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Another Vancouver Aquarium beluga whale dies; 3rd whale within 6yrs…

Vancouver Aquarium beluga whale dies after break-in Vancouver police are investigating a break-in at the Vancouver Aquarium on Thursday night, hours before three-year-old baby beluga whale Tiqa was found dead in the pool. Aquarium spokeswoman Charlene Chiang confirmed the break-in … Continue reading

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Accidental Sea Turtle Deaths Drop By 90 Percent Since 1990; Fishing Equipment Preventing Lethal ‘Bycatch

Accidental Sea Turtle Deaths Drop By 90 Percent Since 1990; Fishing Equipment Preventing Lethal ‘Bycatch’ DURHAM, North Carolina — The number of sea turtles accidentally caught and killed in fishing gear in United States coastal waters has declined by an estimated 90 … Continue reading

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In Mexico’s Baja, worry that a ‘new Cancun’ may harm reef

In Mexico’s Baja, worry that a ‘new Cancun’ may harm reef CABO PULMO, Mexico — What’s happened at the Cabo Pulmo marine reserve off the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula is fishy — in a good way. Once severely … Continue reading

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Obama Warns Iceland on Whaling Activity

Obama Warns Iceland on Whaling Activity In a move hailed by conservation activists, President Barack Obama initiated potential diplomatic sanctions against Iceland this week for its commercial whaling activity. The sanctions include six measures ranging from possibly limiting cabinet-level visits to … Continue reading

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The United States is protesting Iceland’s commercial whaling.

U.S. protests Iceland’s commercial hunting of fin whales WASHINGTON — The United States is protesting Iceland’s commercial whaling. President Barack Obama sent a notification to Congress Thursday pointing out that Iceland’s hunting of endangered fin whales is harming international efforts to … Continue reading

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Kayakers allege fishermen dragged sea lions to deaths

Kayakers allege fishermen dragged sea lions to deaths Federal officials are investigating after kayakers say they saw five Steller sea lions being dragged to their deaths in a fisherman’s net off Vancouver Island. Vic Neufeld and Alistair Wright of Calgary … Continue reading

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Turtle is lone surviver in aquarium inferno…

Turtle survives aquarium inferno A turtle miraculously survived an inferno in an aquarium which was so hot it boiled water in some tanks and killed hundreds of fish. The blaze at the Mapua Aquarium near Nelson was one of three … Continue reading

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Hundreds of fish believed dead after aquarium fire

Hundreds of fish believed dead after aquarium fire Firefighters have put out a fire that destroyed the Touch the Sea Aquarium in Mapua early on Thursday. The fire was the most serious of three lit in the area within the … Continue reading

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Seal-bashing teen jailed!

Seal-bashing teen jailed A teenager who beat seals to death using a galvanised pole near Kaikoura has been jailed for two years. Jason Trevor Godsiff, 19, of Renwick, previously admitted wilfully ill-treating the protected seals at Ohau Point, north of … Continue reading

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Ships kill whales in Auckland waters – study finds…

Ships kill whales in Auckland waters Research has shown 14 endangered Bryde’s whales found dead in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf in recent years were killed by boats. An autopsy on a 12-metre Bryde’s whale found dead on Friday revealed massive injuries … Continue reading

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