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Pilot Whales

After 300 Beached Whales Died, Rescuers Raced To Save Hundreds More

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.13.2017 | World

A stretch of sand in New Zealand was the scene of both tragedy and triumph this weekend as rescuers raced to save hundreds of stranded pilot whales af...

The Laws Of Ecology And The Survival Of The Human Species

Captain Paul Watson | Posted 08.05.2016 | Green
Captain Paul Watson

I was raised in a small fishing village on the Passamaquoddy Bay in New Brunswick, Canada and I still vividly remember the way things were in the Fifties. The way things were then is not the way things are now.

Petrified Whale Throws Himself Against Rocks To Avoid Hunters

The Dodo | Benjamin Hart | Posted 11.27.2015 | Green

These are the heartbreaking final moments of a pilot whale during the infamous annual slaughter in Taiji, Japan — and an important reminder of what ...

MORE Whales Die After Swimming Into Shallow Florida Waters

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | Miami

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Eight pilot whales died and dozens more were being monitored on Tuesday after the animal...

11 More Whales Found Dead

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2014 | Miami

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Eleven more pilot whales were found dead in the lower Florida Keys on Sunday, believed to be from a pod of 51 that became stranded...

Dolphins, Whales and Humanity -- Worldwide Response to Whales Lost in the Everglades

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green
Candace Calloway Whiting

This is definitely a good news/bad news story, another example of what happens when people and cetaceans (whales and dolphins) encounter one another. The fact is, it nearly always works out in the humans' favor.

Beached Whales Found Dead In South Africa

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.24.2013 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Six of 19 pilot whales that were stranded Sunday on a beach in the South African city of Cape Town have died and authorities sai...

Whale Calls Meet Citizen Science

Laela Sayigh | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science
Laela Sayigh

Based on our visual assessments of similarity, we had found evidence for repeated call types, which had not been previously reported for pilot whales. However, to make the case, we really needed to see how generalizable our classifications were.

Faroe Islands Whale Slaughter Sparks International Controversy

Deborah Bassett | Posted 09.30.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

"Daddy, why do they kill the whales?" Moved by such an innocent question from a child, the team decided to fly to the Faroe Islands to offer an international perspective on the annual bloodbath as showcased in Confessions of a Eco-Terrorist.

WATCH: Mass Whale Stranding Off Florida Coast A Mystery

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.06.2011 | Green

CUDJOE KEY, Fla. — Marine mammal rescuers are responding to a mass stranding of pilot whales off the lower Florida Keys. (Scroll down for video.) ...

More Than 70 Pilot Whales Wash Up On New Zealand Beach (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand whale rescue volunteers were racing against time Friday to save 15 pilot whales stranded on an isolated nor...