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Preserving 4 Percent of the Ocean Could Protect Most Marine Mammal Species, Study Finds
Animals  (tags: whales, endangered, AnimalWelfare, marine wildlife, marine life, walruses, animalwelfare, animals, protection, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 1087 days ago - enn.com
Preserving just 4 percent of the ocean could protect crucial habitat for the vast majority of marine mammal species, from sea otters to blue whales, according to researchers at Stanford University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Protect Polar Bears, Whales, Walruses, and Seals From Offshore Drilling ACTION
Animals  (tags: arctic, polar bears, walruses, arctic drilling )

Nancy
- 1142 days ago - act.oceana.org
The government is saying they have spent enough money on scientific research in the Chukchi Sea. But there are still large scientific gaps on how offshore oil and gas development will impact the environment and the animals and indigenous communities that
Decision on Endangered Listing for Pacific Walrus Coming Soon, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Says
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, endangered, walruses, protection, humans, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 1297 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A spokesman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the agency is waiting for a publication date from the Federal Register before announcing whether it will recommend listing the Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species because of global w
Tens of Thousands of Walruses Forced Ashore, Form Giant Writhing Mass (Video)
Animals  (tags: climate change, Walruses, hunting, animals )

Anna
- 1421 days ago - treehugger.com
How climate change was killing walruses: the ice floes that the animals are used to resting on during hunting expeditions and while rearing their young are melting as ocean temps warm. Walrus calves that can't make the trip back to shore often end up ....
As BP Promised, the Walruses Are Fine: Stephanie Grace
Animals  (tags: walruses, sea otters, sea lions and seals, Alaska )

Lone
- 1533 days ago - nola.com
When BPGlobalPR, a popular parody of BP's official Twitter feed, asked readers last week to "cut us some slack" because "we've kinda just been winging this whole 'deepwater drilling' thing," it was, quite obviously, a joke
Protect Walruses, Whales and Polar Bears From Offshore Drilling! Take Action!
Animals  (tags: walruses, whales, polar bears, off shore drilling, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 2004 days ago - secure2.convio.net
U.S. activists: Oppose a plan to lease a vast area within the Beaufort and Chukchi seas for oil and gas development.
New Batch of Walruses Gets Tagged! Video!
Animals  (tags: walruses, sat-tagged, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 2295 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Ten walruses in Greenland have been fitted with satellite tags in a new bid to confirm whether the blubbery beasts spend their summers in Canada. Last year, the same team tagged eight walruses in west Greenland; however, all but one of the sat-tags
The Walrus and the Researcher
Animals  (tags: tagging animals, walruses, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 2326 days ago - plentymag.com
From a helicopter swooping low over the Bering Sea, Chad Jay spotted walruses resting on an expanse of sea ice and decided to go after one of them. The pilot dropped off Jay and his companions a good distance away so they could approach their quarry
Group Seeks to Protect Pacific Walruses Under Endangered Species Act
Animals  (tags: walruses, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

Cher Away
- 2386 days ago - newsminer.com
Pacific walruses are not protected under existing regulatory mechanisms, according to a conservation group, so it turned Thursday to the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Walruses Crushed in Routs
Animals  (tags: alaska, wildlife, wildanimals, sealife, walruses, stampede, global warming, endangered, extinction )

Jacquelin
- 2437 days ago - adn.com
CROWDED: Global warming is linked to deaths on the Russian side of the Bering Strait. In what some scientists see as another alarming consequence of global warming, thousands of Pacific walruses above the Arctic Circle were killed in stampedes earlier
Thousands of Walruses Killed as Sea Ice Melts
Animals  (tags: walruses, stampede, walruses killed, global warming, sadness )

Simone
- 2440 days ago - smh.com.au
THOUSANDS of Pacific walruses above the Arctic Circle were killed in stampedes this year after the disappearance of sea ice caused them to crowd onto the shoreline in huge numbers, it was revealed yesterday. Many of the youngest and weakest animals,
Thousands of Walruses Killed in Stampedes
Animals  (tags: walruses, animals, AnimalWelfare, death, environment, habitat, global warmng, loss of habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 2441 days ago - cnews.canoe.ca
In what some scientists see as another alarming consequence of global warming, thousands of Pacific walruses above the Arctic Circle were killed in stampedes earlier this year after the disappearance of sea ice caused them to crowd onto the shoreline in
Many Headless Walruses Found in Alaska
Animals  (tags: Alaskan wildlife, walruses, animal deaths )

Rebecca
- 2561 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Dozens of walrus carcasses have washed up on beaches this summer, many missing their heads and ivory tusks. While rotting, headless carcasses are not uncommon along beaches in western Alaska in summer, the number of carcasses washing up has prompted an...
Headless Walruses Littering Northwest Alaska Beaches
Animals  (tags: walruses, killed walruses, alaska beaches, ivory, wildlife trafficking, slaughter, cruelty )

Simone
- 2564 days ago - adn.com
Dozens of walrus carcasses missing their heads and valuable tusks have been discovered on western Alaska beaches in recent weeks, and federal wildlife authorities are trying to figure out whether they were killed illegally. Investigators flying over
   

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