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Whale Strandings Improve Scientists' Knowledge
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, pilot whale, marine mammals, strandings, wildanimals, wildlife, humans, environment, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1280 days ago - abc.net.au
Marine biologists say they have learnt more about the behaviour of pilot whales after the latest stranding in Tasmania. They say a pod of 25 whales beached themselves on South Bruny Island near Hobart on Thursday, and more than a dozen died.
Two Northern Bottlenose Whales Strand in Ireland
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, whales, strandings, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1843 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) received a report of a live-stranding of what were likely to be pilot whales off Whiddy Island in Bantry Bay, Co. Cork. It soon became clear that there were two Northern bottlenose whales Hyperoodon ampullatus,
Dolphin Strandings Report Published! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, dolphins, strandings, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1914 days ago - zsl.org
The comprehensive investigation into this mass stranding of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) on 9th June 2008 was co-ordinated by the collaborative UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme (CSIP) which is currently managed by Institute of
Rescue Operation Underway as 55 Whales Are Stranded on a South African Beach
Animals  (tags: animals, strandings, whales, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1938 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Around 55 whales were stranded on a beach near Cape Town today and high waves were hampering efforts by rescue teams to get them back into the water.
Study Links Stranded Marine Animals to Environmental Toxins
Animals  (tags: animals, strandings, environment, toxins, AnimalWelfare, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1939 days ago - enn.com
In a study, recently published in the journal Environmental Pollution, Eric Montie, a University of South Florida scientist who did most of his research while a doctoral student at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, found high levels of man-made
Don't Save Whales: It's Kinder to Kill Beached Giants, Says the RSPCA
Animals  (tags: whales, strandings, saving, killing, RSPCA, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1997 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A group of British charities led by the RSPCA said attempts to save beached whales cause 'horrendous' suffering. The move follows evidence that the creatures have 'little or no chance' of survival once they are trapped on the shore or in shallow waters.
Latest - An End to Suffering for Stranded Whales
Animals  (tags: whales, strandings, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2004 days ago - tinyurl.com
Three years after the 'Thames Whale' captured the attention of news networks around the world, new scientific evidence has informed the Marine Animal Rescue Coalition (MARC), of which the RSPCA is a member, on how to better respond to stranded whales.
Another Mass Whale Stranding in Australia
Animals  (tags: whales, strandings, Australia, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, death, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2006 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Following on from 2 recent mass stranding in Tasmania, some 80 false killer whales and bottlenose dolphins have stranded in Hamelin Bay, south-west of Margaret River. Latest reports are that only 25 of the false killer whales have been found alive.
False Killer Whales Beach in Australia! Video!
Animals  (tags: whales, strandings, Australia, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2007 days ago - guardian.co.uk
A rescue effort is under way after 80 mammals became stranded along Hamelin Bay, on Western Australia's southern coast.
Yet Another Mass Whale Stranding on Tasmania
Animals  (tags: pilot whales, strandings, animals, Tasmania, AnimalWelfare, death, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2028 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
One of the biggest mass strandings in Australia has occurred off Tasmania; 192 pilot whales and some dolphins beached on King Island. Last reports were that at least 75% of the whales are already dead, according to Chris Arthur, from Tasmania's Parks and
Human Factor Suspected in Mass Beaching of Whales in Australia
Animals  (tags: whales, strandings, human factors, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2028 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
Conservationists are demanding an immediate and thorough inquiry into what they say is the suspicious stranding of 200 whales and dolphins.
Whale and Dolphin Strandings and Beachings
Animals  (tags: dolphins, whales, strandings, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2033 days ago - cbc.ca
Whales and dolphins are creatures of the water, but as mammals, they also rely on air to breathe, and they face death if they become stranded away from either element. The plight of three dolphins trapped in the ice off the northeast coast of
Ships' Orca Signals Blamed for Scaring Whales
Animals  (tags: dolphins, whales, strandings, sonar, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2043 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Small whales and dolphins are being driven to strand themselves by bursts of ship sonar that sound to them like hunting orca, says a US researcher who is visiting New Zealand.
The End of the 'Silent Sea'
Animals  (tags: oceans, marine wildlife, whales, dolphins, strandings, endangered, extinction, habitat, environment, humans, suffering, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2105 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
ROME -- Whale and dolphin strandings are almost always a mystery. As soon as the animals wash, or propel themselves, ashore, the blame game starts. Were their navigational skills thrown off-kilter by chemical pollution? Were they in pursuit of food and
Court Wrestles With Case on Navy Sonar, Whales
Animals  (tags: california, marinw wildlife, whales, navy, sonar, strandings, suffering, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2173 days ago - boston.com
WASHINGTON--The Supreme Court appeared divided Wednesday over judges' authority to limit the Navy's use of sonar to protect whales. The court heard arguments in a dispute between the Bush administration and environmental advocates over court rulings tha
 

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