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Readers Spout Off About Fate of Dolphins
Animals  (tags: dolphins, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 1915 days ago -
In mid-December, the bottlenose dolphins who have made their home in the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers, were seen feeding and frolicking. But some now fear cold temperatures have brought an end to the lives of most or all of the dolphins.
Last of the Dolphins Likely Dead Under River Ice, Expert Reports
Animals  (tags: new jersey, marine wildlife, dolphins, cold weather, likley dead, endangered, extinction, suffering, sadness )

- 1917 days ago -
TRENTON -- The head of a marine mammal rescue group said he is afraid the last five dolphins that were staying in the Shrewsbury and Navesink rivers since June may be dead. Bob Schoelkopf, co-director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine,
Science Vs. Emotion in NJ's River Dolphins Debate
Animals  (tags: new jersey, marine wildlife, dolphins, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 1920 days ago -
HIGHLANDS, N.J. - Federal wildlife officials are convinced science is on their side in the decision to leave a family of bottlenose dolphins in a frigid New Jersey river over the winter, even if it means letting them die. But they didn't count on the
Debate Grows Over New Jersey River Dolphins
Animals  (tags: new jersey, marine wildlife, dolphins, river, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, extinction, endangered, habitat, protection )

- 1923 days ago -
Activists Say Government Isn't Doing Enough to Save Dolphins Living in River Temperatures are plunging, but emotions are heating up over whether the last five dolphins who had taken up residence in two New Jersey rivers will be able to survive the winter
Surfer Saw Splashing Before Shark Bite
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, sharks, dolphins, attack, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1924 days ago -
A man surfing on the far north coast of NSW saw violent splashing before being bitten on the thigh by a shark, a local lifeguard says. Emergency services were called to Fingal Head, south of Tweed Heads, following reports a 31-year-old board rider had
New Jersey's Wayward Dolphins Head to Sea, Then Turn Back to River Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: new jersey, marine wildlife, dolphins, river, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, sadness, suffering )

- 1924 days ago -
TRENTON, N.J. - The survivors of a group of dolphins living in a New Jersey river have returned after briefly heading toward the sea. Three of the five dolphins returned to the Shrewsbury River after they were spotted Saturday in Sandy Hook Bay. Th
Lawmakers Step Up Efforts to Aid Dolphins in Rivers
Animals  (tags: shrewsbury river, marine wildlife, dolphins, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, suffering )

- 1927 days ago -
Only 5 appear to be left of the 16 originally found in the Shrewsbury and Navesink Rivers. BRIGANTINE, N.J. - Federal lawmakers are increasing pressure on wildlife officials who have refused to try to rescue a dwindling group of bottlenose dolphins from
Need a Tail-Less Dolphin for Your Wedding?
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, dolphins, winter, tailless dolphin, fitted with prostethic tail, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1929 days ago -
CLEARWATER: The dolphin that received national attention for getting a prosthetic tail will help a lucky couple exchange vows on Valentine's Day. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is giving away a free wedding package, where one couple will be chosen to g
Brazil Declares Whole Coastline as a Whale and Dolphin Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: brazil, marine wildlife, whales, dolphins, whales sanctuary, coast line of brazil, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, humans )

- 1931 days ago -
South Atlantic whale sanctuary proposed. January 2009. The Brazilian government has decreed that the whole Brazilian coastline has become a sanctuary for whales and dolphins. The decree, signed just before Christmas 2008, reinforces the total prohi
Dolphins Strand On Cape Beaches
Animals  (tags: massachusetts, marine wildlife, dolphins, Cape Cod Stranding Network, starandings, rescue, death, euthanized, endangered, extinction, protection, sadness )

- 1940 days ago -
Some Successfully Returned To Sea WELLFLEET, Mass. -- The Christmas holiday saw a rash of dolphin strandings on Cape Cod beaches. Eight dolphins came ashore on Wellfleet and Brewster beaches on Christmas Day, the Cape Cod Times reported. Another pair
Dolphins Learn From Mums
Animals  (tags: shark bay, marine wildlife, dolphins, sponge diving, technique, moms, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 1942 days ago -
Shark Bay's famous spongediving dolphins learn the technique only from their mothers, scientists have found. The discovery explains why the entire group of dolphins do not use the trick of placing a sponge over their nose to ferret out prey from th
Let Dolphins Be Dolphins
Animals  (tags: Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers, marine wildlife, dolphins, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1942 days ago -
The Christmas Day death of an adult member of the group of northern coastal migratory bottlenose dolphins that have been living in the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers for the past six months has sparked another round of cries from concerned local residents
Whales, Dolphins Boost Tourism Hopes for East Timor
Animals  (tags: east timor, marine wildlife, whales, dolphins, tourism, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1945 days ago -
Australian scientists hope that a hot spot of whale and dolphin activity near East Timor will spark an ecotourism boom for the fledgling nation. The Australian Institute of Marine Science has been surveying marine life off East Timor's coast an
Two Dolphins Rescued on Sandy Hook; a Third Dies
Animals  (tags: gunnison beach, marine wildlife, dolphins, standed, 2 rescued, 2dies, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, rescued, sadness, protection )

- 1946 days ago -
SANDY HOOK -- Rescuers were able to get two stranded dolphins back into open water, but a third died after washing up near Gunnison Beach on Monday, officials said. The dolphins do not appear to be part of the pack that has been swimming the Navesink Ri
Brazilian Waters Declared a Safe Sanctuary for Whales and Dolphins
Animals  (tags: chile, Chilean Whale Sanctuary, marine wildlife, whales, dolphins, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 1947 days ago -
Earlier this year, Chile declared all their waters safe for whales when the President signed a bill to create the Chilean Whale Sanctuary. The entire 3,400 mile shoreline is now officially a safe place for cetaceans. Now Brazil has done the same thing

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