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E-tracking marine predators to protect Southern Ocean’s rich feeding grounds

Scientists from a number of institutions collaborated to collect data on 17 marine birds and mammals such as penguins, albatrosses, seals and whales in the ocean around Antarctica

Canada bans capture and breeding of dolphins, whales

The bill, first proposed in 2015 and now awaiting symbolic royal approval

Fin whale, mountain gorilla populations rise amid conservation action

The mountain gorilla has been moved from the 'critically endangered' category to 'endangered'

A rare glimpse into the world of the Red Sea’s dolphins and whales

A new report will supply some information needed for science based conservation measures in the Red Sea

Building SA’s coastline for leisure activities may harm the protection of sea life

120 000 jobs will be created by 2030, but conservationists warn of harm from a history of SA's noncompliance with environmental regulations.

Motor engine noise severely impacts marine life

Levels of noise similar to those at a rock concert are bombarding the world’s marine life, making it harder for them to hunt and to detect predators.

New Zealand conservationists battle with whale strandings

In the second mass stranding in a week, 13 whales have beached on an NZ coastline as conservationists attempt to prevent more such natural tragedies.

Extremely rare whale washes up on Venice beach

A rare whale that has a dolphin-shaped head and saber-like teeth has been found dead on Los Angeles' Venice Beach.

Australia and Japan face off at UN over whaling

The battle over Japan's controversial whaling program is moving from the high seas to the United Nations' highest court.

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