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
RTE.ie-1 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
Patch.com-8 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.

Japanese:
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

Chinese:

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


Spanish

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
Moneycontrol.com-4 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
Boston.com-3 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
stv.tv-1 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


Japanese:

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.


Korean:

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?
TheNewsTribune.com-2 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

Chinese

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


Portuguese:

Fishermen sight Dolphin Beach in Florianópolis on Monday
Globo.com-2 hours ago
A dolphin was sighted by fishermen and tourists Canasvieiras Beach in northern Santa Catarina Island on the morning of Monday (26).


Korean:
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


French



Dolphins killed by Connyland of employees?
20 minutes.ch - 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
Inquirer.net-16 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

Japanese:
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)

Chinese:
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
DigitalJournal.com-14 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
Seacoastonline.com-10 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.

Russian:

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
NOLA.com-15 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

Chinese:

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 stuff.co.nz-1 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
Stuff.co.nz-22 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
DigitalJournal.com-17 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

Japanese:

"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

DOLPHIN COVE OWNER SAYS 'SELFISH EXPATS' ACCUSED OF ...
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.

Japanese:

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
SunHerald.com-12 hours ago
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDMarine mammal trainer Emma Jarivs works with Chance -- the first livedolphin rescued from being stranded after the

Japanese:

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.

Chinese:

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.


French
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
HispanicBusiness.com-1 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

Japanese:
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

Chinese:

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,

Spanish:


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
Patch.com-15 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

Japanese:
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

Chinese:
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
Examiner.com-21 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

Japanese:
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,

Chinese:
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

Portuguese:
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

Monday, 12 November 2012

News from Nov-12 2012

Rarest whales make their appearances
Sail World-21 hours ago
As long as it's not colliding with you, every cruising sailor loves a whale sighting. If you keep your eyes peeled at the right time in the right place

Yacht towed after colliding with whale
Independent Online-10 hours ago
KwaZulu-Natal - A French yacht that had hit a whale was towed into harbour by the ... “The three men on board, all from France, reportedly struck a whale

Bottlenose dolphins: Large pod sighted in Manx waters
BBC News-6 hours ago
A pod of more than 100 bottlenose dolphins has been spotted off the coast of the Isle of Man, according to the Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch.

Dolphins spotted in local river
WCVB Boston-3 hours ago
If you think you saw a dolphin in the Taunton River on Sunday, feel free to ... The animals seen in these parts are the bottlenose dolphin

Op-Ed: Video: Dawn to Death — The dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan
DigitalJournal.com-21 hours ago
Warning – Graphic Footage. A newly released video by sound recordist Martyn Stewart captures the Taiji dolphin drive like never before.

Maui's dolphin review gets 21000 submissions
Radio New Zealand-15 hours ago
Maui's dolphin review gets 21,000 submissions. Updated at ... Submissions close at 5pm Monday on the review of the Maui's dolphins plan, developed in 2007

Date set for ruling on orca's fate
Northern Advocate-15 hours ago
The fate of a captive orca which Northland marine mammal expert Ingrid Visser ... The young femaleorca, known as Morgan, was rescued off the Dutch coast

Japanese:

Port of Nagoya Limits viewing as of 13th November
中日新聞-2 hours ago
Prepare for the birth (26 years estimated) Stella Orca, Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium (Minato Nagoya) pauses the training and public exhibition of killer whale dolphin show, from 13 in the adjacent pool. Stellar birth measures ends, childcare to stabilize

Sunday, 11 November 2012

News from Nov-11 2012

Endangered whale found dead in gulf
New Zealand Herald-15 hours ago
A critically endangered Bryde's whale has washed up dead on Motuihe Island in the Hauraki Gulf. Project Jonah chief executive Kimberly Muncaster 

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale NMS celebrates 20 years
Thegardenisland.com-7 hours ago
LIHU'E — Ed Lyman, a large whale entanglement response coordinator, wrapped up two days of presentations on Kaua'i as part of the 20th anniversary

How to catch a 43-foot whale in rough waters off Arctic Alaska coast
Alaska Dispatch-13 hours ago
With fall whaling over for North Slope villages and the sun sinking lower each day, whaling crews have put up their gear and now prepare to enjoy what the

Whale carcass picture wins Alaska photo contest
Anchorage Daily News-11 hours ago
"Butchering the Whale" by Loren Holmes, winner of this year's Alaska Positive photo contest. Photo courtesy of the artist. Loren Holmes / Alaska Dispatch

Dr Ingrid Visser presents verbal testimony in orca court case ...
DigitalJournal.com-19 hours ago
Testifying on behalf of the Free Morgan Foundation, Dr. Visser had already submitted for consideration, a devastating report on the killer whale after observing

WDCS drops the S
Divernet-21 hours ago
The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society has marked its 25th anniversary by changing ... The group is now simply Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC)

China surveys Yangtze dolphin as extinction looms
Times of India-4 hours ago
SHANGHAI: Chinese scientists on Sunday began a survey of

Dolphin assisted therapy offers a controversial treatment for ...
CTV News-17 hours ago
Researchers have long preached the health benefits of spending time with animals but can interacting with dolphins really help young patients with Down

Korean
Geoje Dolphin Park began in February next year
International newspapers - 5 hours ago
For the 1400-seat venue, and fish ecology pavilion, whale and shark aquarium stands. Dolphin Park Gyeongnam region's first and the nation's largest.

French:

Ali Hewson takes a stand against oil exploration in Dalkey
U2achtung.com-10 hours ago
Research should begin in early 2013, in an area that conservationists say frequented by dolphins

Dolphin strandings and deaths in series on the Opal Coast
Goodplanet info - November 7, 2012
FRANCE, Biscarrosse: A guard of the national office of hunting wildlife is to take the size apprette February 21, 2006 has dechetterie biscarrosse

Two dolphins found stranded in Boulogne
nordlittoral.fr - November 5, 2012
In the space of a week, two dolphins were stranded on the beach at Boulogne. A phenomenon that worries experts from the National Center for

Greek

Dead dolphin in Lefkada
Tvkosmos.gr - Rhodes - Dodecanese - World. News (press release) (blog) - Nov the 10th two thousand and twelve
The scratches had all over his body made ​​by other dolphins trying to save as and the tail is almost sur

Saturday, 10 November 2012

News from Nov-10 2012

The whale trap
Tasmania Mercury-50 minutes ago
THE craggy coast and wild seas that give Tasmania's West and North-West coasts their beauty also make the region a deadly trap for whales and dolphins

Coast Guard launches right whale operation
Seattle Post Intelligencer-1 hour ago
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Larger vessels sailing off Virginia waters are being reminded to slow down for right whales.

Search resumes for entangled baby whale
Perth Now-8 Nov 2012
The whale calf got caught in fishing debris off Sydney's North Head yesterday but rescue attempts were called off last night because of worsening weather

Activist Paul Watson vows to disrupt Japanese whale hunt
Toronto Star-19 hours ago
Paul Watson, a foe of Canada's annual seal hunt, remains on the run for his strong-handed activism.

Campaign to save Gangetic dolphins
Times of India-by Faiz Rahman Siddiqui-16 hours ago
KANPUR: Panchdev Yamuna Nadi Mitra Society has initiated Wildlife awareness campaign for people in villages located within the catchment areas of Yamuna.

Rare Dolpin Washes Ashore in La Jolla with Possible Great White ...
Patch.com-22 hours ago
A rare dolphin washed ashore in La Jolla earlier this month with a bite mark that may be from a great white shark. David S. Janiger, curatorial assistance

Dutch:

Marine mammals News - News Marine mammals of the Belgian ...
www.zeezoogdieren.org/ - Translate this page12 hours ago - Harderwijk, November 7, 2012 - For two years sends SOS Dolphin a newsletter every month so anyone who in any way involved with SOS Dolphin


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Thursday, 8 November 2012

News from Nov-08 2012

Stranded dolphins rescued
EastDay.com-15 hours ago
TWO dolphins stranded in shallow water off the coast of Shanghai's Chongming Island were freed yesterday into the Yangtze River

Humpback whale calf entangled off coast of Australia
Telegraph.co.uk-2 hours ago
Wildlife officers in Australia said attempts to free a young humpback whale entangled

If we can find a new species of whale, just think what else could be ...
The Independent-22 hours ago
Remember the London whale? Remember the fuss? Just under seven years ago, in January 2006, a poor leviathan, 16ft long and weighing seven tonnes

Japan to push wider sales of whale meat to make up financial losses
The Japan Daily Press-5 hours ago
If the Japanese whaling industry's teasing of calling off their hunt this year wasn't bad ... Spiked with controversy, Japan's yearly whale hunt in the Antarctic costs

Jaw taken from sperm whale on Straddie
Gold Coast Bulletin News-18 hours ago
A 10-metre sperm whale found dead on a North Stradbroke beach had its lower jaw ... He said spermwhales beached in Queensland only about once every 10

US Navy Replaces Mine-Hunting Dolphins With Underwater Robots
Huffington Post UK-2 hours ago
The Navy has used dolphins in missions to help locate and even destroy mines ... A popular movie in 1973 ("The Day of the Dolphin") and a number of charges

Dolphin Watch Local bottlenose dolphins toss fish as display
Tampa Bay Newspapers-15 hours ago
John Heidemann and I had occasion to watch zest turn into a dolphin display, which ... We'd spied two dolphins, a mom and her little baby, in the distance.

-Team investigates Japanese whale and dolphin slaughter
abc7news.com-8 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A life and death struggle is underway at this moment in Japan -- the capture and slaughter of dolphins and small whales

Orcas hunt in Queen Charlotte Sound
Stuff.co.nz-17 hours ago
Dolphin Watch Nature Tour guides have been treated to the sight of a pod of orca whales feeding on stingray in Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough.


Chinese:
Indonesian traditional fishing village gradually whale whale allowable catch
Xinhua - 3 hours ago
In the Indonesian province of East努萨登加拉Lan Bata on the island near the village of Rama Lila, a traditional catch whales Chashou ... Rama Laila village the villagers still follow the traditional way of catching whales , known as the on Earth, the last traditional fishing whale by

German:
Robbe cormorant eats and acrobatic dolphins in Walvis Bay
Allgemeine Zeitung Namibia - 8 hours ago
Are declining fish stocks and the food source for seals? The image shows a Kappelzrobbe that a cormorant in Walvis

Polish:
Laos began the construction of a controversial dam on the Mekong
Gazeta Wyborcza - 2 hours ago
According to the firewall due to the planned ecologists from the Mekong extinct Maybe Many migratory species, such as freshwater dolphin living brachycephalic.

Russian:
Cuba has opened a new dolphinarium
Travel.ru - 8 hours ago
Local and foreign tourists will see three dolphins who are trained by Cuban specialists in the wild,


Korean

Sinan standing dead sea mink whales found
Yonhap News - 11 hours ago
Photo of the day, approximately 5.45m in length caught the size of the circumference of 2.5m minkewhale caught in a net H-captain Kim (53, Jindo County) Mr. dead minke whale found on the Coast



Wednesday, 7 November 2012

News from Nov-06 2012 (and Nov-07)

Beached whale finally on the move
ABC Online-5 hours ago
The humpback whale beached itself at McGauran's and created a lot of public ... to the Ninety Mile Beach, eager to salvage the whale's remains for its collection.

Another breaching whale lands on boat off South Africa
Sail World-4 hours ago
Apart from not sailing during the migration season, an underwater collision with a whale is one of those unavoidable incidents that any sailor dreads

SeaWorld: Injured killer whale continues to recover
Southwest Riverside News Network-8 hours ago
Nakai is receiving antibiotics and gets laser treatment every other day to stimulate new tissue growth and prevent secondary infection, according to SeaWorld.

Whales Hunting Sea Otters: Gotta-See Video
Discovery News-16 hours ago
Killer whales get their name because of what they eat. Other sea creatures are on the menu all the time. According to SeaWorld, killer whales eat everything from

Court: Eilat Dolphin Reef destroyed coral reef
Ynetnews-4 hours ago
The head of the Eilat Dolphin Reef and two of the site's workers were recently convicted by the Eilat Magistrate's Court of severely damaging the sensitive coral

10 Convincing Examples of How Dolphins are Preparing to Rule Us
PetsLady.com-12 hours ago
Sure, dolphins are cute and can pull of some pretty impressive tricks. But under the squeaks and flipper-claps, there lurks a brain bent on world domination and

Chinese:
The dolphins perform "Endless Love" trapped the day selection After Dongwangsha rescued released the (Photo)
新民网- 20 minutes ago
LONDON correspondent Wei Jing, Li Bin, reported on November 7: the evening of November 6, the twodolphins stranded in Shanghai Chongming waters, the the Shanghai Frontier Corps Dongwangsha border police station police officers quickly start the rescue of dolphins , the dolphin has been rescued

Spanish:
Another dolphin beached north
Total Connection - 6 hours ago
Boca del Rio, Verazcruz. - Fishers of North Beach, found a dead dolphin and bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), with signs of decomposition

Monday, 5 November 2012

News from Nov-05 2012


Amazing: Rarest Whale Seen for First Time in History, but Not at Sea

Scientific American (blog)-by John Platt-55 minutes ago
Until now, the spade-toothed beaked whale has only been known to science from three ... Even that is a stroke of luck since the two whales were first incorrectly

Last surviving whale from stranding returned to sea

ABC Online-18 hours ago
Authorities in Tasmania are hoping a whale that beached itself for a second time will ... The long-finned pilot whale is the last surviving animal from a pod of 44

Rare whale's carcass washed up on beach near Kimmeridge

Dorset Echo-5 hours ago
A RARE whale's carcass measuring 44 feet washed up on a Dorset beach but ... fin whale and are waiting for confirmation from the Natural History Museum

Japan's whaling industry looks forward to arrest of Sea Shepherd's ...

The Japan Daily Press-11 hours ago
Those from the Japanese whaling industry have commented that they hope ... Sea Shepherd's goal this year is to prevent the death of even a single whale 

Chinese:

Real shot polar bears clusters Eskimo village looking for whale meat feast

搜房-12 hours ago
The Alaska卡克托维克village Yinniupite the whale meat for a living, and the activities of their annual catch whales also attract a polar bear came to food. This year, there are about eighty polar bears to come, the number of the biggest this year.


Sunday, 4 November 2012

News from Nov-04

Whale, dolphin beached again after mass stranding
ABC Online-14 hours ago
More animals have again stranded themselves on an island off Tasmania's north-west coast, a day after about 80 whales and dolphins beached themselves

Olalla students recruited to protect orca whales
Kitsap Sun-17 hours ago
Hundreds of years ago, the resident orca whale population in Puget Sound and ... Although there has been a slight rebound in recent years, orcas remain


Chinese:

Shocking! Quest the Arctic whale Cemetery (Photos)
金羊网-3 hours ago
The seventeen century Belson (Bellsund) whale hell, they are hunters lured to the Gulf, pig launch catch whales fork hit then drag on the beach waiting for the whale Exhausted gas do grab the whale oil and skin a time to be slaughtered


Japanese:

Finless porpoises from the sky survey in the Seto Inland Sea
デイリースポーツ-7 hours ago
Dolphin "meeting to watch the finless porpoises of Ushimado" civil society organizations that are the ecological survey of the "finless porpoises" fellow 4 days (Setouchi, Okayama Prefecture) has made ​​a study using light aircraft finless porpoises in the Seto Inland Sea.

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Oct-31 to Nov-03

Sorry guys for the late news but I have been busy last few days.
Really clever whales don't spout English
Daily Mail-31 Oct 2012
One beluga whale in particular excited their attention. His name was NoC. At least, they say that was his name. In fact, it was the silly name they foisted

Japan wasted tsunami billions on whaling research
Metro-31 Oct 2012
Japan wasted tsunami billions on whaling research ... have been squandered on projects such as coaching prison inmates and whale hunting 'research'. Japan

Seismic blast for blue whales
Sydney Morning Herald-31 Oct 2012
Energy giant Woodside has been shooting airguns into unique feeding waters for blue whales as part of its seismic testing for gas, despite an expert warning

Dolphin washed up in wake of Superstorm Sandy
ITN-31 Oct 2012
Dolphin washed up in wake of Superstorm Sandy. Report by Sophie Foster. Wed 31 Oct 2012 15:01. Share : Superstorm Sandy forced a dolphin onto a beach

First common dolphin seen in Port River
NEWS.com.au-31 Oct 2012
A COMMON dolphin has swum into the Port River for the first time. ... She was monitoring the Port River's resident bottlenose dolphin population by Dock Two

Fears rise for dolphin
Auckland stuff.co.nz-31 Oct 2012
The world's smallest dolphin is seen as expendable by the government as it panders to the fishing industry lobby groups ahead of the views of most New

Cousteau and Dr. Visser Explain Why the Orca Morgan Needs to be ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)-31 Oct 2012
Jean-Michel Cousteau and Dr. Ingrid Visser in conversation with WILD TIME's Thomas Janak bring clarity and insight into the fundamental importance of

Dolphins help clear Adriatic of minefields
Southeast European Times-31 Oct 2012
A recent joint exercise between Montenegro and the United States military made headway in boosting the ties between the two countries, as well as clearing the

No sign of dolphins after 4 months
Stuff.co.nz-1 Nov 2012
Four months into an extensive observation programme and still no endangered Maui's dolphins have been seen off the Taranaki coast.

Whale carcass found on Rope Lake Head, Purbeck
BBC News-2 Nov 2012
Dorset Wildlife Trust's marine conservation officer, Emma Rance, said: "The position of the whale has made it difficult to identify as its head, blow hole and dorsal

tinerant dead whale is buried under parking lot in Rockport
Boston.com-2 Nov 2012
The dead whale first spotted floating in Boston Harbor close to a month ago has finally been laid to rest under the parking lot of Cape Hedge Beach in Rockport

Who took whale bone fossil?
WALB-TV-2 Nov 2012
South Georgia Community leaders and geologists from Georgia Southern University say they are heartsick that looters stole part of a 30 million year old whale

Coast Guard, NOAA, DLNR prepare for return of humpback whales ...
KHON2-2 Nov 2012
Humpback whale season is generally from November to May with the peak season ... According to the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Marine National

Dolphins filmed fishing in trawler nets: Modifications needed to ...
Phys.Org-2 Nov 2012
Since many more dolphins are seen following the trawlers, this led the scientists to conclude that it is only a subset of the dolphin population in the area

Injured dolphin sparks warning
NTNews.com.au-2 Nov 2012
A dolphin injured by a boat propellor is back swimming with its pod. Picture: ... A DOLPHIN sporting a gnarly injury to its back was spotted in Darwin Harbour

Letter: Plea for local opposition to Dolphin Cove
fp Turks and Caicos (blog)-22 hours ago
Three of their captive dolphins — Rocky, Missie and Silver — were rescued to ... Now there is a proposal to keep four dolphins in meager, dredged out pens


Chinese:

Project does not occupy the White Dolphin Nature Reserve waters
Phoenix - 29 Oct 2012
In ecological and environmental protection objectives of the project along, Xiamen rare marine species White Dolphin National Nature Reserve Nature Reserve: engineering elevated ground form the the high set seawall, set above the apricot seawall


Spanish:
Appears dolphin killed in Cerritos Beach mammal ...
Debate - October 29, 2012
This morning on the beach of Cerritos appeared a dolphin dead in the sand. People who ... apparently argued that the dolphin was trapped.


Russian:
In Chechnya, the farmer found the bones of an ancient whale
Rosbalt.RU - 31 Oct 2012The opening of the "Chechen whale "can be considered sensational. According to "manual", this form of fossil science did not know before,
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