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Motor engine noise severely impacts marine life
Motor engine noise severely impacts marine life
"Motor engines spell death for young fish.” After a year of research, Exeter University’s Steve Simpson felt qualified to speak bluntly last...
New Zealand conservationists battle with whale strandings
New Zealand conservationists battle with whale strandings
At least 13 pilot whales were beached on Tuesday on a remote New Zealand coastline and conservation officials were desperately battling to prevent...
Extremely rare whale washes up on Venice beach
Extremely rare whale washes up on Venice beach
The Los...
Australia and Japan face off at UN over whaling
Australia and Japan face off at UN over whaling
Australia opens its case on Wednesday at the International Court of Justice, arguing that Japan's annual hunt in the icy waters around...
Five whales taken out to sea in Cape Town
Five whales taken out to sea in Cape Town
"One of them has already rebeached in Simonstown," said National Sea Rescue Institute spokesperson Craig Lambinon on Sunday.
Three men injured after whale lands on their boat
Three men injured after whale lands on their boat
Spokesperson Craig Lambinon said Albertus Myburgh (41), Wouter van Heerden (25) and Rodney van der Mecht (35) had been motoring close to Noordhoek on...
Whalers and watchers battle in Iceland
Whalers and watchers battle in Iceland
A slick black head breaks the surface, drawing delighted shrieks from whale watchers in a growing, and lucrative, activity that some say should...
Risking all for whales
Risking all for whales
What happens when your passion is animal rights and an anti-whaling ship shows up in your local harbour? If your name is Amber Paarman you jump...
Dolphin slaughter in Japan turns sea red
Dolphin slaughter in Japan turns sea red
The tarpaulin covers have been meticulously erected, but they can't completely mask the brutality of the slaughter unfolding below. Even from the...
Post-mortems begin on euthanised whales
Post-mortems begin on euthanised whales
Post-mortems began on Monday for 44 false killer whales that were euthanised after being stranded on a beach near Cape Town, a government official...
Fifty-five whales stranded at Kommetjie
Fifty-five whales stranded at Kommetjie
About 55 whales were stranded on a beach near Cape Town on Saturday and high waves were hampering efforts by rescue teams to get them back into the...
From whale to jail ...
From whale to jail ...
Move over poachers. Whale watching in the Eastern Cape has taken over as the hot new eco-crime. No permits to watch whales from boats in the...

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