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Whales’ return

10 Feb
Humpback whale, location unspecified - NOAA photo

Humpback whale, location unspecified - NOAA photo

A day or two before the dream I tell below, I read the previous Sunday’s New York Daily News (1/30/11) and tore out an article titled “Recovery is no fluke:  Great whales back in seas near N.Y.C.” (pp. 14–15; the online version has a different title). This at the mouth of the Hudson River, which only a couple of decades ago was so polluted that a scuba-diving friend told me, “Stepping into the Hudson is like stepping into chocolate pudding.” Continue reading