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Whales Chase Dolphins In A Playful Game Of Tag

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 07.08.2016 | Good News

Though the ocean covers more than 70 percent of our planet, we actually know very little about the deep blue sea. What we do know is it’s a world fu...

Kayaker Gives Beached Baby Dolphin A Second Chance At Life

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.11.2016 | Good News

A stranded dolphin was just given a second chance at life, thanks to a helpful tour guide in Walvis Bay, Namibia. Naude Dreyer, a guide with Pelican P...

The Hidden Pain Behind Your Swim With The Dolphins

The Dodo | Chloe Angyal | Posted 05.08.2016 | Green

Throngs of Americans are heading south to the Caribbean right now, for the balmy sunshine, intoxicating evening breeze, turquoise waters … and the o...

Under the Sea

Brian Caldirola | Posted 05.03.2016 | Comedy
Brian Caldirola

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The Deafening Silence of an Empty Pool and Voiceless Dolphins

Terrie M. Williams | Posted 04.28.2016 | Science
Terrie M. Williams

These are uncertain times for big charismatic animals in the oceans and on land. Many populations are declining. Money is scarce for pool repairs and big mammal research, made worse by the public's vocal distrust of scientists, zoos and aquariums.

Dolphins Are Getting Shipped To The Desert For Our Entertainment

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green

A plan to open a $20 million dolphin park in the Arizona desert has drawn the ire of environmentalists and sparked a massive online petition. Dolphina...

Killer Whale Attack Triggers Epic Dolphin 'Stampede'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.21.2016 | Science

When dolphins breach from the sea, it's usually seen as playful behavior. This dolphin encounter, however, can only be described as purely terrifying....

Watch A Playful Dolphin Totally Steal This Surfer's Thunder

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.25.2016 | Sports

It's one of the 10 commandments of surfing, with violations often called the sport's cardinal sin: Never, ever, drop in on a fellow surfer, stealing t...

Fearless Wiener Dog Goes Overboard In Pursuit Of A Dolphin

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.08.2016 | Weird News

Gracie really... really... really wants to swim with a dolphin. The little dachshund was so excited when a dolphin surfaced on the Banana River, near...

Dolphin Chooses World's Unluckiest Octopus As A Playmate

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 02.26.2016 | Science

We humans love dolphins -- they're cute, playful and highly intelligent. What's not to like? Ask an octopus. The unassuming octopus in the photo below...

The World As A Dolphin 'Sees' It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.08.2015 | Science

Sea-ing is believing? For the first time, researchers say they've recorded a dolphin's echolocation signals -- which are emitted when they perceive th...

An Airport Expansion May Kill Off Hong Kong’s Pink Dolphins

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 11.30.2015 | World

The future of the Chinese white dolphin in Hong Kong may be in jeopardy because of plans to expand Hong Kong International Airport and build a bridge ...

12-Year-Old Films Pod Of Killer Whales Attacking A Dolphin

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.13.2015 | Science

There's a reason orcas are commonly called killer whales, and last month, three fishermen witnessed it firsthand. In late September, Richard Baker and...

False Killer Whale Sidles Up To Boat, Flashes Goofy Grin

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.23.2015 | Weird News

When you resemble one of the ocean's most powerful predators, making friends can be hard. But with pearly whites like these, this false killer whale ...

Terrified Dolphin Throws Himself At Man's Feet To Escape Hunters

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.12.2015 | Green

Taiji, Japan, is a bloodbath once again — and a heartbreaking video captures the final moments of the hunt's first victims....

Adorable Pink Dolphin Is Like A Real-Life Pokemon

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.09.2015 | Weird News

Meet what just might be the world's cutest dolphin. "Pinky," as she's being called, is a rare pink dolphin -- and a Pokemon lookalike -- spotted in L...

Desperate Dolphin Mom Seen Helping Her Trapped Baby Breathe

The Dodo | Benjamin Hart | Posted 07.18.2015 | Green
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There may be no greater feeling of desperation than that of a mother whose baby needs help that she is incapable of providing. But even in the most ho...

In Killing Whales and Dolphins, Japan Is Hurting Itself

Mark J. Palmer | Posted 08.16.2014 | Green
Mark J. Palmer

Japan's illegal and immoral hunts for whales and dolphins have shocked the world. Anger is rising, as the Twitter-verse exploded in activity when a gross slaughter of dozens of dolphins in Taiji's notorious cove was recently publicized by Earth Island and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

'Dolphins In The Sky' Makes All Your Worries Wash Away

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

If you're looking for something soothing to see that happens to involve dolphins and a wonderful visual illusion caused by reflection, then you have c...

Dolphins Dying Due To Measles-Like Virus, Officials Say

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

A massive string of dead dolphins along the East Coast is most likely due to cetacean morbillivirus, a marine strain of a virus similar to measles, ac...

Is It Time to End Animal Slavery? The Real Story Behind the SeaWorld Whale Machine

Nancy Colier | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Nancy Colier

If you have ever or ever intend to visit a SeaWorld-type theme park, or if you just care about the wellbeing of other creatures who share our earth, Blackfish should be mandatory viewing.

This Dolphin LOLs

Posted 07.23.2013 | Comedy

Sadly, dolphins are frequently the subject of entertainment in aquariums. However, thanks to Bonnie Anna "MissChief" Kerlin, the tables were turned, a...

PHOTOS: 'Play' Around The World

Global Yodel | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We asked people from around the world to show us what their community defines as "play." No athletes allowed.

Dolphin Dies After Being Stranded In New York City Canal

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 01.25.2013 | New York

A stranded dolphin trapped in the Gowanus Canal has died, CBS New York reports. The Associated Press has confirmed the dolphin's death, citing the ...

PHOTOS: Dolphin Carries Calf's Dead Body Out To Sea

Posted 07.17.2012 | Green

Tourists in China captured a poignant moment on camera recently when they saw an adult dolphin carrying its deceased calf out to sea. In the photog...