November 26, 2014
Whale and Dolphin Conservation report that on Sunday 23rd November 2014, in Taiji Japan, a pod of approximately 16 Risso’s dolphins were driven into the killing cove and 11 were slaughtered for their meat.
The WDC comments:
"The dolphin drive hunts are extreme...
November 24, 2014
The Australian.com reports a tiny baby dolphin being beachedf near Port Lincoln this week.
Fortunately picnicing couple Andy Wright and his wife Jo had travelled to Lone Pine beach, at Sleaford Bay south of Port Lincoln.
The were able to return the baby dolph...
November 14, 2014
The United Nations have added 31 animals to its list of migratory endangered species last Sunday under an international treaty called the Conservation of Migratory Species.
The Dodo reports that marine animals were big winners at the meeting — not only were...
November 11, 2014
'Afloat', a website in Ireland report to short beaked dolphins being sighted for the first time in Stranford Lough, Ireland.
'According to the Belfast Telegraph, the scientists from Queen's University were on the lough to collect seaweed samples l...
The Australian Daily Telegraph reports:
'Marine Rescue crew had an unexpected visitor on Sunday when they were helping a man whose sailing dinghy had capsized.
The duty crew on rescue vessel Central Coast 20 at the Marine Rescue base at Point Clare notice...
November 9, 2014
Baby dolphin saved in Malta after having been pushed onto the rocks by the waves:
Read more at Malta Today
November 8, 2014
Discovery News reports that Fuji the dolphin has died at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Japan. Fuji was first dolphin in the world to receive a prosthetic tail fin at about the age of 45.
Fuji arrived at the aquarium in 1976, after having been captured off Ito Ci...
USA Today reports that a serious disease has been affecting dolphins off the Atlantic coast of the United states.
It reports the death of at least 1,550 bottlenose dolphins in the region since July 2013. This is caused apparently by the morbillivirus, a measles-like v...
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February 1, 2015
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January 21, 2015
Census of Ganges Dolphins planned
January 6, 2015
Rare Albino Dolphin Seen
Deadly dolphin disease spreads to the Florida Keys
December 22, 2014
Lifeguards rescue Risso's dolphin from beach in San Pedro, California
December 16, 2014
Oil spillage in Bangladesh threatens up to 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins
December 11, 2014
Rare Albino Dolphin captured at Taiji Cove
December 9, 2014
Indus River Dolphins in decline
December 5, 2014
Reports of military exercises with dolphins
News Asia One reports that:
"The West Bengal forest department is all set to conduct a state-wide census of the endangered Gangetic dolphins and...
Fortunately picnicing couple Andy Wright and his wife...
Beached baby dolphin returned to its mother.
21 January 2015: It's not easy being a dolphin. According to reports in the Christian Science Monitor, deep dives may not be good for dolphin hearts....
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