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BREAKING: SeaWorld Admits to Spying on Activists
Offbeat  (tags: SeaWorld, activists, whales, spying, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 70 days ago - thedodo.com
SeaWorld has admitted to sending employees to infiltrate and spy on animal welfare groups.
Rescuers Work to Free Humpback Whale From Fishing Line Off California
Offbeat  (tags: whales, rescue )

Tracy
- 187 days ago - theguardian.com
The adult animal, seen off Newport Beach, was struggling to escape a potentially deadly situation as line was tangled in its mouth.
Watch Humpback Whales Frolic Beneath The Northern Lights
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, northern lights, whales )

Angie
- 206 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The stars aligned for this lucky photographer. This footage of the aurora borealis is spectacular on its own. Add a pod of playing humpback whales to the ethereal glow and we are at a loss for words.
Rare 43ft Whale Washes Up Dead on British Coast and No One Knows Why
Offbeat  (tags: whales, whale beachings, uk, mystery )

Tracy
- 210 days ago - express.co.uk
A GIGANTIC protected whale weighing nearly 20 tonnes has been found washed ashore on the British coast in the latest in a mystery spate of whale beachings.
ONTARIO BANS THE ACQUISITION AND BREEDING OF KILLER WHALES
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

Cher
- 338 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
The Canadian province of Ontario will be moving ahead with Bill 80 - which will provide enhanced standards of care for marine mammals.
Hunting Whales With Rowing Boats and Spears
Offbeat  (tags: Hunting, Animals, Whales, traditional methods )

Ray
- 374 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Commercial whaling was banned in 1986, but a remote Indonesian village is one of the few places still hunting whales using traditional methods
Profits Before Whales! To Know Why TTIP Would Be a Nightmare, Look to Canada
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, species, Canada, TTIP, whales )

Scooby
- 406 days ago - theecologist.org
A series of judgments against Canada in secret corporate tribunals costing taxpayers $100s of millions show that 'free trade' agreements really do restrict governments' right to protect health, environment and endangered species.
World's Leading Zoo Association Accused of Overlooking Horrific Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: Whales, penguins, dolphins, elephants, bears, lions, WAZA, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 408 days ago - theguardian.com
Zoos belonging to World Association of Zoos and Aquariums filmed allowing shocking mistreatment of elephants, dolphins, lions, bears, penguins and whales.
Humans Killed Nearly 3 Million Whales In The 20th Century
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, whales, study )

Angie
- 413 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A study published in the March 4 issue of Marine Fisheries Review shows that, between 1900 and 1999, a staggering 2.9 million whales were killed commercially for food, oil or bone.
Ex-SeaWorld Trainers: Here's A List Of The Drugs We Fed To Orcas
Offbeat  (tags: Sea world, orcas, marine, mammals, whales, drugs )

Scooby
- 420 days ago - thedodo.com
Many SeaWorld orcas were on daily drugs to treat chronic stress, several of the park's former trainers have told The Dodo.
Can You Hear Me Now? What Whale Ears Have That Ours Don't
Offbeat  (tags: whales, hearing, ears, animals, environment, interesting, off-beat, wildlife )

Lone
- 420 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
For one, ears that "float" inside a whale's head allow it to figure out where sounds are coming from underwater.
10 Children Share An Emotional Anti-Captivity Message at European Parliament (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, whales, suffering, kids, anti-captivity, video )

Cher
- 428 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Ten compassionate children from the Devonshire Road Primary School in the U.K. will be the youngest visitors ever invited to the European Parliament, on Wednesday, when they present an emotional and important anti-captivity poem.
Hopes Are High' to Save Remaining NZ Whales
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Whales, wildlife, New Zealand )

Ray
- 445 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Hopes are high that over 60 stranded pilot whales have survived after they were refloated by whale conservation workers and volunteers.
 

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