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Evolution 'Favours Bigger Sea Creatures'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, environment, marine animal, whales, research, study, scientists, interesting )

Dee
- 55 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The animals in the ocean have been getting bigger, on average, since the Cambrian period - and not by chance. That is the finding of a huge new survey of marine life past and present, published in the journal Science.
Sylvia Earle, Undersea Explorer & Marine Biologist, Using Technology To Understand The Oceans   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Sylvia Earle, Ocean Life, deep water horizon, pollution, over fishing, fish, marine life, whales, animals, ecosystems, habitat, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Betsy
- 202 days ago - youtube.com
Sylvia Earle, marine biologist & spokesperson for the ocean, was the first person to be awarded the Time Magazine "Hero For The Planet" Award in 1998.
Science Bulletins: Whales Give Dolphins a Lift (Video)   video
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, whales, help dolphins, research, study, video )

Barb
- 480 days ago - youtube.com
Many species interact in the wild, most often as predator and prey. But recent encounters between humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins reveal a playful side to interspecies interaction. In two different locations in Hawaii, scientists watched as dolphi
Video: A Whale (Nearly) Rocks the Boat
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, wildlife, habitat, GoodNews, endangered, environment, protection, study, research, science, scientists, animals, investigation, habitat, health )

JL
- 531 days ago - pewenvironment.org
A film crew and scientists got a mammoth surprise during a recent excursion on the Columbia River. Researchers plying the Columbia between Oregon and Washington found plenty of animals feasting on vast schools of forage fish within this West Coast eco
Secrets Behind the Songs of Humpback Whales
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, news, Rarotonga, research, science, whales )

Kayleen
- 545 days ago - cbsnews.com
The male humpback song can be 20 minutes long, carries for miles, and is repeated many times to mark their territory. But the next year they return with a new composition. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Do Dolphins, Whales, Chimps and Elephants Deserve "Human" Rights?
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Agnes
- 729 days ago - treehugger.com
Nobody who grew up watching Flipper reruns has any doubt about the intelligence of dolphins, but Andy Revkin at Dot Earth looks at it, and the issue of animal intelligence a lot more seriously. He discusses the issue with Thomas I. White, a professor
A Whale of a Discovery Makes Scientific Splash
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, discovery, interesting, investigation, science, scientists, research, study, news )

Carrie
- 891 days ago - cnn.com
Almost a thing of legend, scientists have never seen a spade-toothed beaked whale alive and, until recently, only had limited skeletal evidence they existed.
More Humpback Whales in the North Pacific Than Previously Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: More, Humpback, Whales, in, the, North, Pacific, Than, Previously, Thought )

Agnes
- 1273 days ago - treehugger.com
Scientists have recently come to the conclusion based on one of the largest ever studies on humpback whale populations that the population in the North Pacific is actually higher than previously thought. Scientists believe that numbers are actually
Is Ocean Garbage Killing Whales?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, whales )

Agnes
- 1378 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Body of a dead humpback whale is seen in Omonville-la-Rogue, north-west France, a rare species to the Channel. A French fishermen brought the whale back in his nets, saying that it was already dead
High Tech Alarms Could Save Whales From Shark Nets
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, oceans, whales, sharks, Australia, Gold Coast )

Beth
- 1696 days ago - crispgreen.com
Last year, six whales became entangled in shark nets designed to protect humans on Australia's Gold Coast beaches. This year, authorities are launching nets equipped with high tech alarms to warn the whales before it's too late.
Baby Beluga Whale Nala Dies at Vancouver Aquarium
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, sadness, death, beluga calf, veterinarian )

Arlie
- 1759 days ago - ctv.ca
VANCOUVER -- A beluga calf born to much fanfare last summer at the Vancouver Aquarium has died of a "bizarre" condition that has baffled the facility's veterinarian and his colleagues around the world.
Blue Whale Beached -- Flipper to Be Amputated?
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, research, animals, study, ships )

Marty
- 2001 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The apparent victim of a ship collision, a dead 70-foot (20-meter) blue whale (pictured) washed ashore in a forbidding northern California cove this week.
Getting A Leg Up On Whale And Dolphin Evolution: New Comprehensive Analysis Sheds Light On The Origin Of Cetaceans
Science & Tech  (tags: Cetaceans, whales, dolphins, discovery, research, science )

Dee
- 2030 days ago - sciencedaily.com
When the ancestors of living cetaceans--whales, dolphins and porpoises--first dipped their toes into water, a series of evolutionary changes were sparked that ultimately nestled these swimming mammals into the larger hoofed animal group.
Census of Marine Life Maps An Ocean of Species
Science & Tech  (tags: ocean, sea, marine, life, species, microbes, blue, whales, sharks, tuna, squid, science, research, interesting, discovery, technology, investigation, environment )

Tom
- 2084 days ago - latimes.com
The first comprehensive effort to identify and catalog every species in the world's oceans, from microbes to blue whales, is a year from completion. But early discoveries have profoundly altered understanding of life beneath the sea, senior scientists say
 

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