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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.

Eastern Ukrainian City Names Its Baby Dolphin 'Peace'

AP | Posted 05.06.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A dolphin tank in the restive eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has added a new performer, one whose name it hopes will serv...

'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...

You Know What They Say... A Dolphin Never Forgets?

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget elephants. Dolphins can swim circles around them when it comes to long-term memory. Scientists in a new stud...

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 ...

Frisky Lone Dolphin Engaging In 'Very High-Risk Behavior'

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Stinky the dolphin is lonely, and he's getting way too frisky with humans. The lone male bottlenose dolphin has been ca...

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...

Adorable Video! Dolphin And Dog Kiss!

Posted 06.27.2012 | Green

It seems like woman and man may have some competition when it comes to being a dog's best friend. This classic clip from the 2000 IMAX film "Dolphi...

PHOTOS: Is This Baby Dolphin Smiling?

Posted 05.24.2012 | Miami

Miami Seaquarium welcomed a new dolphin on Mother's Day and he made his debut to the public on Wednesday. The newborn calf has quite the Seaquarium...

Pete Bethune and His Holy Warriors

Peter Jay Brown | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green
Peter Jay Brown

Have we finally gone mad as a society? Just because Pete Bethune looks good in a wetsuit, has tattoos, and a high "TV-Q" doesn't mean what he does is okay.

'Dolphin Mafia' Gangs Rule Cetacean Society

| Virginia Morell | Posted 03.31.2012 | Science

The male dolphins of Shark Bay, Australia, are known to marine biologists for their messy social entanglements. Their relationships with each other ar...

WATCH: Strange Dolphin Stranding Triggers Mad Dash To Save Animals

Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.11.2012 | Science

It was just another day at the beach--or so it seemed till dozens of dolphins suddenly swam in with the surf and got stranded in the sandy shallows. T...

Beachgoers Save Stranded Dolphins

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.09.2012 | Green

Video camera-toting YouTube user Gerd Traue filmed this amazing video of people selflessly springing into action as the tide carried a pod of unsuspec...

Dolphin Scientists Decipher Delightful Whistles

Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/28/2012 07:09 PM EST on LiveScience When meeting strangers in the wild, dolphins w...

Ricky Gervais Is Annoying Dolphin On 'Family Guy'

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

This week's episode of "Family Guy" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on Fox) was for fans who find Ricky Gervais annoying. Rather than go for the kind of sharp humor...

Behind the Tarp: Video of Japan Dolphin Kill Exposes Lies

Ric O’Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ric O’Barry

One of the arguments they made is that fisherman had changed the technique that they use to kill the dolphins and it's now more humane. We knew it was a lie, but we couldn't prove it. Until now.

WATCH: Dolphin Tries To Escape From Its Tank

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a scene reminiscent of "Free Willy," a trained dolphin leaped from its tank in a Japanese aquarium during a performance in a dramatic escape attemp...

Can Dolphins Commit Suicide?

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Richard O'Barry gets misty eyed when he talks about Cathy. His beautiful girl died in his arms. Suicide he says. Cathy was a bottlenose dolphin, one of five he trained for the 60′s television hit Flipper.

Fall Migration: Animal Migration Photos

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With Fall upon us and temperatures starting to drop, animals are starting to migrate to warmer places to spend their winters. From snow geese to whal...

True Blood Stars Hang Out With Dolphins and Penguins At SeaWorld (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

True Blood co-stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer took a break from their steamy on-and-off screen romance to cool off with two-month-old Magellanic p...