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Surfers swim with whales

Surfers swim with whales A family of five orca whales caused quite a stir at Mount Maunganui beach yesterday when they came close to shore while chasing stingray. Dennis Tait-Jamieson from Hibiscus Surf School got up close and personal with … Continue reading

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Times Atlas To Print New World Map Without Tuvalu, Maldives, Manhattan etc

Times Atlas To Print New World Map Without Tuvalu, Maldives, Manhattan etc Following its controversial decision to produce a map suggesting that Greenland has lost 15 per cent of its ice cover in the last twelve years – a loss … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico fishermen’s latest challenge: jellyfish

Gulf of Mexico fishermen’s latest challenge: jellyfish Last year it was oil. This year it is jellyfish. Fishermen and shrimpers along the Alabama and Mississippi coasts say their efforts are being hampered by a blanket of jellyfish clogging the waters … Continue reading

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Hundreds Of Taiwanese Citizens Call On Costa Rica To Protect Sharks

Hundreds Of Taiwanese Citizens Call On Costa Rica To Protect Sharks; Last Friday, a petition was delivered to Mrs. Laura Chinchilla, President of Costa Rica, with the signatures of 380 Taiwanese citizens calling for a complete ban on the importation … Continue reading

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Vancouver Aquarium: Beluga whale’s death was pneumonia;Tiqa is the 3rd young beluga whale to die at the aquarium in the past 6yr

Vancouver Aquarium: Beluga whale’s death was pneumonia Young female beluga whale Tiqa died early Friday at the Vancouver Aquarium after suffering an infection — and the death appears unconnected to an overnight break-in. Vancouver police department Const. Janna McGuiness said … Continue reading

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Japan hunts 195 whales in northwest Pacific Ocean

Japan hunts 195 whales in northwest Pacific Ocean Japan says it has caught 195 whales in the Pacific Ocean this season under a research program opposed by activists who call it commercial whaling in disguise. Japan’s Fisheries Agency said Thursday … Continue reading

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TV news crew treated to extremely rare blue whale serenade

TV news crew treated to extremely rare blue whale serenade Blue whales are being seen fairly frequently this summer off Southern California, but the planet’s largest creatures are almost never heard vocalizing above the surface. On Tuesday off Long Beach, however, … Continue reading

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Australia’s New Dolphin Species: Third Dolphin Species Recognized since 1800’s

Aussie Researcher Discovers New Dolphin Species In Victoria; ‘A Large Sea Fish Of The Porpoise Kind’ MELBOURNE, Victoria — They’re one of the most intelligent marine mammals, well known for their inquisitive and playful nature and now, following an amazing discovery by … Continue reading

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Bigger jellyfish are inheriting the ocean, study finds they are working their way up to dominating predator

Bigger jellyfish are inheriting the ocean Will jellyfish inherit the Earth, or at least the oceans? A study released Thursday found that the spineless creatures are becoming the dominant predator in areas where fish species are being reduced by overfishing and … Continue reading

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Too many seals and sea lions killed at B.C. fish farms

Too many seals and sea lions killed at B.C. fish farms Fisheries and Oceans Canada is reporting publicly, for the first time, the number of sea lions and seals killed at B.C.’s salmon farms as farmers attempt to protect their … Continue reading

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