Right whales off Provincetown, Cape Cod. Photo: R. Moir

Why Trump Will Be More Culpable for the Extinction of Right Whales than is Climate Change

Alone on deck, they thought I was having an epileptic attack as I gesticulated and babbled at the sea’s surface with an enormous slick circular patch where the right whale’s back like a sandbar had once been. The whale had grabbed my attention with a big exhalation right beside the ship, blown my mind with the humongous immensity of a…