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Last of 48 Whales Beached in Tasmania Dies
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, humans, investigation, protection, sadness, suffering, whales, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1912 days ago -
THE last of 48 sperm whales stranded in Tasmania has died, drawing criticism that authorities refused help to save them. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has castigated Tasmanian authorities for refusing to let its volunteers help in the rescue effor
U.S. Negotiates Whaling Limits With Japan
Animals  (tags: whales, wildanimals, animalwelfare, animals, humans )

- 1913 days ago -
A tentative deal could open new areas to whale hunting but would require Japan to scale back its 'scientific' hunts.
Marine Power Expansion Could Kill Off Wildlife
Animals  (tags: wildlife, Scotland, animals, marine power expansion, cetaceans, seabirds, seals, whales, sharks, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 1914 days ago -
MINISTERS' PLANS for a major expansion of renewable energy into the seas around Scotland could threaten wildlife, according to the government's nature conservation advisers.
Whale Pod Stuck on Sandbar Dying
Animals  (tags: sadness, wildlife, animalwelfare, whales )

- 1915 days ago -
Rescuers have been trying to pour water over the survivors to keep them alive. The pod is trapped on a sandbar 150m (500 feet) offshore from Perkins Island on the northwest coast of the island state of Tasmania. Rescue is proving difficult
Southern Resident Orcas Must Yell Above the Din
Animals  (tags: puget sound, marine wildlife, whales, orcas, raising voices, under water noises, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

- 1915 days ago -
Friday Harbor, Wa. -- A new research paper published by researchers working closely with The Whale Museum shows that the endangered killer whales of Puget Sound raise their voices in direct proportion with increasing underwater noise; that incre
Rescue of Whales Stranded on Sandbank "Extremely Difficult'
Animals  (tags: tasmainia, marine wildlife, whales, sperm whales, stranded, death, rescue, extremely difficult, endangered, extinction, suffering, protection )

- 1915 days ago -
WILDLIFE officers are warning that the rescue of five whales beached on a sandbank in Tasmania's northwest will be extremely difficult. An estimated 43 sperm whales stranded near the mouth of the Duck River late on Thursday have already died. Tasma
Team in Australia Tries to Save 7 Stranded Sperm Whales
Animals  (tags: tasmania, marine wildlife, whales, sperm whales, stranded, pod of 45, 7 alive, endangered, extinction, death, suffering, protection )

- 1915 days ago -
HOBART, Australia -- Rescuers trying to keep seven stranded sperm whales alive said Friday they were having difficulty navigating numerous sandbars but hoped to move the animals out to sea at the next high tide. A team of six wildlife rangers continue
Rudd's Whale Diplomacy
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, whales, whaling, japan, endangered, extinction, humans, slaughter, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 1916 days ago -
Australia will continue steering a diplomatic course with Japan over whaling, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says. Mr Rudd was asked yesterday if Australia would take legal action against Japan to stop its annual Southern Ocean whale kill if diplomacy failed.
Superferry Follows Procedures to Avoid Whale
Animals  (tags: hawaii. marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, super ferry, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1916 days ago -
The Hawaii Superferry followed company procedures to avoid a humpback whale Wednesday. The company released a statement after the rumors spread of a collision with a whale during its morning trip to Maui. "During today's voyage from Oahu to Maui Haw
Whale Protectors Off to War
Animals  (tags: hobart, sea shepherd, whales, whaling, endangered, extinction, habitat, slaughter, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 1916 days ago -
ANTI-WHALING activists left Hobart yesterday with one thought in mind: "Every day we are away, whales die." The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ship the Steve Irwin returned to Hobart to refuel on Saturday after spending more than a month chasing the
Penguin Flees Killer Whales ~ Amazing Escape, ~Video
Animals  (tags: marine wildlife, whales, orca, penguin, amazing escape )

- 1916 days ago -
A PENGUIN escaped a hungry pack of killer whales by jumping out of the water and into a boatload of stunned tourists watching the cat-and-mouse drama.
Whaling Commission Meetings Could Be Halted
Animals  (tags: japan, marine wildlife, whales, whaling, iwc, whaling commision, endangered, extinction, slaughter, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 1917 days ago -
TOKYO (Reuters) - The international body that oversees whaling faces a critical year and could stop meeting if a bid to bridge the gulf between pro- and anti-whaling nations fails, a senior Japanese fisheries official said Tuesday. Member nations of th
Damaged Japanese Whaler Returning to Japan
Animals  (tags: indonesia, japan, whales, whaling, Season may have ended for damaged whalin, returning to japan, endangered, extinction, slaughter, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 1918 days ago -
Season may have ended for damaged whaling ship January 2009. Accordingly to intelligence received by Greenpeace investigators in Surabaya, East Java, the Japanese whaling ship Yushin Maru II, which was forced into a port in Indonesia for repairs, may be
Weather Too Hazardous to Free Entangled Whale
Animals  (tags: georgia coast, marine wildlife, whales, right whale, entangled, bad weather, endangered, extinction, suffering, protection )

- 1919 days ago -
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Wildlife conservationists are still monitoring an endangered right whale tangled in fishing gear in the Atlantic off the Georgia coast, but windy weather hasn't allowed any attempts to free it since last week. Georgia Department of
Sperm Whale Migration Route Identified in Bay of Biscay
Animals  (tags: bay of biscay, marine wildlife, whales, sperm whale, migration route, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1919 days ago -
Researchers from the Biscay Dolphin Research Programme have monitored a Sperm Whale migration through the Bay of Biscay January 2009. On a return crossing through the Bay of Biscay, researchers from the Biscay Dolphin Research Programme (BDRP) encount

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