Thursday, 13 December 2012

News from Dec-13 2012

SPOTTED: Paddleboarder seen just feet away from whale
WECT-TV6-7 minutes ago
You can see paddleboarder Chris Hill just about ten feet away from a whale. Young said he was in the area snapping photos when he saw the whale approach

Humpback whale rescue efforts halted hours ago
Marine wildlife experts on Thursday abandoned their efforts to rescue a humpback whale which had become stranded on a sandbank in the Wadden Sea.

Fin whale spotted off coast of Dana Point
OCRegister-17 hours ago
Fin whale seen during Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari in Dana Point, CA on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2012. Used by permission. MARK TYSON, CAPTAIN

Wind Energy Industry Agrees to Protect Endangered Whale
StateImpact Pennsylvania-21 hours ago
A new offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea near Zingst, Germany. The Baltic 1 is Germany's first offshore wind farm, and began generating electricity in May

Humpback whale sighting confirmed
Jacksonville Daily News-19 hours ago
A humpback whale sighting was confirmed off the coast locally as recently as Sunday, when Chris Hill spied the giant mammal roughly 100 yards past the Surf

What do you offer a beluga whale for dinner?
The Province-9 hours ago
A federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans survey last summer in the Beaufort Sea came across some interesting findings about the eating habits of beluga

Dolphin hearing system component found in insects
Science Codex-1 hour ago
A hearing system component thought to be unique in toothed whales like dolphins has been discovered in insects,

Dead dolphin sends warning bells for summer
Wauchope Gazette-19 hours ago
SHARKS have been having an impact at North Haven recently, with a sighting of three in the river and a mauled dolphin washing up dead on the beach.

6 dead dolphins recently found washed ashore
KHOU-12 hours ago
HOUSTON – A concerned viewer sent in photos of the bodies of dolphins that washed ashore in Galveston. The beach patrol said it found six dead dolphins this

Court rules orca Morgan's removal to Spain was not unlawful
Bignews Portugal-17 minutes ago
The removal of the orca Morgan to an amusement park on Tenerife was not unlawful, judges in Amsterdam said on Thursday. An organisation of marine wildlife


The dolphins "family group" sea stunning South Australia
Dahua Wang - 15 hours ago
Good ecological environment (Reporter Chen Xiaomin) South Australian waters continue to be the wonderful sea of. The past two days, there are a group of dolphins appeared in the waters of South Australia witnessed dolphins islanders and visitors marvel "very lucky


Judged between dolphins dying
Tend newspapers - 3 hours ago
He was sentenced to four large dolphins in Southern suffers from severe performance against illegal trapping. appellate court "must release". Do

Fishing hooks to sacrifice 27-year-old dolphin - Chosun Ilbo Multimedia / Photo
The Chosun Ilbo - 15 hours ago
Inspect the body of a dolphin , researchers announced the findings dolphins dead seems to be the reason for the 'fish hooks' ... sorry to give the sacrifice the people abandoned fish hooks dolphin .

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

News from Dec-12 2012

Lots of news today guys!

Right whale mother-and-calf pairs spotted off Fla
San Francisco Chronicle-4 hours ago
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials say they've spotted the first mothers and calves of the right whale calving season. Right whales are an

Stranded Humpback Whale Struggles to Free Itself
ABC News-3 hours ago
Rescuers say a humpback whale has stranded on a sandbank near the northern Dutch coast and is trying to free itself as the tide rises. Henriette de Waal,

Sperm Whale body washed up on Waitpinga Cliffs
Victor Harbor Times-4 hours ago
WAITPINGA - The dead adult sperm whale washed up on the shore at Waitpinga last month is bound to be studied by SA Museum staff

Digha trawlers net endangered whale
Times of India-17 hours ago
DIGHA: A sei whale, an endangered species, was dragged to the Digha shore by trawlers and suffocated to death on the beach on Tuesday morning.

Illness that killed beached whale remains mystery Kate Elizabeth Queram-18 hours ago
A dead whale believed to be a pygmy sperm whale washed back up on Bald Head Island Monday morning. Photo courtesy of Bald Head Island Conservancy

Whale Cocktail: Just Say Noooooo! hours ago
The ban on whale meat and meat products throughout Europe (with limited exceptions in Greenland and Denmark), is having an effect on businesses

Close Encounter with the Gray Whales of Magdalena Bay, Mexico
About - News & Issues-by Linda Garrison-4 hours ago
Sometimes my travel timing works out perfectly! I had one of my most memorable wildlife interactions ever while on a Sea of Cortez cruise on the American

Second whaling commission director sentenced
Anchorage Daily News-16 hours ago
The second of two former Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission executive directors to admit to misusing commission funds was sentenced Monday to six months

Fishing line kills dolphin found in Venice Inlet
Northwest News and Tribune-8 minutes ago
The dolphin was found with fishing line trailing from her mouth to a hook ... The death of a "relatively young" bottlenose dolphin found Saturday in Venice Inlet

PETA Files Complaint Over Injured Dolphin at SeaWorld
Opposing Views-13 hours ago
Does this sound like déjà vu to you? A weekend visitor to SeaWorld in San Antonio has sent PETA disturbing photographs of a dolphin who appears to be .

Op-Ed: Brutal drive at Taiji Cove sees striped dolphins dragged to ... hours ago
Taiji - An horrific scene played out in Taiji, Japan last night as 55-65 striped dolphins were driven into the Cove and slaughtered. Stressed dolphins threw

Two Dead Dolphins Found in Malibu - Malibu, CA Patch hours ago
Just a week after a 35-foot Fin whale washed ashore in Malibu, two dolphins ... The Long-Beaked common dolphin had been dead for quite a while, she said

Op-Ed: Call to action issued for 100 bottlenose held in Taiji Cove hour ago
With a glut of striped dolphin meat already flooding the shelves in Taiji ... This time they hit on the money dolphins and they refused to miss out on a dime.

Heck of a project begins
Marlborough Express-16 hours ago
The world's smallest marine dolphin, the Hector's, will be the subject of phase ... a catalogue of recognisable individual Hector's dolphin

Forever blowing bubbles: Playful dolphins show off their unusual ...
Daily Mail-4 hours ago
He said: 'Dolphins are very complex and social animals, they like to play alone, with other dolphins or indeed with whatever appears between their fins.

China development threatening wildlife - WWF
Independent Online-9 hours ago
Beijing - From tigers to dolphins, animal populations in many of China's ecosystems have plummeted under decades of development and urbanisation, a World

Endangered or not, RWS dolphins' welfare a concern
TODAYonline-20 hours ago
Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) acquired its dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) despite information stating that the trade in these dolphins might be detrimental

Tropical spot dolphins appeared Hejie fishing port
Penghu Times - 11 hours ago
The Security Inspection WASHINGTON) Hejie at 14:00 yesterday informed the fishing port of Hejie found a Dolphins (Figure), tropical spot dolphins go by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Bureau staff View ; stable condition of the dolphins and off the coast of storms strong

Torchlight for deceased dolphins in Bruges hours ago
The Association of Friends of Dolphins Saturday just want to dwell on the sad deaths that Boudewijnpark recent years ravaged.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

News from Dec-11 2012

Anti-whaling activists unveil latest ship, bought from Japan
Chicago Tribune-2 hours ago
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Anti-whaling activists unveiled on Tuesday their latest weapon against Japanese whalers in the frigid Southern Ocean, a $2 million ship

Number of stranded Lowcountry pilot whales holds to three
The State-10 hours ago
The short-finned pilot whale that beached itself Thursday in the Fripp Inlet, between the Hunting Island pier and the bridge to Fripp Island, was one of three found

South Korea abandons whaling plans
WWF-UK-1 hour ago
Great news. South Korea has dropped its controversial plans to resume 'scientific' whaling – after worldwide condemnation and petitioning

USCB students aid in necropsies of stranded dolphin, whales
Hilton Head Island Packet-13 hours ago
Three University of South Carolina Beaufort biology students have helped respond to three strandings in the past two weeks -- one dolphin and two pilot whales

Dolphins Teach Dogs How To Surf And Enjoy The Waves
The Inquisitr-by Wolff Bachner-14 hours ago
Earlier today we shared the wonderful story of the trio of SPCA dogs in New Zealand who are being taught to drive a car.

Survey finding rapid decline in Yangtze porpoise hours ago
AN endangered porpoise appears to be declining quickly in the Yangtze River, according to partial results of an ongoing scientific survey. The numbers of the ...

Dolphin showing distress seen off Davis Neck
Gloucester Daily Times-13 hours ago
... on a description of a long beak and relatively small forehead on the animal, aquarium officials determined it was in fact a dolphin, not a harbor porpoise.

DutchPregnant porpoises fight for their lives
De Stentor-6 hours ago
HARDERWIJK - Foundation SOS Dolphin in Harderwijk currently takes care of two pregnant porpoises recently on Dutch beaches - The porpoises are Renske & Desiree.

Dolphin gives the dead coast
Morning Post - 15 hours ago
Dolphin killed gives the coast. The Maritime Police Douro rescued a dolphin killed yesterday afternoon, the sandy beach of Foz, Porto

Monday, 10 December 2012

News from Dec-10 2012

Malibu residents hire private tugboat to remove rotting whale from ... (blog)-13 minutes ago
By NBC News staff. Fed up with the stench of a decaying whale carcass that washed up on a Malibu beach -- and with the inaction of government officials

Whale preservation urged at New Bedford meeting - News - Boston ... hours ago
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Whale experts say shipping speed limits credited with preserving what's left of the small North Atlantic right whale population

Public Support For Japan's Whaling Industry Waning
Bahamas Tribune-1 hour ago
THE policy of the Japanese government to slaughter thousands of whales every year in the name of “science”, suffered two major blows in recent weeks.

Dead beached whale returns to Bald Head Island Kate Elizabeth Queram-26 minutes ago
A dead whale believed to be a pygmy sperm whale washed back up on Bald Head Island on Monday morning. Photo courtesy of Bald Head Island Conservancy

Activists want prompt end to dolphin attractions
Jakarta Post-14 hours ago
Activists from the Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) staged a fierce protest calling on Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika to immediately stop dolphin

RWS' top man defends dolphin plan
AsiaOne-19 hours ago
SINGAPORE - RESORTS World Sentosa's (RWS) head honcho defended its decision to havedolphins at its marine park,

Dolphin bites tourists at park
Practical Fishkeeping-3 hours ago
The incident happened at Dolphin Park in Isla Mujeres, near Cancun. The trainer told the tourists to splash the water and the dolphins would splash back at them

Close encounters as dolphins spend day in Otago Harbour
Otago Daily Times-14 minutes ago
Fishing was the last thing on kayaker Paul Hannah's mind when he realised he was accompanied by a pod of bottlenose dolphins in Otago Harbour yesterday

Dr. Visser says park suing her over report submitted in court Special hours ago
Amsterdam - Two days before presenting a comprehensive report on the condition of orca Morgan in an Amsterdam court case, scientist Dr. Ingrid Visser

Call for protection of finless porpoise[1]|
China Daily-14 hours ago
HEFEI - Experts involved in a scientific survey said China's finless porpoise population has dropped significantly in the past few years


[10 NEWS] Seoul Zoo selection come dolphins 'my stone' radiation
Tend newspapers - 20 minutes ago
Seoul Zoo 10 News' selection turned the attention of the citizens coming year, the Seoul Zoo, announced yesterday.

Saturday, 8 December 2012

News from Dec-08 2012

Humpback, Fin Whales Moving East Along Cork Coast Says IWDG
Afloat-6 hours ago
#MarineWildlife - The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) reports of another "frenzy of activity" while on a whale research cruise off West Cork this week.

Rotting whale in Malibu likely left to nature
USA TODAY-13 minutes ago
1:26PM EST December 8. 2012 - MALIBU, California (AP) — No government agency is taking action to remove the decaying carcass of a whale on a California .
Salmon farming not affecting orcas' health: report
CTV News-4 hours ago
VANCOUVER -- Don't blame salmon fishermen for the plight of some endangered killer whales off the Pacific coast, says a newly released report.

North Atlantic right whales subject of Mass. forum
WLNE-TV (ABC6)-5 hours ago
The discussion will mark the one-year countdown to the expiration of the Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Rule.

South Korea abandons 'scientific' whaling plans | surfbirds
Surfbirds News (blog)-10 hours ago
Greenpeace confirmed on Tuesday that the government of South Korea has abandoned its plans to begin a 'scientific' whaling operation, a significant step

Op-Ed: Captive cetacean attacks — How common are they? hours ago
In 2003, the investigative report: Biting the Hand that Feeds was released jointly by Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) and The Humane Society

Dolphin rescued at Marina dies
Deccan Chronicle-15 hours ago
Chennai: A day after DC reported about the ordeal faced by a dolphin ... The dolphin, released into the sea by fishermen at Marina got stranded again


Shantou university students in South Australia found dolphins dead bodies (Figure)
The Han Feng networks - 13 hours ago
Shantou University child found in dolphin corpses

Rescued dolphin wounded off the coast of Peru
BBC News - 15 hours ago
Marine biologists conducting a research project on the coast of Peru, freed a dolphin fishing net that had partially


Odessa washed ashore a mysterious dolphin ?
IP "Pro-News" - 20 minutes ago
The animal's body was found near the water. Found him people believe that it issued to the bank by the storm.

Parque da Lagoa do Peixe faces problems with irregular fishing ... - 8 hours ago
... gaucho 20 years ago, found in the park a dolphin Bottle Nose, aka Dolphin Bar, killed by suffocation in a fishing net.

French:About the death of dolphins in Switzerland ... - 7 hours ago
Roby Gasser, the owner of Park Conny-Land (Switzerland) is satisfied that the death of two dolphins , in November 2011, was not an accident

Friday, 7 December 2012

News from Dec-07 2012

A killer spectacle near Barrow Island
Pilbara Echo-11 hours ago
Killer Whales or Orcas are from the same family as dolphins, yet North West resident ... Marcus said the Killer Whales began chasing the dolphin about 10 miles

40000-pound whale carcass decomposing near Malibu beach homes (blog)-2 hours ago
A 40,000-pound whale likely killed by a ship was decomposing near the Malibu beach homes of Hollywood celebrities on Thursday, as officials tried to figure out

Officials expect to find more stranded whales in the lowcountry ...
WMBF-4 hours ago
A whale died Thursday after being stranded on the shore in Fripp Inlet near the Nature Center at Hunting Island State Park. Now, there are several other whales

Beached whale dies in Spain
Times of Malta-10 hours ago
A 16.6 metre-long whale has died in the northern Spanish city of San Sebastian after being washed up on La Concha beach. Members of Ambar

Dead whale washes up at Crowdy
Manning River Times-11 hours ago
Wikipedia says: "The minke whales are the second smallest baleen whale; only the pygmy rightwhale is smaller

Close Encounter of a Killer Whale Kind in Dana Point hours ago
Four killer whales appeared to be more than curious on Monday when they decided ... Alisa Schulman Janiger, a killer whale expert, sent the below statement

Six New Marine Sites Chosen for Conservation
Afloat-35 minutes ago
Last week the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) expressed concern over the potential impact of the 2D seismic survey at Dalkey Island on harbour

Bottlenose dolphins 'not endangered': Genting Group chairman
TODAYonline-2 hours ago
SINGAPORE - It was a question he said he had hoped to avoid. But with controversy swirling continuing over Resorts World Sentosa's import of wild-caught

"Begging" dolphins at risk
ScienceAlert-13 hours ago
Researchers found that dolphins that "beg" for food are at greater risk of entanglement and boat strikes.This may have a negative impact in the dolphin .

Flipper furore: Dolphin lands ashore
The Hindu-21 hours ago
At around 11 a.m., a dolphin washed ashore, stunning locals, who, because the sea was unusually rough, had not gone on their usual fishing expeditions.

Help end the slaughter
Daily Comet-5 hours ago
Six dolphins were recently washed up onto the Gulf Coast shore either badly injured ... Last week, two more dolphin deaths occurred off the coast of Mississippi.

Dolphin Watch Dolphin does crazy Christmas maypole behavior
Tampa Bay Newspapers-5 Dec 2012
This year's gift was a lengthy demonstration of the rarest bottlenose dolphin ... I nabbed a picture as mother dolphin P dashed away with her 16-month-old calf


Choritsu of Taiji = false killer whale baby food to get the Hokke of whale museum
Asahi Shimbun - seventeen hours ago
Mother was captured off the coast of the town last October whale is male who gave birth in June.Consume about 6 kg per day of mackerel "baby food", but not the lower teeth in Atka mackerel also still breastfeeding, as early as 220 cm in length

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

News from Dec-05 2012

South Korea Drops Whaling Plans
Wall Street Journal (blog)-10 hours ago
After drawing international criticism in July following its announcement that it was considering the resumption of whaling for “scientific research,”

Young sperm whale carcass found on Young Husband Peninsula ...
Herald Sun-12 hours ago
THE body of a sperm whale has been found at Young Husband Peninsula Beach near the Murray Mouth, just weeks after another carcass was washed up

Preliminary Results Show Fin Whale Died of Injuries From Boat Strike hours ago
A juvenile 40-foot male Fin whale that washed up on a Malibu beach died of ... The Fin whale was discovered about 11 a.m. Monday at Little Dume

Farmers Petition to Remove Killer Whales from the Endangered ...
Monterey County Weekly (blog)-10 hours ago
Killer whale (or orca) sightings are one of Monterey Bay's main attractions. But agricultural politics might impact a population of endangered killer whales

Transient label is pushed aside to honour renowned whale researcher
Nanaimo Daily News-20 hours ago
Scientists have renamed the variety of killer whales known for decades as transients, to honour the man who first identified them.

Keep clear plan for jet skiers
Tasmania Mercury-17 hours ago
A humpback whale breaches of Pirates Bay at Eaglehawk Neck. ... JET skiers will be required to stay 300m from whales and dolphins under draft regulations

3 more dead dolphins wash up along the Gulf Coast
CNN-6 hours ago
(CNN) -- The bodies of two dolphins and the head of another have washed up along the Gulf Coast, raising red flags for federal investigators

Severed dolphin head discovered on Horn Island
WWL First News-22 hours ago
Authorities say a dolphin's head has washed up on Horn Island and a whole dead ... He could not say whether the deaths are related to those of dolphins found

Dolphin Santini a mom again
KeysNet-6 hours ago
Santini, born at the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key 26 years ago, is a mom herself for the second time, giving birth Monday following a pregnancy

PETA wants feds to investigate SeaWorld Dolphin bite
Orlando Sentinel-22 hours ago
The animal-rights group PETA said Tuesday it has asked the federal government to investigate SeaWorld Orlando following an incident in which a dolphin bit

Brigantine's Marine Mammal Stranding Center looks to rebuild after ...
Press of Atlantic City-3 hours ago
BRIGANTINE — A dolphin washed ashore in Point Pleasant Beach the day Sandy hit New Jersey, but Marine Mammal Stranding Center staff in Brigantine did

Monday, 3 December 2012

News from Dec-03 2012

Humpback whales creating stir off Ireland
BBC News-4 hours ago
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group have been monitoring the group and believe that four of them have visited the same waters off west Cork in the past,

Four Killer Whales Greet Researcher's Boat hours ago
Four killer whales made quite the local appearance Sunday as Long Beach whale watchers and a research boat spotted the orcas off the Palos Verdes

Op-Ed: Bottlenose dolphins and pilot whales await fate in Taiji Cove hours ago
Taiji - Two pods of cetaceans are awaiting their fate after being driven into Taiji cove last night. A pod of pilot whales and a pod of bottlenose dolphins

Whale sightings off Baltimore
Southern Star Newspaper-30 Nov 2012
Over the past few days there have been many sightings of humpback whales off the coast of Baltimore and they have been attracting quite a lot of attention.

Marine protection network could be worth £10bn says report
BBC News-17 hours ago
They are the Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust, Marine Conservation Society, National Trust for Scotland, RSPB Scotland, Scottish Ornithologists' Club, Scottish

NOAA accepts petition to delist J,K and L pods from Endangered list Nov 2012
November 26, 2012 the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration accepted a petition to delist Southern Resident killer whales which are listed as

Baby Beluga goes on display
Practical Fishkeeping-3 hours ago
Newborn beluga whales are born with slate-colored skin, but as they mature, the ... as part of Shedd's collaboration in the Beluga whale breeding co-operative.

It really, really hurt:' Girl, 8, recalls her painful SeaWorld dolphin bite ...
Daily Mail-48 minutes ago
Jillian held two dolphin stuffed animals as she recounted the ordeal, saying she hoped the dolphindidn't get sick from eating the paper carton

Wave of dolphin sightings 'prove seas off West Wales are healthy'
WalesOnline-17 hours ago
A glut of dolphin sightings captured on film show the seas off West Wales are in a ... for dolphins, porpoises, whales and other sea animals on a monthly basis.

Tangalooma dolphin baby a Christmas surprise
e-Travel Blackboard (press release)-15 hours ago
Trevor Hassard of the dolphin care team said back stretching was a common feature of dolphinbehaviour during the final stages of a pregnancy


Dolphin "settlers" Taizhou
China Taizhou Network - 11 hours ago
December 1, Taizhou Sea World ushered a two Tursiops dolphins Hantaikeju in , 6-year-old "Mike" and "Abramovich". According to the staff of Sea World, two Tursiops dolphins from Japan, each worth more than 100 million


Raising dolphin Barcelona Zoo Nuik be called - 3 hours ago
Raising dolphin Barcelona Zoo Nuik be called, as it has been named the most votes by more than 12,000 people who participated

A dolphin therapist
The Voice of Russia - 6 hours ago
A dolphin therapy center opened a few days ago in Yalta, on the Black Sea. Their experts say that natural treatment methods


"Dolphin Ulsan? Also our hope .. "
Jeju's sound - 13 hours ago
Ulsan Whale Ecology Experience in the row being considered as a future destination of the pacific dolphins ... Hot Pink Dolphins "confiscation of a large Southern dolphin which is referred to as a place to stay in Ulsan whale ecology

Minke whales sea Lotto 'winning'
Kangwon Ilbo - 2 hours ago
Sea of Japan, according to the East Sea Maritime Police Chief Choi, Jae (py) H Ho shipping (15t, 4:00 a.m. 40 minutes of Set Net) Captain hwangmossi (38, Donghae), am fishing car Donghae mukhohang departed the same day 7: 20

Animal life of the one thousand and one?
Pressian News - 15 hours ago
Make money on the illegal take big dolphin Southern Pacific Land in Jeju. After being confiscated by a court sentenced the appeal and the appeal is continuing.

Sunday, 2 December 2012

News from Dec-02 2012

Migration of right whales starts off GA coast
WALB-TV-1 hour ago

More humpbacks could cause problems
KCAW-11 hours ago
A humpback whale begins arching its back and showing its tail just before diving for herring ... There's a baby boom going on with Alaska's humpback whales.

Video: Dolphin Bites 8-Year-Old Girl at Sea World
ABC News (blog)-39 minutes ago
Feeding the dolphins at Sea World was a dream come true for 8-year-old Jillian Thomas, until one of the marine mammals bit into her arm, nearly dragging her

ead dolphins wash ashore on Horn Island and on Gulfport beach hours ago
The head, along with a dead dolphin found today, are at the Institute of ... He cannot say whether the adult mammals' deaths are related to dolphins found last


2012 follow-up: Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium birth new idol, orca baby ...
毎日新聞-16 hours ago
Was born in (Minato Nagoya) Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium Orca female baby is growing Sukusukuto. Drink a lot of breast milk, the baby who was born on November 13, has been fat plump.Killer whale


Taizhou Sea World dolphin !
中国台州网-18 hours ago
Taizhou Sea World trainer Guo Hongwei, the two Tursiops dolphins production from Japan, this time from Nanjing to them back, each worth more than 100 million. Two dolphins , one male and one female, body length of 2.4 meters above each dolphin

Saturday, 1 December 2012

News from Dec-01 2012

Dolphin abuse on the rise on Gulf Coast
Houston Chronicle-16 hours ago
GALVESTON - People increasingly are injuring or killing dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico, with twodolphin mutilations recorded on the Texas coast this year,

Navy dolphins losing out to robots
North County Times-12 hours ago
Like the factory worker and travel agent before them, some Navy dolphins trained to hunt down mines are scheduled to be replaced by computers in five years.

Orcas in Captivity Are Having a Hollywood Moment
Hollywood Reporter-19 hours ago
Working with them in "Rust and Bone" brought Marion Cotillard close to "throwing up and crying"; now, the controversial practice is the topic of new Sundance

Birth of a dolphin at Parc Asterix
Le Parisien - November 30, 2012
A Delphineau was born Thursday morning at Parc Astérix Plailly in the Oise. This young male 1.20m and 20kg joins the dozen dolphins


Catching whales and global warming
E-News: Ukrainian and World News - 10 hours ago
Industrial catching whales provoke global warming. Such a conclusion was an American oceanographer, to make its views

noise level is produced in the ocean whales in the early XIX ...
Polit.Ru, - 19 hours ago
In the twentieth century that killed millions of whales - about 380,000 sperm whales, 350,000 bluewhales , 750,000 fin whales, humpbacks and 160,000

Dolphin in decomposition coast of Volos
Zougla-14 hours ago
Shortly before 14.00 noon local residents informed the Port Authority for the dead dolphin , which was in a state of decay. Immediately seised

Very very quiet day so I am afraid this is all I could find!

Friday, 30 November 2012

News from Nov-30 2012

Minke whale and bottlenose dolphin sighting
BBC News-4 hours ago
The sighting of a minke whale swimming with bottlenose dolphins off the Isle of Man coast has been described as "incredibly rare," by a marine expert.

Gray Whale Sightings Enrich Visitor Experience On Southwest ...
San Francisco Chronicle-1 hour ago
Anticipation is building for the first of the gray whales to pass by the Long Beach Peninsula as they travel south to the warm waters of the Baja Peninsula.

Japan split on whale hunts, poll shows
The Guardian-9 hours ago
More Japanese people support their country's whaling expeditions than oppose them, despite the unpopularity of whale meat, according to a survey released

Whale sightings off Baltimore
Southern Star Newspaper-2 hours ago
The waters off West Cork are exceptionally rich in marine life and Baltimore is one of the centres at the heart of the explosive growth in Irish whale and dolphin

Best year for sightings of marine wildlife off Scillies
This is Cornwall-8 hours ago
Imagine seeing 150 dolphins leaping straight towards you through the waves, or spotting minke whales, or observing massive leatherback turtles and sunfish

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Thursday, 29 November 2012

News from Nov 29 2012

Humpback whales cause a stir in Baltimore Harbour hour ago
Five humpback whales are creating a stir as they feed on shoals of sprat and ... but the Irish Whaleand Dolphin group says it is unusual to see this number

Some of SoCal's First Blue Whales in Months Seen hours ago
As if on cue, a pair of blue whales fluked for thrilled passengers aboard the Christopher out of Long Beach Wednesday as the charter boat neared Huntington
Deadly days of the dolphins
Toledo Blade-11 hours ago
Dead dolphins washing up on the beaches of America's Gulf Coast aren't unusual. Since 2010, an estimated 700 dolphins have washed ashore on beaches

200 Pacific white-sided dolphins spotted in Eastsound waters
Islands' Sounder-16 hours ago
Tom Averna, of Deer Harbor Charters, had the rare treat of catching a glimpse of 200 Pacific white-sided dolphins that cruised into waters near Eastsound today.

Dolphins' export: RWS faces Philippine motion
AsiaOne-8 hours ago
ANIMAL rights groups in the Philippines have filed a motion against Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) for indirect contempt of its courts.

A flock of dolphins, or you are in such Nobozaki flock to Nagasaki
Asahi Shimbun - 21 hours ago
Dolphins and whales (Professor Masao Amano, Graduate School of Science, Environment and Fisheries Graduate Nagasaki with a behavioral survey of whale where science s) has been confirmed, head about 20 in the harbor, there were 100 animals near the entrance to the harbor


Tough catch whales full
Phoenix - 10 hours ago
The end of March each year, the village caught whale boat all ready to go, at least 2/3 of the men to participate in catching whales team, part of the women's team to cook for catching whales


fauna of Selwo Delfinarium Marina prepares for winter.
Achus! - 9 minutes ago
Depending on the size, age and metabolism, each dolphin can eat a day between 7 and 9 pounds of fish.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

News from Nov-28 2012

Blue whales turn acrobatic to capture prey hours ago
The world's largest predators - the Blue Whales - execute acrobatic 360-degree rolls while feeding on their small crustacean prey, krill

Humpback whale disentangled off Cape Cod hours ago
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A Cape Cod-based animal rescue team has successfully cut fishing line that was entangling a young humpback whale.

* SriLankan Airlines launches whale and dolphin conservation project
Colombo Page-1 hour ago
Nov 28, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines together with Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) of UK has launched a project to raise awareness

U.S. farmers want killer whales removed from endangered list
The Province-18 hours ago
Complaints by two farmers in California's Central Valley have sparked a U.S review of whether southern resident killer whales should be removed
Eating Whale Meat Is Going Out of Vogue in Japan
Smithsonian (blog)-3 hours ago
Whale meat elicits a “meh” responses from young Japanese these days, Discovery News reports. The Japanese only consume a fraction of whale meat

Red tide' hits northern beaches prompting closures
Brisbane Times-8 hours ago
"Pittwater council ordered the closure of Palm Beach, Whale Beach, North Avalon Beach, Avalon Beach, Bilgola Beach, Bungan Beach, Newport Beach, Mona

Dolphin boat tours 'greater risk to animals' than commercial vessels hour ago
Dolphin spotters could be having an “adverse effect” on the animals by taking to tour boats Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is warning.

Dolphin refloated three times
Otago Daily Times-1 hour ago
Volunteers spent several hours refloating a dolphin after it beached three times ... One dolphinbeached at the end of Wilsher Bay, and was refloated by tourists


Sperm in Minamisatsuma whale fried out (Kagoshima Prefecture)
日テレNEWS24-6 hours ago
28 noon, on the coast of Minamisatsuma whale that have been fried peaked one was found. WhaleSperm child's whale in, was already dead

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

News from Nov-27 2012

Hawaiian False Killer Whale Endangered
Courthouse News Service-4 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CN) - The National Marine Fisheries Service has added a rare Hawaiian false killerwhale to the federal endangered species list,

Whale head removed from northern beaches
The Australian-10 hours ago
A DECOMPOSING whale head that sparked reports of shark sightings and shut down ... Whale and Palm beaches were shut on Monday morning after the whale

Japanese Public on Whale Meat: 'Meh'
Discovery News-2 hours ago
Whaling In the years after World War II, whale meat became an important part of the Japanese diet, and was the country's primary source of protein,

Oh my god dad, we're going under!' Terrifying moment whale nearly ...
Daily Mail-3 hours ago
A father and daughter shared a terrifying moment when a whale nearly capsized ... The girl can be heard panicing in a video clip as the whale advances towards .

Japan support for whaling outweighs opposition: poll
AFP-10 hours ago
TOKYO — More Japanese people support the country's controversial whale hunt than oppose it, a survey carried out on behalf of animal rights activists showed

Humans driving blue whales into Antarctica?
Economic Times-11 hours ago
"Our genetic data unexpectedly found a higher proportion of pygmy blue whales in the Antarctic than the whaling catch data," said Catherine Attard, study

searchers Describe 'Jaw-Dropping' Whale Survey Near Point Hope
Alaska Public Radio Network-14 hours ago
The whale observing team stationed there couldn't fly their preferred route over active oil leases nearby. But the weather was better in the Southern Chukchi Sea]

Dolphin-watching boats may pose risk to species in Moray Firth ...
Scotsman (blog)-2 hours ago
UNREGULATED dolphin-watching boats operating in the Cromarty Firth may pose the greatest risk to the Moray Firth's resident population of 200 bottlenose

Dead orca found entangled in crayfish pot line
New Zealand Herald-12 hours ago
An orca has been found dead south west of Mayor Island in the Bay of Plenty, wrapped in the line from a crayfish pot. DOC's Marine Ranger in Tauranga,

Orcas: Species on the brink? Wildlife activists say yes
Q13 FOX-11 hours ago
For instance, on patrol with Washington state Fish and Wildlife officers off of San Juan Island, whale-watching boats appear to get too close to the orcas.


Government, abandoned whale hunting
Tend Newspaper - 14 hours ago
Government was promoting a plan to resume whale hunting whales for research reasons ... non-lethal research methods , such as satellite tracking device attached to the whale migratory path or identify

Confiscation of Jeju dolphins to do? ... Ulsan 'dilemma'
International newspapers - 5 hours ago
Because one doctor explore Jeju District Prosecutors' Office in Ulsan, Nam-gu, Ulsan, Nam-gu, Jangsengpo whale ecology at the Ulsan Whale Ecology Experience dolphins 10 treatment and management can be put in the secondary pool and

Monday, 26 November 2012

News from Nov-26 2012

Transient' killer whales a species? hours ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — If whale expert John K.B. Ford has his way, school children one day will study a kind of North Pacific killer whale that preys on

Remarkable whale hunt captured off coast for the first time
Irish Independent-12 hours ago
IT is one of nature's most remarkable ocean hunts – and few are ever fortunate enough to glimpse it. A group of astounded Irish sailors and fishermen watched in

Dead whale forces beach closures
The Manly Daily-8 hours ago
WHALE Beach and Palm Beach were closed today after sharks were seen chomping on the remains of a dead whale washed up on the rocks over the weekend.

Activists to file charges over death of dolphin shipped to Singapore
Philippine Star-48 minutes ago
Animal welfare advocates light candles as they display the image of a dolphin named 'Wen-wen,' who allegedly died while in transit to Singapore last week,

After reprieve, Northeast fishermen say they're diligently avoiding ...
The Republic-19 hours ago
GLOUCESTER, Mass. — Fishermen say they're being diligent about avoiding harbor porpoises after they were given a reprieve from a scheduled shutdown of


Dongting Lake reproduction of finless porpoise tragic death floating on the surface of the water body multiple wound
The Lu'an News Network - 15 hours ago
Yangtze finless porpoise is the world's only the finless porpoise freshwater subspecies, has survived for 25 million years on Earth, known as the Yangtze River ecological "living fossil" and "giant panda in water developed brain with dolphins , level of intelligence and gorillas close only


Fishermen sight Dolphin Beach in Florianópolis on Monday hours ago
A dolphin was sighted by fishermen and tourists Canasvieiras Beach in northern Santa Catarina Island on the morning of Monday (26).

Ulsan Whale Eco Experience dolphins one unfolds late in our
Tend newspaper - 4 hours ago
Dolphins are , Nam-gu, Ulsan, whale ecology Experience reared in one fell ill and died environment ...Ulsan hwangyeongryeon 26 " Two months have passed, but the dead dolphins whales Experience, Nam-gu, a


Dolphins killed by Connyland of employees?
20 - 3 hours ago
Dolphins killed by Connyland of employees? The superintendent believes that animals were liquidated to close the dolphinarium

Saturday, 24 November 2012

News from Nov-24 2012

Activists rally against dolphin, whale hunt in Tokyo
The Star Online-5 hours ago
TOKYO: Environmentalists and nationalists held opposing rallies over the issue of Japan's dolphin andwhale hunts in a rare showdown in central Tokyo

Whale Worship a Way of Life for Vietnam Fishermen
Naharnet-7 hours ago
"Praying to the whale will help us if we encounter trouble at sea," the 45-year-old said as he and his crew prepared to depart from Ly Son, an island of 21,500

Alaska whale hunters wary of oil drilling
San Francisco Chronicle-by Jennifer Dlouhy-12 hours ago
They know that on barren, snow-packed land, life is sustained as much by whale, seal and caribou as it is by the oil money that flows through the North Slope.

Subic dolphin dies on flight to Singapore hours ago
The male dolphin, aged about 10, died suddenly less than an hour before the flight from the Philippines landed, a Marine Life Park spokesperson

Four Stranded Dolphins Rescued On Cape Cod
The Inquisitr-22 hours ago
Rescuers stabilized the common dolphins, carried them out of the mud at Herring River, and placed them into a rescue trailer for health exams

Killer whale "naming ceremony" in Kamogawa Sea World determined to "Luna" baby
千葉日報-9 hours ago
At Kamogawa Sea World orca nicknamed baby female has been decided. Communication among the 18 588 total applicants, was named "Luna" idol of the new SeaWorld. Luna is the same park orcasbetween (14) and Raby, who was born three aquarium on July 19 this year, and Oscar (27 years estimated)

The dolphins than summer meal eat 10 pounds of fish (Figure)
网易-19 hours ago
The the marine theater star bottle nose dolphins also liberalized appetite to put on thick fat clothes "for their own day to eat 30 kilos of mackerel, ... in the museum of marine theater, the reporter saw star here eight Pacific bottle nose dolphins

Dongting Lake reproduce water "giant panda" finless porpoise deaths tragedy
新华网湖南频道-13 hours ago
Yangtze finless porpoise is the world's only the finless porpoise freshwater subspecies, has survived for 25 million years on Earth, known as the Yangtze River ecological "living fossil" and "giant panda in water developed brain with dolphins , level of intelligence and gorillas close only

Friday, 23 November 2012

News from Nov-23 2012

NZ joins Australia in Japanese whaling case
Sydney Morning Herald-10 hours ago
New Zealand has joined Australia in the International Court of Justice in a case against Japanesewhaling in the Southern Ocean

Whale strandings - King Island prepares
ABC Online (blog)-15 hours ago
It's a pleasant Sunday afternoon -- time for a stroll on an isolated beach -- you turn the corner and there ahead 10, 20 ,30 perhaps more whales and dolphins

Species of dolphins, whales at dire risk, warns WWF
Business Recorder (blog)-18 hours ago
World Wide Fund (WWF) - Pakistan warns that dolphins and whales species in the country's seawaters are at dire risk due to illegal fishing gears,

Pilot Whales Use Synchronized Swimming When They Sense Danger
Science Daily (press release)-3 hours ago
There are 300 pilot whales inhabiting the Straight of Gibraltar. Here these cetaceans remain throughout the entire year in the water of the Mediterranean

NOAA rules protect false killer whales off Hawaii
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)-6 hours ago
Complying with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and two federal court orders, NOAA Fisheries has announced

Dolphin's Demise Reignites Sentosa Controversy
Wall Street Journal (blog)-7 hours ago
One of the 25 bottlenose dolphins slated to be part of a new attraction at the luxury Resorts World Sentosa casino resort died Thursday on its journey

Inquiry Into Gulf Dolphin Killings Intensifies
New York Times-17 hours ago
ATLANTA — An investigation into the mysterious killing of dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico is gaining momentum, with a federal agent now in charge of the case

Jet ski ban call after more dolphins harrassed in Adelaide Dolphin ...
Herald Sun-15 hours ago
TELL US BELOW: Do you think jet skis should be banned in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary? A NEW bid to ban jet skis from the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary

Varied Diets Of Dolphins And Whales Is Key To Their Survival
RedOrbit-6 hours ago
Image Caption: The common dolphin (shown here) and the striped dolphin are similar in size but have very different diets.

Op-Ed: Taiji Cove image captured by Sea Shepherd needs few words hours ago
Last night, a pod of Risso's dolphins met the same fate. Amid the chaos ... This was the fate that awaited the Risso's dolphin seen in the image above.

Gillnet fishermen work to reduce bycatch of harbor porpoise hours ago
Preliminary data from October indicates that delaying the consequence closure of the gillnet fishery did not have a negative impact on harbor porpoises.


Dolphins help treat children
Chelninsky week - 10 hours ago
In Naberezhnye Chelny planned to build a phantastic treatment facility for children with cerebral palsy - Center

Thursday, 22 November 2012

News from Nov-22 2012

Worldwide anti-dolphin, whale hunt rallies planned
AFP-13 hours ago
TOKYO — Anti-whaling activists said Thursday there would be demonstrations in Tokyo and eight other cities around the world this weekend against Japan's

Watch for whale carcass parts
Victor Harbor Times-13 hours ago
WHAT IS IT? A whale carcass was identified at sea on the weekend and its parts are washing up ashore. Image credit Gary Juleff.

Feds list rare Hawaii dolphin group as endangered
Houston Chronicle-14 hours ago
The fisheries service is listing false killer whales found in and around the ... False killer whales are found in tropical and temperate waters worldwide, but the two

Dolphin at RWS dies en route to Singapore
TODAYonline-5 hours ago
Singapore - Wen Wen, one of the 25 dolphins at Resorts World at Sentosa, died ... Wen Wen, a maledolphin estimated to be ten years old, died suddenly less

IMMS nurses dolphin back to health
Hattiesburg American-20 hours ago
GULFPORT — A dolphin found alive but stranded near Mobile Bay after the BP oil spill has survived his ordeal and is now learning to live in captivity

New dolphin research group in Byron Bay
ABC Online-13 hours ago
Dolphins have long captivated humans and were the inspiration behind a not-for-profit organisation that will be officially launched in Byron Bay this week.

US Navy finally starts replacing killer dolphins with mine-hunting ...
ExtremeTech-21 Nov 2012
It is a story filled with fascination and intrigue, including trained killer dolphins — and even counter-killer-dolphin dolphins. Our enlightened times now herald

Orca feared dead from netting
SunLive-18 hours ago
Tauranga dolphin sightseeing skipper Graeme Butler is urging Tauranga fishers to be more careful setting gill nets after an orca whale was found trapped in one

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

News from Nov-21 2012

Whale Calls Meet Citizen Science
Huffington Post-1 hour ago
One aspect of research on whale and dolphin communication that people find very surprising is that we categorize calls using human judges to visually assess

Whale of a time in Moeraki
Otago Daily Times-56 minutes ago
Tania Johnston, of the Moeraki Tavern, said she saw at least eight whales. "They were super close - just one or two metres from the shore

Baby Beluga Whale Welcomed At Chicago's Shedd Aquarium
Getty Images-18 hours ago
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 20: A young beluga whale swims with an adult beluga at the John G. Shedd Aquarium on November 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois

Marineland prepares to sue former employee
Toronto Sun-15 hours ago
In an Oct. 18 story published in a Toronto newspaper, Santos claimed Marineland's lone killer whaleKiska was bleeding sporadically and had been for some

Ocean giants may offer cruise chance
The Advocate-5 hours ago
MAJESTIC: A recent increase in whale sightings along the Coast may be related to conservation work - and it could also provide more opportunities for tourism .

Dead dolphin washes up at Broughty Ferry
The Courier-7 hours ago
I think they thought it was a whale at first.'' ... The death is the latest in a series of reported incidents of whales and dolphins being washed up on coastlines

After Gulf of Mexico dolphin attacks, Animal Planet star offers $20000 hours ago
... Gulf of Mexico dolphin attacks that have included bullet wounds, a missing jaw and a hacked-off fin, Paul Watson, star of the Animal Planet series Whale Wars

First pictures of dead dolphins with gunshot wounds which show that ...
Daily Mail-9 hours ago
This bottlenose dolphin was found dead along the coastline of Mississippi after being shot. When investigators examined the mammal, they found a bullet inside

Phuket biologists believe stranded dolphin now safely out to sea
Phuket Gazette-3 hours ago
PHUKET: Officers at the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) who released a stranded Spinner
dolphin back into the sea on Saturday are confident that it is

New additions to Monkey Mia dolphin pod
The Australian-16 hours ago
THE internationally famous Monkey Mia dolphins in Western Australia, which swim right up to beachgoers in shallow waters, have added two new calves to their

Family finds newborn dolphin, reunites 6 months after rescue
Florida Today-20 hours ago
Kristi Keen and children Landen, Allyson and Katelyn (right to left) visit the dolphin they found and near New Smyrna, Fla. which lead to his rescue.

Orca spotted at Main Mount Beach
The Bay of Plenty Times-22 hours ago
A Mount Maunganui woman said the orca swam from Leisure Island-end of the the ... The orcacontinued to swim around the rocks of Mauao and out of sight


Sin Chew marine life park open with the world's largest aquarium viewing windows
Sing Tao Daily, Canada - 4 hours ago
The 25 dolphins concern batch arrival from the Philippines, Singapore, Resorts World on the 19th on the official blog announced the first batch of dolphins arrived in New ... Judging from the pictures, there are at least four dolphins Check Biological Park, they still in isolation

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

News from Nov-20 2012

Whale hit and killed by vessel
Auckland hour ago
SHIP STRIKE: A dead Bryde's whale undergoes a necropsy at Calypso Bay after it was found washed up near Wharf Bay on Motuihe Island.

Spate of whale strandings continues hours ago
It is a baleen whale, and the third largest after the blue whale and fin whale. The sei whale grows up to 16 metres, and the beached baby was five metres long

New regulations to protect natural habitat of Sri Lanka's Kalpitiya Bay
Colombo Page-10 hours ago
The whale-watching season in the northwest began in the last week of October and ... Blue whales, mink whales, dwarf whales, bottlenose dolphins, Indo-Pacific

Are these animals too 'ugly' to be saved?
BBC News-16 hours ago
"It is the most evolutionarily distinct toothed whale so to lose this species would mean losing a considerable amount of evolutionary history.

US Gulf Coast dolphin mutilations investigated
BBC News-29 minutes ago
US wildlife officials are investigating a spate of killings and mutilations of dolphins along the Gulf Coast over the past year

Singapore gets dolphins after tussle with activists
AFP-4 hours ago
SINGAPORE — A first batch of dolphins has arrived at a new oceanarium in Singapore after activists failed to have the animals' transfer from the Philippines

Dolphins are "the rapists of the sea"
The Independent-6 hours ago
Telegraph blogger Tim Stanley, a conservative historian of the US, has taken issue with the American Catholic college Fordham University over their decision

Op-Ed: Taiji fishermen clamp down as more Risso's dolphins are killed hours ago
In the Livestream report filmed yesterday by SSCS Cove Guardians, Cove Guardian leader Melissa Sehgal said that dolphin hunters had implemented extra

Orcas surprise Auckland beachgoers
3News NZ-12 hours ago
Several orcas made a visit to Waitemata Harbour this afternoon, much to the ... A small boat went out with a 3 News cameraman on board and a young orca


"Future" and hope rice
朝日新聞-16 hours ago
... baby for the first time. To fit the needs and named "Future", I want to get used to call soon. " I was born on the 13th this month the museum orca baby has been observed in the current 24-hour. PR information

Dwarf sperm whale shark bite and one for shipwreck confirmation
Yaeyama online every day - 17 hours ago
Small whale (Yamahara (about 3 m long, 400 kg estimated body weight), dwarf sperm whale, but ...women had to walk from the shores of the " whale received a call has wandered into shallow waters "with, rushed to the scene

Or humpback whale carcass that washed ashore in Atami
Shizuokashinbunsha - eighteen hours ago19, the estimated length of 7-8 meters to the east coast town Atami whale carcasses have washed ashore. According to the city, it is seen as a humpback whale. because corruption is proceeding, civil engineering office Atami is 20 days

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Monday, 19 November 2012

News from Nov-19 2012

Rare 40-ton whales return to SC coast
Charlotte Observer-1 hour ago
The endangered species will be out there all winter, and boaters are urged to be cautious. As recently as two years ago, an aerial survey team spotted

International travelers carrying walrus ivory, whale baleen face red ...
Kansas City Star-6 hours ago
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service CITES certificate. Don't leave home without it. Not if you're traveling overseas with art or jewelry made from walrus ivory

UC ocean research into blubbery buddies
Voxy-19 hours ago
Stewart said whales, or 'blubbery buddies', were also viewed positively, and often seen as ... She said the thought of eating whale meat was almost unthinkable.

First bottlenose dolphins here at Resorts World Sentosa
Straits Times-6 hours ago
A Marine Mammal Specialist conducting a routine check of a Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphin. The first batch of dolphins have arrived at Marine Life Park

Turks and Caicos Sun-2 hours ago
Neil Borrowes, the proposed developer for the more than $3 million Dolphin Cove project in the Turks Caicos Islands is charging that a small group

Rare dolphin dies after 45-day rescue
Shenzhen Post-9 hours ago
The dolphin, called Meimei, was found stranded on the shore Sept. 28 with injuries on her back, abdomen and fin, according to relevant report.


Whale found dead on the coast of the town Reihoku or rare species of
Kumamoto daily newspaper (subscription) - three hours ago
On the coast near the fishing port of Sakasegawa Nishikawa-nai Reihoku town, of rare species "Ichouha whale male seen as " whale (4.5 meters long) one animal carcasses ... Shin Nishida of the Faculty of Education and Culture, Miyazaki who led the recovery According to Molecular Ecology = (36) =, "the shape of the teeth Ichouha instructor whale likely

Sunday, 18 November 2012

News from Nov-18 2012

Dead whale off Victor Harbor mistaken for overturned boat
Herald Sun-11 hours ago
A DEAD whale was mistaken for an overturned boat off Victor Harbor this afternoon. ... Upon closer examination Sea Rescue discovered it was a dead whale

Philippine authorities allow dolphin export to S'pore
Channel News Asia-2 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The Philippines authorities have approved the export of 25 Indo-pacific bottlenosedolphins to Resorts World Sentosa's Marine Life Park.

Dolphin that survived die-off after the oil spill, living at IMMS hours ago
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDMarine mammal trainer Emma Jarivs works with Chance -- the first livedolphin rescued from being stranded after the


Whale meat, eat more! There is too much inventory, also sell school meals
J-CAST News - sixteen hours ago
Captured by the government as a national policy to promote scientific whaling whale of a whale was the prospect of the food service industry, such as the menu bar sales and communication for individuals, meat, also appeared in 2013.


Ningbo Ocean World 6 `years old! (Photos)
The Han Feng networks - 57 minutes ago
The cute walrus "beep" in performances in November 2006, Ningbo Ocean World to meet formally with the public! Smart dolphins , simple and honest walrus, smart sea lions, beluga whales sweet, cute penguins, ferocious sharks, as well as romantic and beautiful

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Saturday, 17 November 2012

News from Nov-17 2012

Whale skeleton fossils in Santa Cruz area draw gawkers
Santa Cruz Sentinel-7 hours ago
This set of fossilized whale bones were discovered poking from the Pleasure Points bluffs during 2009 work to armor the cliffs against erosion.

Orca encounter on video
New Zealand Herald-5 minutes ago
De Jongh, of Auckland, said they had no idea the whales were less than ... The whale loses interest in the man and turns towards a curious labrador in the water.

Stranded spinner dolphin rescued at Phuket beach
Phuket Gazette-6 hours ago
PHUKET: Phuket rescue workers recovered a young male spinner dolphin ... of the dolphin at about 9am, and immediately left with a team to help in the rescue.

Dolphin found mutilated on Ship Island; others stabbed, shot
WLOX-12 hours ago
(RNN) - The U.S. Coast Guard reported an oil platform off the coast of Louisiana caught fire Friday, according to multiple news outlets.

A group of 100 dolphins reported in the Irish Sea
Maxisciences - 1 hour ago
According to British environmental NGOs, a group of a hundred large dolphin frolics currently around the Isle of Man, United Kingdom.

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Friday, 16 November 2012

News from Nov-16 2012

Stella the Right Whale Comes to Jacksonville Beach hour ago
Stella is coming to Jacksonville in time for the fourth annual Right Whale Festival ... As real North Atlantic right whales swim down the southeast coast for calving

Meet the minkes
Sydney Morning Herald-4 hours ago
It's day three and our four-day "swimming with minke whales" trip looks like becoming a "swimming with potato cod" trip. Despite seeing plenty of marine life

Fear of further pilot whale strandings
The Nelson Mail-18 hours ago
Tears were shed as volunteers, Department of Conservation staff and members of Project Jonah fought unsuccessfully to save a pod of 28 whales that had

Autonomous Sub Speaks Whale To Explore The Deepest Ocean
Co.Exist-3 hours ago
Using techniques borrowed from how whales hunt, a new underwater exploration device can scan vast areas of the ocean and tell us about ecosystems of which ..

Dead Whale Washes Ashore
Martha's Vineyard Gazette-17 hours ago
A 13-foot pilot whale washed up on Lucy Vincent Beach in Chilmark over the long weekend. Adam Kennedy, a senior biologist at the New England Aquarium,

Australia has created the biggest marine park in the world to protect ...
BBC News-5 hours ago
Endangered marine animals like green turtles, blue whales and whale sharks all live in the waters. Network of marine reserves around Australia

Safety vital if you want to help a stranded dolphin
This is Cornwall-18 hours ago
The dolphin in this case was a striped dolphin, similar in shape and size to the ... The stripeddolphin is considered common globally but sightings in the UK

Proceed smoothly childcare success Orca birth, lactation
読売テレビ NEWS&WEATHER-7 hours ago
16 days, three days has passed orca "Stella", Nagoya has given birth to a baby Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium. 15 days, a successful breastfeeding is the first stage of parenting, child care is that Stella is well underway.。

Dolphin child from April 1 debut in the big wheel: dolphin "Shirya" will showcase ...
Mainichi - 10 hours ago
Shimane Prefectural Museum Akouas ocean (Hamada, Gotsu) from December 1, the child dolphin"said Shirya", and started the "magic ring" two or three times the performance of normal bubble ring


Jiangsu fishermen found a wild sea finless porpoise be released into the sea
Chinese network - 3 hours ago
Period, the river dolphin has been properly ambulance, according to a senior engineer at the Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, dolphin curator Professor Zhao Qingzhong and Lu Weiguo, of Haimen Dongzaogang Hong Kong fishermen on the river dolphins ambulance doing very well,


Found one dolphin died on the beach of Gandia
Las Provincias-19 hours ago
The storm has hit the coast of Safor recent days dragged yesterday morning during a small dolphin to the shore of the beach of Gandia.

Thursday, 15 November 2012

News from Nov-15 2012

Stranded pilot whales have died
New Zealand Herald-9 hours ago
All 28 pilot whales stranded in Golden Bay have died, after their pod became trapped at the high ...Mass whale strandings are not uncommon at Farewell Spit

Rare White Humpback Whale Seen Off Norway
ABC News (blog)-by Ben Forer-44 minutes ago
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here's a look at some of the most interesting photos,

Bryde's whale hit, killed by vessel
New Zealand Herald-16 hours ago
A necropsy on a Bryde's whale found dead on Motuihe Island in Hauraki Gulf has confirmed that thewhale was hit by a vessel, the Department of Conservation

Montreal's errant beluga whale has vanished
Montreal Gazette-19 hours ago
The beluga that was living in Montreal's Old Port this fall hasn't been seen in three weeks and marine researchers aren't sure if the animal is still alive

Antarctic and pygmy blue whale subspecies interbreed
The Conversation-11 hours ago
Antarctic and pygmy blue whale subspecies interbreed ... Scientists say whaling, climate change or a combination of these factors may have caused an increase

'Patches' the Albino Dolphin Makes Rare Appearance hours ago
OK, besides having a great name, check out this bottlenose dolphin known as "Patches" the crew of Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching recently

Whale and orca success ... NHK mortal combat shooting
Yomiuri - 18 hours ago
Outbreak occurred in the period of summer krill, which separates the waters around the Aleutian Islands and the Bering Sea in the north Pacific Ocean, it seeking whales and seabirds gather herring and large. NHK, the 2010

White dolphins "meme" or go
And News Network - 14 hours agoThe female Chinese White Dolphin named "meme" in Shenzhen Xiaomeisha Sea World died on the 13th November. She was rescued on Sep-28 2012

Slightly off topic but interesting:

A million species of animals and plants live in the ocean say scientists
The Independent-39 minutes ago
The killer whale and the common bottlenose dolphin, for instance, have each been split into two or more species as a result of genetic analysis.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

News from Nov-13 & Nov-14 2012

Marineland owner John Holer trying to acquire another killer whale
Toronto Star-5 hours ago
Marineland owner John Holer is trying to acquire another killer whale for his tourist park, according to the Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Space Coast boaters warned to watch for migrating right whales
Florida Today-1 hour ago
An overhead look at a right whale that a team of state and federal biologists assisted in untangling near Daytona Beach in 2010

Australian blue whales now call Antarctica home
Phys.Org-4 hours ago
Blue whales are currently endangered because of 20th century whaling. These new findings provide crucial information for their conservation

BC scientists say turbines would put killer whales at risk
Vancouver Sun-47 minutes ago
Scientists and whale-protection groups are sending a resounding message to the ... tidal turbines in critical habitat for threatened northern resident killer whales.

Whale sightings up at the Seaway
Gold Coast Bulletin News-13 Nov 2012
DIVERS and a marine biologist have reported an increase in the number of whale sightings inside the Gold Coast Seaway

International effort begins to ask North Korea to say “no” to whaling hours ago
Today Greenpeace International has begun a campaign to attempt to dissuade North Korea from establishing a new whaling program.

Sharks devour dead baby whale off Cape Solander
St George and Sutherland Shire Leader-10 hours ago
A dead baby humpback whale proved the perfect feast for a host of sharks, including two great whites, which were spotted devouring the carcass off Cape

Tweeters' false claims dolphin Fungi was dead
The Sun-12 Nov 2012
A spokeswoman for Dolphin Boat Tours said: “The weather is too bad today but I can confirm I saw him yesterday alive and well. He is definitely still alive

Dolphins seen off Fylde coast
Blackpool Gazette-8 hours ago
DOLPHINS have been spotted off the coast of Blackpool. ... “There is a large shoal of fish offshore and we saw at least one dolphin although a bit distant.

Petition to stop dolphin attraction gains momentum
Turks and Caicos Weekly News-13 Nov 2012
GOVERNOR Ric Todd's amendment to the Fisheries Protection Regulations has inspired a petition to block the proposal from Dolphin Cove Development

Killer Nagoya baby birth
NHK-15 hours ago
Of females that are bred in Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium Orca 13, has given birth to a baby. The birth was a female killer whale in "Stella", and last December, for the birth,

The injured white dolphins died of unknown origin
Shenzhen News - 13 hours ago
The staff said that the white dolphins this unusual move is rare, and the situation is getting worse, and finally at 9:00 in the morning today (the 13th), white dolphin no signs of life. Today (the 13th) afternoon, came from Hong Kong

Dolphin and turtle thrown in Afife and Carreço
Mail Minho - 12 Nov 2012
The Association for the Protection and Conservation of the Environment - APCA, thanks to employees Dimas and Jose Silva noted last week