Monday, 2 July 2012

Jul-01 & Jul-02 2012

Whaling talks focus on 'too commercial' Arctic claims
BBC News - 1 Jul 2012
The annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission this time is focusing on hunting by indigenous groups mainly in the Arctic.

Beached whale rescued in Tamil Nadu
Deccan Chronicle - 1 Jul 2012
It took some pillows, cushion beds and deep commitment on the part of the local fishermen to breathe life into a 4-tonne blue whale, stranded on Saturday

Growing Traffic in Sri Lanka's Waters Threatens Blue Whales
New York Times - 2 Jul 2012
A largely unstudied population of whales, possibly numbering in the thousands, has come under increasing pressure from commercial shipping

Zombie worms chew through whale skeletons with bone-melting acid - 2 Jul 2012Deep-sea worms that live inside dead whale skeletons have a unique ability to release bone-melting acid, biologists from California have discovered.

Dead humpback whale washes up on Little Cranberry Island
Bangor Daily News - 2 Jul 2012CRANBERRY ISLES, Maine — The carcass of a humpback whale calf that was spotted floating off Mount Desert Island has been recovered

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Dolphins and whales frolick together
Herald Sun - 13 hours agoTOURISTS on a whale watching cruise off the east coast of Australia got a spectacular show over the weekend when four humpback whales frolicked

Will 18 wild beluga whales go to the Georgia Aquarium?
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) - 21 hours agoThe following article from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Georgia Aquarium has applied for a permit to obtain 18 wild belugas

Victoria Beckham sort of manages to raise a smile 
Mr Paparazzi - 2 Jul 2012Victoria Beckham sort of manages to raise a smile while petting dolphins.

New Dolphin Calf Makes Public Debut
NBC Chicago - 2 Jul 2012Photos and Videos. Shedd Aquarium's New Male Dolphin Calf ... his mother's. There are fewer than 20 Pacific white-sided dolphins in North American facilities.

In the Crimea, on the sea shore are thrown dead dolphins
Russian: Komsomolskaya Pravda in Ukraine - 7 hours agoAnimal carcass was found on the waterfront in Evpatoria.

Spray twice ... dolphin is cool and fun art polish
Japanese: The Yomiuri Shimbun - 8 hours agoIn the Suma Aqualife Park Suma Ward, Kobe City, dolphins are working to "improve" a gay shoot the spray into the audience.

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