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Sea Lion Dragging Kid Into The Water Is A Good Reminder Not To Feed Wild Animals
A witness captured the scary moment on camera.
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After 300 Beached Whales Died, Rescuers Raced To Save Hundreds More
At one point, volunteers in New Zealand stood in a human chain to prevent the animals from becoming stranded.
New US seafood rule shows global trade and conservation can work together
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The Marine Mammal Protection Act and the import rule Third, this rule needs to be able to withstand legal challenges in the
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SeaWorld’s Controversial Orca Show Ends For Good In California This Sunday
The animals will continue to perform tricks to crowds in the company's Florida and Texas parks until 2019.
Whales Win Yet Again on Sonar: Why Do the Navy and NMFS Refuse to Get It Right?
Western Director, Sr. Atty, NRDC
Unfortunately, although we depend on the Fisheries Service to get it right, its latest authorization to the Navy just this
Why SeaWorld Should Emulate The Keiko Project And Retire Captive Orcas To Sea Pens
Mark J. Palmer
Associate Director, International Marine Mammal Project
SeaWorld should reconsider their active opposition to sea pens and should work with scientists, trainers, and environmental organizations to establish sea pen sanctuaries to retire their orcas, beluga whales, and dolphins.
This Is The Surreal Way That Whales Sleep
When a whale slumbers, half its brain stays awake.
Concern for Ocean Noise Pollution Still Falls on Deaf Ears
Founder, Fortunate Blessings Foundation
After NRDC took over the cause, we dissolved the Silent Oceans Trust, surrendered the URL that became a gateway to Ocean
The Extraordinary Life of a Lonely Seal
Two weeks ago I turned 8 years old. That's prime adulthood in Hawaiian monk seal years. And as most adults are want to do I took stock of my life. This year there seemed scant reason for a celebratory "
." I'm endangered.
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Dolphins Chatter More When Solving Tricky Tasks
The charismatic creatures vocalize more during cooperative problem solving, a new study suggests.
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The Deafening Silence of an Empty Pool and Voiceless Dolphins
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.
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Why Your Dream Of Swimming With Hawaii Dolphins May Never Come True
It may seem harmless, but playing with dolphins could be depriving them of rest.
This Is How A Beluga Whale Communicates With Bubbles, And It's Adorable
"It's an enigmatic and delightful behavior but also a very complex behavior."
Have We Boomed the Ocean?
Author and Executive Director Blue Frontier (www.bluefront.org)
Overfishing and other environmental disasters have cut the population of the ocean's most evolved creatures (those with spines) nearly in half, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund.
A Breakthrough Agreement on Sonar Safeguards for Whales and Our Oceans
Western Director, Sr. Atty, NRDC
Since 1994, the NRDC has prosecuted a series of federal lawsuits to persuade the Navy to adopt -- and its federal regulator the National Marine Fisheries Service to require -- common sense safeguards for the protection of whales and other marine life from unnecessary harm.
Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan May Have A Walrus Problem
But the letter lists precautions the company must take to avoid contact with the walruses, which includes a directive to
Enviros Say Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan Violates Protections For Pacific Walrus
"Knowingly violating regulations intended to protect the Pacific walrus is just another example of how Shell is willing to
The Arctic Ocean and Wildlife Warrant Special International Protection
Dr. Kristen McDonald
China Program Director, Pacific Environment, helping grassroot...
Amidst the recent troubling news that Shell Oil has received conditional approval to drill in Arctic waters, a separate, critical victory for the larger Arctic ecosystem was overshadowed.
Dolphins Form Complex Social Networks, According To New Study
Researchers led by Elizabeth Murdoch Titcomb, a research biologist at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida
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