a small pod, and said they were breaching, as if “performing for me.”

South China Morning Post, Mar. 13, 2014: Hong Kong’s unusually chilly waters didn’t put off one unusual group of visitors. A pod of about 100 false killer whales has been in local waters […] the first mass sighting of the marine mammal in Hong Kong. […] researchers found the sight of the pod deeply impressive. “If you looked around, they were everywhere. It was spectacular view” [Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu said] “I can’t really think why (they were here).”

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Watch footage from the West Coast encounters here

Published: March 14th, 2014 at 5:11 am ET


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  • timemachine2020 timemachine2020

    The sea is weeping. What have we done……………

    • hbjon hbjon

      Guillotine was spotted by the San Francisco Bay, and had threatened people with radiation. Proof that 1 gram of matter is equivalent to 6000 tons of TNT. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNmeixYw9m0

    • Toadmac

      timemachine2020 "What have we done……………"
      That was all I could think for the best part of an hour!!!
      They could be begging for our help or maybe helping us by warning us of the danger and to get away? We are so F#@KING stupid! I pray for there revenge on us! Stupid greedy filthy animals is what we as a species will be remembered as!!
      I am so outraged I can hardly think!!

      • Bones Bones

        We haven't done anything to cause this accident. When I was born it was 7 years after TMI and Chernobyl when I was born. This is not my fault. It's the nuclear cartel and all their government and oligarch shareholders. It will never go away until governments go away or science finally has commercial fusion reactors. We just don't approach through an organized fashion the legal system which is where the battle lies. Get Price-Anderson repealed and overnight operators will increase costs to the point no one will pay or end subsidies to these plants for operational matters. The court room is the ONLY place to protest and protest through the law. Until we have lawyers, organizations, lobby groups, and lots of capital, and lots of shall we say leverage over congress (Like corporations do.), we will continue this same path. I'm not a lawyer, but I know that is where the battle lies. I know that I don't want humanity to die off. That's the entire point of caring about these issues. lol I'm actually chill for once, so maybe I make sense. I get your frustration, but we just need to monetize this so we can make a living fighting to stop and close these plants. Fight fire with fire, right?

        • daddyfixit daddyfixit

          even if we had/have "commercial fusion reactors" the problem would still persist. what problems would a seemingly infinate energy source solve, and what hidden wastes would it actually produce? what about the raw BTU's of heat? wouldn't that still contribute greatly to global warming? how would an infinate electrical source solve this problem?

      • Toadmac

        If you live in or around Melbourne Victoria Australia the rain sample I just tested (6:45pm 15/3/2014 Local)is reading 2.8 uSv/hr or about 18 x background. Keep your kids out of it!
        I do not believe the radon BS because no Rn half life is compatible.

    • Gradius

      Looks like human extinction will be a really GOOD THING after all! We don't fucked up the whole Nature, we KILLED this world with every form of life on it!

      • Gradius

        Looks like human extinction will be a really GOOD THING after all! We don't *ONLY* fucked up the mother Nature, we also KILLED this world with every form of life on it!


    • name999 name999

      Lament For The Pacific Ocean…

    • Is there the slightest chance it's anything MORE than Fukushima?

      I'm really getting worried there's major crustal displacement yet to take place….there's gossip of pole shift and weakening of the earth's magnetoshere….

      But all these animals fleeing the pacific….sure it could only be the radioactive nucleides…

      But i'm thinking there's a volcano under there maybe ready to blow or a major displacement already preparing to take place…
      of course that means Japan falls into the sea all the the nuclear trash with it!

  • nedlifromvermont

    Could these whales be trying to talk to us?

    The radiation business officials and their government lackeys would never tell the us or them the truth … these criminals ban publication of data which is negative to their baby-killing and fetus-destroying radioactive emissions …

    They even stop the monitoring, when honest monitoring would yield results detrimental to their evil business model…

    They've been doing this since the 1950's …

    It's all there, in Ernest Sternglass' 1981 book (first edition published in 1972) "Secret Fallout: Low Level Radiation from Hiroshima to Three-Mile Island" … government obstruction of research, destruction of finished printing plates to deny publication of damning data, Nixon administration budget cuts to the Office of Radiation Programs …

    The mendacity of this full-on evil business is frankly beyond belief …

    George W. Bush didn't have far to look to see the face of the true "Evil Empire" … twelve inches away from any cheap mirror would have done it.

    The destruction of the Pacific Ocean cetacean populations should move most humans.

    Sadly, the nuclear cabal seems to be populated by non-human life forms.

    Massive additional deaths from the routine emissions we've been treated to by these murderers.

    General Electric, Westinghouse … all murdering, lying A**holes.

    Peace to my fellow 'newsers.

    • atomicistheword

      For reference purposes my friend, click clack connect the dots…

      "The nuclear arm of Westinghouse was sold to British Nuclear Fuels in 1998, which sold it to Toshiba in 2006."


      • humptydumpty humptydumpty

        From that story: "Reactors are "like fortresses" now, said Mr. Remick, but the magnitude and effects of some disasters can't be anticipated."

        They're like fortresses, sure. What about the nun who cut through a few chain link fences to get in?

        Right — the magnitude of the disaster can't be anticipated, and now we know it is so devastating that it's beyond repair and the environment can never be restored…ever. But they continue selling these monsters, in spite of it all. Criminals!

    • Sol Man

      Ned, They knew exactly what the end result would be. The hapless hopeful were brought along for the ride and to pay for it all.

      Corporatist slaves
      mindlessly live in darkness
      oblivious trance.

    • newsblackoutUSA newsblackoutUSA

      Ned- yes they (the false killer whales) are trying to tell us we are the most vile and careless species, but we can't understand because they refuse to speak human as they wouldn't lower themselves to be like the species that craps in it's bed and then rolls around on it, and then craps some more.

      I don't speak human-Omnia

      • Bones Bones

        We understand. The other humans who are basically animals running on instinct, which is a surprisingly high percentage, cannot link anything together as a child can. They do not think, which is why they say, "But, my paycheck!" They cannot think of another way to make money without murdering people. They just justify it by hiding behind their masters the nuclear cabal.

        • Bones Bones

          Only animals, "just follow orders."

          • kirinseti

            I agree. When we have taken God's laws out of the equation of the dignity and sanctity of human life, we have nothing left. When will this stop? Not by man's doing as we have failed.

  • PragmaticBeliever

    Everytime I see something like that I want to think that they are saying something like "It´s ok… we forgive you … we´ll be following the same path from now on…"

    But I know that they are asking "Why have you done that? … Why?…"

    But being the highly intelligent living creatures that they are, the do not "wage war on us"…

    I really want to cry… There´s no solution and we (as a especies) are killing them all.

    ……. :(…

    • 4Warnd 4Warnd

      Yes. And they are more ancient than we.

      Wiser, no doubt. Kinder, no doubt. More compassionate, no doubt. More loving, no doubt. More suffering, no doubt.

      More worthy, no doubt….

  • I feel sick now.
    No words to describe this.

  • Sadbuttrue Sadbuttrue

    People think this is spectacular, one fellow can be heard on the video in the Pete Thomas link saying "omg omg pinch me" like this is so cool, meanwhile all I could do is cry. It's gut wrenching knowing what we've done to them.

    • vicky13 vicky13

      I hate my own species more each day.

      Scotty beam me the hell aboard!!

    • Homolumina Homolumina

      NOT WE !!! I have NOT, you have NOT – please do NOT put yourself and us in line with "them" – I refuse !!!

      • Bones Bones

        That is why we come here. lol We are NOT like them. Wanting humanity to be wiped out is the same thinking as the nukers. It's a very emotionally charged subject, and I've felt the same way so I understand their sentiment, but ultimately we are here to save humanity. I'd also want to say I feel horrible for the animals and sealife affected, but humans are my top concern. I do not follow the omg a bird got fried to death at a new solar plant as environmentalism. That is just obstructing progress to clean sustainable power generation that will protect human lives since it's not a nuke plant. A few birds is acceptable to letting children live healthy. IMO

  • earthsmith earthsmith

    The besieged beauty of mans desolation. I Love you so much o great creatures of existence. You have always provided and we have always failed. Your great pains must seem to fall on deaf ears and blind eyes. My twisted soul and shredded heart are tethered to your agony as we have sealed your fate. I don't want to be human anymore

  • Sickputer

    [Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu said] “I can’t really think why (they were here)."

    SP: The doc is a liar for his bosses or a really dumb SOB.

    The whales are fleeing the Fukushima poison.

    Go fast my friends far south…hope you find refuge at the Last Beach.

    • name999 name999

      SP, that comment "I can't really think why" is disgusting.

      I have to find a way to not hate because I feel hatred building up in me for the acts of these liars.
      I used to go to the ocean to find solace.
      We are those whales and we are trying to communicate as we lose our lives and the world we have shared.

  • GQR2

    This is them trying to beach themselves luckily they aren't at this time but i hope someone is keeping an eye on them. Everyone especially these oblivious whale watchers, act so naive about it. These deep sea beauties are coming to tell us we're dying. We love you, and wonder why the hell is your species so violent,stupid and evil. What did we ever do to you?
    If this doesn't break your heart,check your pulse. This is it folks.
    It,s not a dress rehearsal. so sad and so sorry.

    • drinkupdreamers drinkupdreamers

      >> These deep sea beauties are coming to tell us we're dying. We love you, and wonder why the hell is your species so violent,stupid and evil. What did we ever do to you?


  • tinfoiled tinfoiled

    Such majestic and intelligent creatures.
    Proving the ocean got smarter, when man climbed out of it.

  • Sickputer

    SP: What intelligent beings…for all our marvels we have lost the life-giving sacred bonds with Mother Earth.

    Highly intelligent beings:

    "One of the more fascinating aspects of this species is that they have what Barlow describes as a "very tight group structure" that involves sharing food.

    He points out in the video you can see a whale holding a Yellowtail fish in its mouth. He says false killer whales sometimes pass their catch between every member of the pod before anyone is allowed to take a bite.

    “I’m sure its a test of group cohesiveness to be able to do that no matter how hungry you might be," Barlow said.

    It's a social act occasionally seen in groups of killer whales as well, but not in many other species."


    • They also support sick or injured members of their community.
      Most animals (all, I guess) are in so many ways superior to us…

      • PragmaticBeliever

        And even sick or injured members of OUR community…

        Wise words Fukugeddon and SP…

      • ANNE

        Villain, thou know'st no law of God nor man:
        No beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity.


        But I know none, and therefore am no beast

        (from: William Shakespeare, "Richard III")

        • 4Warnd 4Warnd

          Fukugeddon, thank you for passing SP's words onward.

          must read his works, again, in time.

          the parallels. the depth, therein.

          the abominable violation of these, our kindred, underwater souls.

          the quenching of our heart's quest, for love

      • newsblackoutUSA newsblackoutUSA

        I had a friend who was a fisherman… and he was called into to search in the 80's for a 10 year old boy who fell over board off the coast of California (it was 20 minutes before anyone noticed he was gone.) They called in all the boats in the area and a grid search was started. They did not find the boy for several hours, and when they did he was surrounded by three dolphins. The boy said when he got too tired to swim, the dolphins nudged him up to the surface and held him there in rotation.

        • 4Warnd 4Warnd

          a wonderful, touching anecdote….

          • newsblackoutUSA newsblackoutUSA

            4warnd- There are many cases like this around the world…not anecdotal…dolphins are amazing creatures. I once saw a stampede of Dolphins off the coast of Mexico, and though they (2000 appx) were on their way somewhere, they they came by the boat and and played, interacted with the wake and jumped in front of the bow. It was an amazing experience I will never forget.


        • Bones Bones

          Dolphins also rape people every year. lol It's just nature.

          • Bones Bones


            Playful video, but I just want to keep in mind these are wild animals.

          • DUDe DisasterInterpretationDissorder

            Hey i guess either way you can't say they don't Love Us LOOOL

            • DUDe DisasterInterpretationDissorder

              And then waiting for the eyecontact afterwards with a big smile lolol , i would not be surprised if he winked too 😉 ahahaha too funny

          • Sickputer

            Dolphins do not "rape" people nor do dogs:

            "Mounting behavior (which does not always involve penetration, especially since females sometime do the mounting) has been studied in a number of animal species, and the list of proposed functions for this behavior is diverse: play behavior, solidifying maternal bonds, dominance, aggression, establishment and maintenance of social bonds, conflict resolution, and of course sexual gratification. Mounting behavior in dolphins is widespread and is a form of socio-sexual behavior. It involves dolphins of all ages and both sexes. Juveniles and calves will sometimes mount their mothers (and vice versa) and females will mount males. Despite documented mounting attempts involving dolphins and humans, I have found no verified accounts of a male dolphin having ever penetrated a human orifice with his penis (against their will or otherwise)."


            • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

              Well, my sheep are mounting within a week of birth…everybody is mounting everybody else! 🙂

    • vicky13 vicky13

      Sickputer,, your post brings this to mind,,

      Blew me away when I learned of this,,

      Leopard seal feeds National Geographic photographer =


      She tried to feed him penguins for 4 days!!!

      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        Not sure mankind will fare so well, as the news just let us all know that a teenage father took a bite out of his newborn child's nose and then crushed the baby's skull in the hospital, because he could not stand the baby crying?

        We are in serious trouble and this mind altering radiation will make things worse or. yummy for some of us! 🙁

        • 4Warnd 4Warnd

          unwelcomed. please – no more of this.

          other than data and analysis, stories must, will, fill in the rest….good, heroic, touching, uplifting, insightful, etc.

          stories of cruelty, may have their place: in hell, of which we ought not descend nor pull, with fervor, up out of it's place.

          but, then, again OBSpeaks: "….not sure mankind will fare so well…" one cannot disagree with that sentiment.

          • clamshellernh clamshellernh

            I can see the connection myself , meds are in our drinking water as we excrete them , heart meds chemo drugs you name it , so the ocean has rads and polution
            It has merit even if it does upset . Time to have lizard skin as it is going to get bad ..
            Hmmm look at the babies born all messed up .. Thicken your skin or you won't survive

        • clamshellernh clamshellernh

          Could be meds too ..look at the aggregator SSRI stories … It's all about news of unusual behavior that can be linked to the medication of the masses … It's very scary . And it's a huge aggregator … Anytime you see a horrible story like this it usually is linked , this one ruins my day .

          • 4Warnd 4Warnd

            me, and my best buddy, [Radar, a.k.a. "Sweetness"] have resolved, in spite and in the face of horror, the tragic, the cruel, to live a day at a time, amid the blessings and the goodness that it brings.

            Otherwise, the grief could overwhelm…..therefore, the resolve, and the grasping of that which we can.

        • name999 name999

          obewan, I cannot watch the link, but the impact on human behavior from the pollutions and toxicity we are mired in shows up in these ways. It is not just cancer, but disturbed minds and actions that also
          increase with the poisoning.

        • name999 name999

          oobewan, I cannot watch but you make an important point about the impact of our poisoning and the disturbed mind that comes from it.

        • Lily Jumper

          I've heard radiation poisoning causes brain damage and psychotic episodes!!!!

  • PragmaticBeliever

    I wonder what kind of tale they´re singing by now. What kind of knowledge are they passing to the entire ONE EArth Ocean…

    Maybe "This has passed before… be patient because we´ll survive and then we´ll tell the tale of the biped mammals who killed themselves".

    I´m a 34 year old grown up man, hitted hard by life and quite strong emotionally… but now I´m crying like a child. I´m quite a disgrace… but I can´t help it, ´cause almost NOBODY (except from our fellow ENEnewers) are paying attention to those beautiful sentient creatures. No one gives a damn about anything today… It can´t be…

    • sayonara kitty sayonara kitty

      pragmatic believer, i am with you in our grief my friend… i sit here in my bathrobe this morning unable to stop the tears. i cry for all the beautiful traditions lost from all races of people. i cry for the babies that suffer and will suffer in the future. i cry for my beautiful pacific that has been such a close and comforting friend throughout my years on the california coast. and after this post, i will pull my self together, spray paint more signs and grab my one friend who "gets it" and will stand on the freeway tonight in my shitty clothes and try to warn one parent to protect their kid from this oncoming nightmare, because my government has shown their true selves as corporate whores and their contempt for people like me. it is all i can do and i dare anyone to get in my way. i once had such a gentle soul, and now i am just pissed.

      • PragmaticBeliever

        Thanks for sharing the feeling SK.

        And seeing that you live on California I feel bad for you (whoever you are) and your relatives, because the west coast has been hitted hard.

        I´m from Argentina, and we´re a-little-less endangered here by Fukushima, and that´s quite hard for people like me because here it´s hard for people (including my friends) to get to grasp what all of you there are (and going to…) suffering.

        My best wishes for you all.

        And btw, I´m quite pissed too. The compassion now has become pure rage. I´m not proud of myself, but I can´t help it…

        • sayonara kitty sayonara kitty

          pragmatic believer, …i am in san diego, one of the most lush and pristine places i've ever lived, being forced to watch it's slow death over the past 3 years, everything slowly turning brown and brittle. so subtle most dont notice it… a grief that never leaves. but what is even worse is the apathy or just plain ignorance from the majority of people here about the situation. they dont have a clue, dont want to have a clue, and view me with a smug certainty that i've "lost it" that i am over reacting, a wacko. it's surreal to say the least. our normal rad net here, (when they actually show us the data,) is between 250 + 350 cpms…
          the graffiti artist banksy was quoted as saying…"i started out wanting to save the world, now i don't think it is really worth it"
          i don't want to become that cynical, but it is a struggle when your surrounded by people more interested in "american idol" or the kardashidan's anal bleaching episode than preserving the beautiful planet they call home. peace to you too. thanks for being here and sharing. :p

  • PurpleRain PurpleRain

    Why are we killing them? Why are we killing them? Why are we killing ourselves and our children and our world! This hurts soooo much.

    • 4Warnd 4Warnd


      There maybe a strain of self annihilation imbedded in our DNA

      ….think of the wave function that is visible in most every measurable phenomena….

      We have risen to the apex of our self-destruction – THAT is an evolutionary accomplishment. One might say.


      Then, again, I have a book on the subject of insects. "I'm a cockroach before this kettle of coal. I was here before you were born…."

      And, I suspect, also here after we are long gone upon this Earth.


    • vicky13 vicky13

      Part of our species are psychopaths PurpleRain. They worship the DOLLAR God, is all they care about.

      HURTS HUGE!!!

      Wish our species would evolve to Type1. We are swamp creatures living in a Type 0 civilization.

      I resent that these ASSHOLES are holding our species back.

      Karma is a harsh mistress for all of us who are starting to evolve.
      Once I shed this "meat suit" I wear in this incarnation,, I have

      "written a note to SELF",

      SELF!!!! NEVER INCARNATE on Earth AGAIN!!!

      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        Type 1 will be able to control all aspects of this planet's function and I am not sure that will bode well for all the other species now being exterminated in unison. Power corrupts, remember..?

        The perfect example is the more intelligent we humans have become, the more severe the damage we have done to our ecosystem and only planet.

        I am not excited or sure that anything will change at Type 1 and in fact it may be devastating for all those that are still left floundering/swimming in all the Nuclear and other pollution aftermath. 🙁

        Sorry for the above picture, but the truth must be dealt with and that is why we are in the mess we are in now. Ignore the truth and find yourself being fried by a Nuclear Technology that has hidden many truths from you. When you have a nation where the general population is consistently drugged just so they can function and then under environmental progress assault 24/7, I think a few faces being bitten/eaten off is very relevant.

        • vicky13 vicky13

          Hi obewan,,

          At least at Type1, we will be smart enough to harness the energy of our sun. If we got smart enough to do that, we should by that time be smart enough to respect all life on this backwater planet.

          I can hope,, LOL!!

  • 76MillionBananas 76MillionBananas

    Kelp! I need somebody,
    Kelp! not just anybody,
    Kelp! you know the Cesium,

    When I was dumber, so much dumber than today,
    I never needed radioactive Kelp in any way.
    I’ve got a Geiger Counter, & I'm not so self assured,
    Now I find, Cesium’s changed my mind, we’ve opened up hell’s doors.

    Kelp me if you can, I'm feeling down;
    And the Pacific’s oceans water turning brown.
    Kelp is radioactive in the back ground,
    Won't you please, please Kelp me?

    The fish and whales have changed in oh so many ways,
    Starfish dissolve and seem to vanish in the haze.
    But reading Forbes makes everything a blur,
    I know we screwed Earth, like we've never done before.

    Kelp me if you can, I'm feeling down
    And I do appreciate you being 'round.
    Kelp me get my feet back on the ground,
    Won't you please, please Kelp me?

  • tbg

    Of course they are trying to talk to us, the same thing has been happening in Puget Sound and along the west coast for the past year or two. I wish just one of these fucktard oceanographers would at least talk about the unprecedented behavior from higher marine life in the Pacific instead of regurgitating the nuclear industries babbling points. "Here's why I think its safe, cesium low, thousands of miles, becquerels in fish aren't even a number… Radiation map is tsunami surge, dilution, airplane ride, bananas….keep eating buying swimming like my job depends on it."

    There you go Chief Swims-a-lot, I just wrote the basis for all your articles for the next twelve months, wrap some fluff words around it and then why don't you go run some tests. Maybe strap up, jump on in and see first hand whats going down in Whaletown, maybe shoot the shit about Burning Gill and then write an article about That…if your a rebel you can even slip a few original thoughts of your own in there.

    • And imagine how desperate they must be to overcome their instincts which are urging them to stay away from us no matter what happens, as humans have proven over and over again to be nothing but hostile towards them and all other species – fauna and flora, simple and complex, tiny and huge – on this planet.

    • Bones Bones

      I wonder if these radionuclides could be creating interference with their natural forms of directional capabilities? Maybe, that is a reason all these animals, not just sea creatures but White Owls here, are traveling in areas not typically associated with them. They could also just be following the food. We have no clue the true state of the ocean ATM. Not like there is a census especially the bottom of the food chain.

      • We Not They Finally

        Actually, according to Chris Busby, the great anti-nuke activist (he didn't do the study himself, but found it "terrifying")there are HUGE piles of dead plant and animal life lining the bottom of the sea by now. It's apparently already measurable that the levels are catastrophic.

  • Nuclear power is DEATH ENERGY, incarnate. It is as close as we can get to bringing in Satan and having that live among us, and supply us with whatever…

    If Satan were in charge, he would say; "Go into the depths of the earth, bring up 'fire' and poisonous brimstone, make it into your alter and worship it. Have it be your energy source, and make that death energy your 'medicine' as well. Use it in weapons and kill all those who disagree with you. Spread this poison all over the Earth, in my name. Charge lots of money for it and get rich.Sell it to everyone you can, and spread it over the Earth, which is MY dominion. Use lies to sell it and deceive people to keep it in place.

    • tinfoiled tinfoiled

      "If Satan were in charge…"
      If there is any truth to the rumors that the Elite of the world are devil worshippers, what you say is in fact, a reality already. :{

    • many moons

      If Nuclear power is Satan (I agree it is) why have NO religious figures manifested their opinions about nuclear.

      Every religious figure has a ready response for the cruelty they see in capital punishment, abortion, the wrongfulness of same sex couples but where the hell is their commentary on the people who suffer from nuclear contamination…the horrible birth defects it creates???

      "Not a word was spoken the church bells all were broken…"

    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

      "If Satan were in charge" ?

      Pretty sure he is in charge :(, has been in charge 🙁 and is now everywhere around us and his preferred fire is the Nuclear Fire of Death creating/promoting various diseases and cancer mutations! 🙁

      Scream and then run like hell! 🙂

      • We Not They Finally

        Always remember Al Pacino' line in "The Devil's Advocate." He said that the devil works so well because "they never see you coming." Radioactivity — the silent, invisible, tasteless, odorless killers — is really pretty demonic. And is the natural choice of sociopaths.

      • Lethe

        Appearances are deceiving. Wait till Mr. Apocalypse uses his stick to pull down the curtain. Even Satanists are in the service of the One, although they don't know it. And how many popes came from the tribal bloodline pretending to be Catholic?

  • Agreed 76

    We have opened Hells doors and Pandora's boxes. We are letting the evil in to dwell amongst us, willingly.

    The power of choice is important.

    We must be careful what we choose. Even small choices can have a HUGE impact.

  • 4Warnd 4Warnd


    says it all, in metaphor, so succinctly: "If Satan were in charge…"

    • 4Warnd 4Warnd

      err: Dr. Good Heart. regrets.

    • many moons

      If Satan is in charge, in my opinion he is and Nuclear=Hell, then why haven't the religious figures piped up with their opinions. They are always at the ready to see suffering in capital punishment, abortion, but what about the horrors of the birth defects caused by radiation????

      Where are the great leaders, religious leaders, where do they stand with the suffering caused by nuclear contamination????

      "Not a word was spoken, the church bells all were broken…"

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        Nuclear weapons: a crime against God and humanity
        | Aug. 5, 2013

        84-Year-Old Nuclear Activist Nun Sentenced to Jail Time
        By Associated Press
        02/19/2014 at 06:00 PM EST


        Anti-nuclear nun, Dr. Rosalie Bertell, a Grey Nun for half a century, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of radiationhttp://www.ratical.org/radiation/RBanNun.html


      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        Christian Ethics and Nuclear Power
        “Christian ethics has as its frame of reference Jesus’ idea of God. God is creator of heaven and earth, a loving God concerned about human beings — the children of God who are of infinite worth in his sight. We must reverence all of his creation: humanity as well as the earth. The psalmist sang: ‘The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof.’ Nearly 500 years ago Martin Luther questioned the distinction between the sacred and the secular: all life is sacred. And long before Luther, the creeds of Christendom spoke of God as ‘maker of all things visible and invisible.’
        “From this perspective, Christian ethics has a great deal to say about nuclear power — its potential to destroy life and to poison the earth. Christians often use the word ‘stewardship,’ but most often in a narrow sense, in connection with the practice of tithing one’s worldly goods. True Christian stewardship embraces the larger meaning found in the ancient creeds: all of life, ‘the world and they that dwell therein.’

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        Book compiles Christian pastors' anti-nuclear power views
        “…The book, published by Shinkyo Publishing Co. of Tokyo, is titled "Genpatsu to kirisutokyo" (Nuclear plants and Christianity).
        “The book is made up of two parts. The first part contains the accounts of Christian believers who have continued with activities to push for the shift from nuclear energy throughout Japan.
        “One such individual is the Rev. Hiroki Nonaka of the Tosu Church in Saga Prefecture. He wrote about his experience participating in a movement opposed to having a pluthermal generation project at the Genkai nuclear power plant….”

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        Mobilizing Against Nuclear Energy
        A Comparison of Germany and the United States
        Christian Joppke
        “In the past two decades young people, environmentalists, church activists, leftists, and others have mobilized against nuclear energy. Anti-nuclear protest has been especially widespread and vocal in Western Europe and the United States. In this lucid, richly documented book, Christian Joppke compares the rise and fall of these protest movements in Germany and the United States, illuminating the relationship between national political structures and collective action. He analyzes existing approaches to the study of social movements and suggests an insightful new paradigm for research in this area. Joppke proposes a political process perspective that focuses on the interrelationship between the state and social movements, a model that takes into account a variety of forces, including differential state structures, political cultures, movement organizations, and temporal and contextual factors.

        “This is an invaluable work for anyone studying the dynamics of social movements around the world….”

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        A Christian Ethics consideration on Nuclear Energy
        “Based on ethical, ecological, and economics considerations, the writers conclude that it is not acceptable to consider nuclear energy as part of national’s energy mix, especially for developing countries, because of many reasons, including: radiation risks of radioactive waste, the capital-intensive development cost of a NPP which may cause heavy foreign loan to that nation, and also the risks of contamination of water and environment during uranium mining and spent fuel storage. Because of the above mentioned reasons, Christian people and common people should suggest to their governments to push forward the use of renewable energies especially WWS. For the short term, coal and natural gas can be considered as a temporary alternative. … ‘

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        Religious groups join forces against nuclear power use

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        A Crime Against God and Humanity
        Religious leaders condemn nuclear weapons.
        “SPIRITUAL AND religious leaders have long condemned the inhumanness of nuclear weapons. In 1983, the World Council of Churches, a fellowship of 347 denominations from virtually all Christian traditions in more than 120 countries, rejected the doctrine of nuclear deterrence and unequivocally declared: ‘That the production and deployment as well as the use of nuclear weapons are a crime against humanity and that such activities must be condemned on ethical and theological grounds.’…"

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        Yes, you can open the door to a nuclear-weapons-free future!

  • humptydumpty humptydumpty

    Is this like the severe ringing in my ears and dizziness that never before happened to me? My neighbor also recently has had tinnitus. Something is affecting these creatures and many others in the Pacific, and it will soon be upon us humans in a big way.

    • GQR2

      oddly HD as it does not happen to me either, my ears heard a high tone for a brief few seconds that the person sitting next to me did not. It was almost a whistle. The insanity and outright cruelty of underwater drones,all the pulses required to operate them is likely very harmful to them as well. Their welfare was not and is never figured into the insane military weapons complex. no respect for life.

      • name999 name999

        GQ, I have noticed that also…then just vanixhes…could be many things but not from the natural world.

    • sayonara kitty sayonara kitty

      i hear it too.

    • We Not They Finally

      Sometimes the mineral MANGANESE works to alleviate tinnitus. With radiation, all the various radionuclides seem to affect different systems of the body, and many supplant specific MINERALS: like strontium for calcium and cesium for potassium. But there seem to be a huge range of radioactive particles out there and we oftentimes haven't a clue what we are being bombarded with specifically or the antidote.

      Manganese may not work — just suggesting it because it is cheap and you'll know in a few days if it helps.

      We have sea kelp from early on and from the East Coast so at least we feel safe taking it as a mineral supplement. Anti-oxidants are needed too. But minerals can really help in warding off some of this stuff.

      • clamshellernh clamshellernh

        Atlantic seaweed has had cesium 154 in it since 2012 , I have the paperwork on it from the largest sea vegetable company . Posted it here last year .

      • clamshellernh clamshellernh

        Broccoli works too , have that study too

  • Sol Man

    There are no words of regret or apology from any of the human species that can make up for the misery and death that some have caused the rest of creation.

  • http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Troubled+waters+Nuclear+radiation+found+pose+health+concerns/9606269/story.html#ixzz2voeXmBp1
    it sure is a "tell" when the website does not allow comments.
    everyday this goes on they will dig in more to the lies already out there, befuddled scientists and no immediate threat bylines for all time.
    if there is a reason to fight it is only so i may attend funerals for those worthy of my urine.

    • Lethe

      Last time I looked, there are 128 comments on that article.

      • rogerthat

        Yup, trolls to the left of us, trolls to the right, there's a bloody army of them out there, Into the valley of death we go. People everywhere are being killed by their leaders.

        • rogerthat

          … it's worth reading the comments on the vancouver sun story. Watch the busy little nuke industry bees at work sowing lies and confusion. Wake up, Vancouver, wake up Canada.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      I think there is a dead jackalope in that beach picture. Lower left. Are those fresh antlers on that rabbit? Sleepy bomb. I'm out.

  • Nick

    Human Intelligence.


  • Ana Ana

    Horrifying, sicking, and words fail. I listened to Science Friday on NPR this morning. They had a talking head on who is an electrical engineer (wtf? an electrical engineer talking about nuc stuff??) saying all the nuc puke lies including don't be scared of all those maps showing radiation in the ocean coming this way, its all diluted and "well within the safety range". I thought I would lose my mind. Even NPR is doing the okey dokey move along nothing to see here. No wonder we are looking at this animal behavior as if it was just a cute circus act, there for our filming and YouTube entertainment.
    Ana in Sacramento

    • bo bo

      @Ana – 'Even' NPR ….? NPR has been the propaganda machine for nuclear industry for some time now….Do you know that they reported that the biggest damage on health to people in Fukushima has been mostly psychological / psychosomatic ? Science Friday has been one of the worst. Be aware that Ira Flatow, the creator of the show, has his name listed as an 'in-house Scientist' for Westinghouse.

    • Capt. Nemo Capt. Nemo

      NPR is essentially therapeutic news for upper middle class America. Most of the voices are designed to propitiate grade schoolers who have lost something or want to go home. It is feel good news if you like.

      Go to NPR for quality spin on even the most horrifying news. Or for the best in fake facts.

      Donate a used car to the local chapter.
      Win a trip to Fukushima for two.

      Say when do they build the luxury hotel and conference center for world scientific conferences? Ideal place. Bask in the freshest ionizing radiation on the planet. Scientists will love the service.

      Yes, Science Friday with Ira Play Dough.

      • bo bo

        Ahahaha….Ira Playdough… like that, Capt.

        Nuclear Propaganda Radio promises to tickle your 'intellectual' curiosities to death – with the added bonus : you get to congratulate yourself along the way: 'I'm not addicted to the boob toob!'

        Sorry Ana, the snark/sarc is not targeted towards you.
        Just a public service announcement. 🙁

      • name999 name999

        NPR has gotten much worse over the last few years…they were once a beacon of reporting and did an excellent job but not anymore.

      • unincredulous unincredulous

        Lake woe begone. Good stuff. three eyed fish and all.

        • bo bo

          Lake Brain-be-gone…Prarie Home Companion should tour towns like Carlsbad NM and Richland, WA ( Hanford ) next. Push the envelope.

  • alasanon

    How many of you commenters live on the West Coast? What are you doing? Are you evacuating?…

  • cooterboy

    Other than Fukushima radiation which is a factor you might want to look at covert operations of the Navy and the new sonar hell that they have imposed on all creatures of the oceans. The navy doesn't care about the creatures of the sea unless they get caught at their destructive practices and in the following link they know there is not escaping objective evidence. We know nothing about their NEW sonar capabilities nor the science behind it. The navy is willing to sacrifice any and all creatures of this planet in the name of national defense, even humans, as long as they don't get caught.



  • Ontological Ontological

    Whales leaping out of the water only to try and cry their pain. We Humans emit GAH and continue to poison their rain.

  • GQR2

    Deadly us Naval Military Sonar kills whales.

  • bf9 bf9

    If anybody likes (or can stand) heavier music, Gojira is a French metal band that is extremely outspoken about ocean/environmental destruction, and have been for some time. Their music is awesome for those that can stomach metal…lol.

    This one goes out to our aquatic friends…as I have no words today, only anger and disgust.

    Gojira- "Flying Whales"

    • bf9 bf9

      Lyrics (and how unfortunately synonymous with our present day):
      Water of chaos
      Have invaded all space
      The flood on earth again
      I have to find the whales
      That once did guides us
      To dry lands of life
      I won't despair
      I'll break this dark all around

      Under the heavy sea
      I'll search the flight of whales

      Beneath the seas I searched
      And had a different view
      Of us on earth
      The sinking ship of men
      But it's beyond the stars
      I found the place
      Where they were
      And they finally came to light

      Over the winds
      They dwell in light
      Like the arrow in the sky
      I found myself on higher grounds
      From up here
      For I see them in flight

      Now I can see the whales
      Looming out of the dark
      Like arrows in the sky
      I can't believe my eyes
      But it's true

      Huge tunnel ends in light
      Like banks of clouds they gather
      See massive shape of flesh
      Swimming giants in the clear
      The mightiest comes to me
      I'm on the wing, wide open
      They teach me how to fly
      Slowly moving in the air

      So much told with no words at all
      Powerful presence for only speech

      Over the winds
      They dwell in light

  • chevvvy chev

    The case against nuclear power
    before and after three mile island.
    by John W Grofman PhD. M.D.

    extremely good read, in fact essential reading for anyone who hasnt
    read it yet.

    complete book here. http://www.ratical.org/radiation/CNR/PP/index.html#TOC 🙂

  • shamwow shamwow

    “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” Buddha quote.

    The truth is emerging. Pity on all those that are suffering. What have we done?

  • Tiza Tiza

    The animals teach us. Yahweh gave the animals to us to teach us about his kingdom (i.e., learning earthly things to teach heavenly things), but to teach us about ourselves, and they must be a huge warning system to teach us that something just isn't right as well. I think they are trying to tell us from their way of telling us, the bit of intelligence that Yahweh gave them, that we are in trouble in a big way. Plus they may be as well.

  • RonM RonM

    If only we could communicate with these endangered creatures and explain to them that they won't be harmed if they just smile!

    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

    The plastic surgery business is gonna boom when people by the millions all race to the surgeon's office for a permanent smile procedure!

    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

    maybe we could catch some of these giant whale dolphins tranquilize them and have a veterinarian perform plastic surgery and give them permanent smiles then they wouldn't be endangered anymore, we could put capture and put smiles on any species that becomes endangered and we can save the world and everyone and everything can be smiling!

    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  • glass door glass door

    Really good, fast-moving interview and Enenews is mentioned @ 5:50

    **Fukushima Three Years Later: Myths & Misconceptions**


  • Lily Jumper

    In Reply to RonM
    Yes if only, and if only people were more serious about how dangerous and detrimental to human life this situation is.On the 3yr anniversary of FUKUSHIMA in Edmonton Alberta Canada all of 2 people were out demonstrating and spreading the word. In a city of over a 1000000 people all of 2(my Sister&I) were out all day, big yellow signes,yelling till her voice was hoarse and arms falling off! Hell we were even kicked out of the legislature building in Edmonton for wearing the nuclear emblem on a face kerchief! Don't think the security guard made the connection got his panties in a knot! We found it to be quite funny actually.
    All in all we felt we started to do our part, handed out 100 handouts with all the good info, yelled more that wasn't on the handout and by far the highlight of the day was when the children getting on the school bus asked what we were doing and when the teacher took the information handout the children lined up and took then too! PRICELESS As I said to the teachers Teach the children
    Was a MLA from Medicine Hat I tried to give handout to but he said he was aware and why the government keeps truth secret is and I will quote him with my sister as my witness as to his words, "To keep people from rioting." So now would be a wonderful time for IF ONLY!! God Bless Peace n All

    • rogerthat

      Hi Lily,
      In times like these, Bob Marley and Peter Tosh are a tonic:

      Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights
      Get up, stand up, don't give up the fight

    • tinfoiled tinfoiled

      Way to go Lily! 🙂

      I have a feeling if you had done that in the US you might have been tasered, handcuffed, beaten with a club, tossed in a cell and labelled a "conspiracy nut-job" or the ever familiar "terrorist".

      I'm not sure of what the political situation is in Canada, but the US has one of those 'lists' you can end up on.

  • Sol Man

    It is not what people think that should move them to do this or that, but it is the way that we feel, the connection of the Heart that must move us in our lives. We must honor that connection.

    I feel that most everyone that comments here att Enenews is aware of that connection.

    And, of course, corporations have no heart.

  • sayonara kitty sayonara kitty

    i feel a real sense of urgency having lived downwind of TMI when that melted, and downwind of SONGS for the past 25 years. i also have traveled extensively by plane over the years… i overdose with vitamin c everyday and take bookoo vitamins and supliments. i can be happy on very little, i'll find someway to get south, equador looks like a great place.

  • Nick

    "Federal agencies are not sampling at the beach. "

    There should be detailed computer maps of the oceans and waters streamed in real-time on public websites 24/7.

    We do it with weather.

    We do it with markets.

    Radiation? Hah!

    Say again, why it is so secret?

    Are we really too stupid of an animal to HIDE death from others?


  • Socrates

    Beware the Ides!

    Whales seem to realize that the arboreal creatures climbed down from the trees and started a nuclear fire in the oceans. Their only chance is that the land-monkeys can fix it. Too bad they broke it but cannot fix it.

    Near Chernobyl, old, dead logs do not rot in the forest because low levels of radiation kills the bacteria and fungi. Just imagine what has happened to our oceans. One years ago, only a billion land monkeys inhabited the earth. Now we have seven billion.

    Bill Maher on Realtime last night had a guest who spoke of the taboo of any discussion of limiting population growth, even among environmentalists. Well, at the risk of offending fundamentalists – quit having children randomly – give the whales break.

    Educated women have fewer children. Fact. So let's educate them already.

    Peace to all.

    • Socrates

      Should have read: One hundred years ago…. there were only a billion land monkeys (humans).

      That fly-over land you see is corn fields.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose


    Scientists expect traces of Fukushima radiation on West Coast soon


  • Sol Man

    Do you FEEL the lie?

  • luzbel luzbel

    Hello everybody!
    Although new in the forum, I've been following you for one year or so.
    As I am seaman and sailing along for 42 years across the 5 oceans and the 5 continents, including the Antarctica, I think I could asses you if required, in meteo o oceanographic topics, at least.
    I survived three hurricanes, and the last one was north off Hawaii while approaching Vancouver coming across the Pacific from Hobart, Tasmania.
    Also Called at Seattle, Portland, Port Everett and San Diego.
    What I mean is that I really feel the world as my oyster and very concerned about what's going out with Fuk-U-shima, as some of you call it and the West Coast.
    I am spreading your voice here in Spain, because I feel you as brothers and sisters, so I call the humans who are awake enough to "see" and open hearts to "understand" we are all the same old f. race in just one beautiful, awesome planet… that we are wasting.
    Thanks to you all for the job you are doing here.
    Salud y Amor

  • luzbel luzbel

    Thanks, zogerke and ChasAha. But the last one writes a very good spanish. Your ancestors, maybe?
    I love your avatar. I tried to upload my picture of a dolphin riding a bow, because I've been studying and swimming and playing with pilot whales in South Tenerife. Second world's whale watching place.
    Also swimming with Sperm whales and dolphins.
    From Pilot whales, calderones in Spanish, I learnt that a higher level of evolution can be achieved as they live in a much better type of society than us. They do deserve indeed, to be called "humans" in the best sense of that word. A lot more than us for sure. Of course there are plenty "humans" among us, thanks to them is still hope for human race but majority are blind of their real nature yet. This is why I love people like you.
    One thing about the subject. According to my own experience, the false killer whales are quite rare, but the truth is that I never spotted them inshore or nearby coastal waters.
    Salud y Amor

  • luzbel luzbel

    I got an anecdote about them pseudorca crassidens.
    When I was sailing in a tiny sailing boat, 35 foot, between the Canaries and SW Spain and into the trade winds, very exhaustive by the way, I was resting below deck during night watch in a quarter moonlight when I felt suddenly scared by very loud and high frequency sounds. I came out in panic to see in that silver glowing night that I was surrounded by a large pod of these false killer whales which followed me for a minute almost touching the hull.
    They were so noisy that I thought for a moment, they were warning me about something. Quite a few times, strange and odd coincidences happened in my life, this was one of them. Paying careful attention to the bow and few seconds later a huge whale, rorcual probably, breached crossing the bow only few meters ahead.
    I had to alter the course fast to avoid imminent collision. Seconds later, all of them have disappeared. In my opinion, those false killer whales were escorting the big one and probably warning me out about the chance of collision.
    Salud y Amor.

    • GQR2

      welcome luzbel , glad you're around thx for posting
      looking forward to your input here 🙂
      When approx did the incident you experienced with these loud whales take place? How far out to sea did this occur? i'm just curious and am sure you have many great anecdotes which i look forward too! Stories from sailing cannot be beat. First hand witness.

      • luzbel luzbel

        Thanks, GQR2.
        As I said before, that happened midway between the Canaries and Southwest Spain. Probably around 100 n. miles off Essaouira in the coast of Morocco. That happened in 1984.
        Salud y Amor, hermano.