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Canada bans capture and breeding of dolphins, whales
Canada bans capture and breeding of dolphins, whales
Canada's Parliament on Monday approved a bill banning the capture and breeding of cetaceans such as whales and dolphins in a move hailed by animal...
Fin whale, mountain gorilla populations rise amid conservation action
Fin whale, mountain gorilla populations rise amid conservation action
The fin whale and mountain gorilla populations grew significantly due to efforts by conservationists to halt their descent towards extinction, the...
A rare glimpse into the world of the Red Sea’s dolphins and whales
A rare glimpse into the world of the Red Sea’s dolphins and whales
The Red Sea is one of the world’s least studied regions when it comes to whales and dolphins – until now. A report was released recently that...
Building SA's coastline for leisure activities may harm the protection of sea life
Building SA's coastline for leisure activities may harm the protection of sea life
The recently gazetted marine and coastal tourism implementation plan could see the protection of some sea life such as whales and turtles being...
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...

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