Sunday, 30 September 2012

Week Beginning: Sep-24 2012


- Whales

Environment secretary orders whale investigation
The Courier-24 Sep 2012
Environment secretary orders whale investigation. An investigation has been launched to establish the reasons behind the recent whale beachings

Young whale washed up on Tassie beach
Ninemsn-24 Sep 2012
A 10-metre humpback whale will be buried on the beach it washed onto in northern Tasmania. ...Locals say the dead whale is an uncommon site in the area

Whale beaches on storm-wracked Northumberland coast
The Guardian (blog)-26 Sep 2012
It is an eight-metre-long minke whale which has beached itself at Druridge Bay, scene of last weekend's mass naked swim which you can read about here

Japan's whaling season in doubt this year
Herald Sun-26 Sep 2012
Japan's Fisheries Agency plans to refit the 8000-tonne Nisshin Maru, which is used each year on Antarctic whaling expeditions

Beached whale euthanized on Va. coast
The News Journal-27 Sep 2012
WALLOPS BEACH, Va. — A humpback whale found stranded on Wallops Beach on Wednesday was later euthanized by Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science

Whale watchers get world's closest encounter yet with Migaloo the ...
Daily Mail-28 Sep 2012
The all-white whale was spotted off Moreton Island late on Wednesday before he was seen out to sea beyond South Stradbroke Island on at 10am on Thursday.

Op-Ed: Third pod of pilot whales driven into Taiji Cove Sep 2012
Taiji - Another pod of 20-25 pilot whales were driven into Taiji's Cove last night. Sources who witnessed the drive, said whales caught between typhoon-churned

Seismic stress for whales
The Australian-30 Sep 2012
As shipping was stopped and the waters stilled along the Atlantic coast of North America, there was a dramatic shift in results of long-term testing of the region's

- Dolphins

Video: Dolphin gives birth in Hawaii
Belfast Telegraph-24 Sep 2012
An underwater camera has captured a 12-year-old dolphin at a Hawaii resort giving ... Footage of last week's birth on the Big Island shows the baby dolphin's tail

Beggar, the famous mooching dolphin, found dead in Florida Sep 2012
A dolphin known as "Beggar" for his tendency to approach boaters for food has been found dead, possibly as a result of his poor diet. Beggar was found floating

No dolphins at Marine Life Park opening
AsiaOne-24 Sep 2012
SINGAPORE - Resorts World Sentosa is set for a grand opening on Dec 7, as it puts the finishing touches on its second anchor attraction - the Marine Life Park.

Save dolphin campaign: Uttar Pradesh's dolphins can flip and jump ...
Daily Mail-24 Sep 2012
The population of dolphins, estimated between 4,000 and 5,000 in India in 1982, has dwindled to less than 2,000 with 130-160 of the mammals dying every year

Bad-tempered dolphin famous for living off hotdogs, pretzels and ...
Daily Mail-25 Sep 2012
A hotdog-eating dolphin famous for freeloading off humans and biting the hands ... begging for food, despite signs on shore warn that feeding dolphins is illegal.

Badly gashed dolphin hit by a propeller
New Zealand Herald-25 Sep 2012
A bottlenose dolphin, known to marine researchers as TM007, was showing the survival instinct of a James Bond when it was seen swimming gamely in the

India's dolphins left 'miserable' by toxic pollution Sep 2012
They are planning to use the popularity of the freshwater dolphins to revive the Ganges, the country's holiest river, and reduce chemical pollution in its waters

NOAA: Dolphin found in Louisiana was shot to death
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV-26 Sep 2012
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Someone shot and killed a bottlenose dolphin found over the weekend on Elmer's Island Wildlife Refuge, and there's a $1,500 reward

Adorable dolphin washes up on New York City beach - then dies
Daily Mail-28 Sep 2012
The stranded female dolphin was spotted around 9.30am by a resident in Far Rockaway in Queens and it was 'still alive and breathing' when emergency crews

Fifth dolphin this year found dead off Trang coast
Pattaya Mail-29 Sep 2012
Prachuab Mokarat, director of the Trang marine and coastal resources centre, said the male dolphin, about 15-20 years old, was badly bruised on the head

Keo's Pre-Birth Ultrasound Exam
“The trust shared between Keo and her human Crew members throughout the birth of this beautiful baby was extraordinary,” said Dr. Rae Stone, marine mammal veterinarian and one of two Dolphin Quest founders who were present at the birth

- Orcas

Killer whale hurt at San Diego's SeaWorld show
Sacramento Bee-28 Sep 2012
SAN DIEGO -- A killer whale at San Diego's SeaWorld is recovering after he was ... It does say the whale is receiving antibiotics, swims comfortably


Feds to delay porpoise closure in Gulf of Maine
Businessweek-26 Sep 2012
BOSTON (AP) — The Northeast's fisheries chief announced Wednesday that he'll delay the shutdown of local fishing grounds after fishermen warned


The lonely dolphin Museum staged a day Gudanbalei
And information networks - 23 Sep 2012
The whistle sounded, the dolphin "to hi" Qianrushuidi the subsequent three meters high, stand out from the pool left after the fall of a beautiful arc, no time to blink, it also from the right side of the water rushed out an equally exciting jump

Tropical spot dolphins stranded Coast Guard to help with the rescue

Central News Agency - 27 Sep 2012(BUSINESS WIRE 20120928 13:51:01) Coast Guard the southern tour Authority sixth two coastal patrol brigade Laos Security Inspection at 15:45 on the 27th Xu found a tropical spot in the 200 meters in front of the security of the beach, dolphins stranded on the shore immediately

The white dolphin week three now death
Network of the 21st century - 25 Sep 2012
Southern News reporter over the country lit see also White dolphin deaths! Yesterday morning, the in the Macau friendship circular manner beach found the bodies of two Chinese White Dolphins . Macao Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau officers to the scene to check the white dolphin , initially identifiedas active in the Macau airport waters


The dolphin abandoned by his herd last month is ... - September 25, 2012The dolphin was abandoned by his pack for a month on the beach in Roquetas due to a muscle problem


Dolphins in dolphinarium Nemo conducted therapy with hundreds of ...
Watch real - 27 Sep 2012
Dolphins in dolphinarium Nemo conducted therapy with hundreds of young Kharkiv. Hundredth child with lesions of the central nervous system

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