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Dolphin Deaths Blamed on Oil Exploration


Science & Tech  (tags: Dolphin deaths blamed on oil exploration )

Agnes
- 989 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
The death of about 3000 dolphins on a stretch of Peruvian coast in recent months is being blamed on a controversial oil exploration technique.



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M Away M. (463)
Monday April 9, 2012, 9:52 pm
No doubt in my mind!
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 4:39 am
horrible
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 4:39 am
thanks for telling the world
 

Val R. (254)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 6:50 pm
That's horrible - too sad to think about
 

Freya H. (314)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 7:13 pm
One more reason to put more money, minds and muscle behind bio-fuels.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 7:32 pm
We might not know what's the number one cause, but we do know for sure is that man kind is behind all this.
 

Patricia Long (1)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 9:10 pm
Some day we will have to pay a deep price for all we do to this earth in the name of wealth and progress. God help us.
 

Norm C. (74)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 11:36 pm
Enough of the proven unsafe techniques. If the drillers can't guarantee the safety of their techniques, no drilling.

Freya is right. Second generation biofuels are far less expensive and do not compete with the dinner table.
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 3:19 am
Thanks.
 

Raymond G. (12)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 6:10 am
There are many factors as to why this is happening, and oil exploration is certainly one of them. Either way, it is pretty scary/sad that wildlife is dying in threat of dying, or in threat of extinction. I might add to this earlier comment......it all in some way shape or form ties to human activity.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 7:14 am
Noted, thanks Agnes .
 

Heather Chance (3)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 10:06 am
for sure it is related on the oil exploration thing. poor dolphins. so sad.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 2:24 pm
What a shame.
 

KS Goh (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 6:00 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 6:46 am
Thanks.
 

Brenda Burks (1)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 7:47 am
Thanks for the info
 

Ruth S. (298)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 8:37 am
The only thing that humans know what to do is destroy the planet and everything in it!!
 

Sheila D. (26)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 10:26 am
I agree with Sarah L. Eventually scientists will figure out what killed these dolphins, but the results will most likely be from something humans did. We can't deny what we do to our planet much longer. There is too much evidence indicating where mankind has poisoned and polluted the air, land, and water, including the ocean, with toxic chemicals, plastic, noise, and destruction of habitat. Sadly, there are those who think money is more important than having a healthy planet.
 

Shirley S. (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 1:30 pm
No doubt for cause. The scientists will argue it out.
AnimalActionWORLD
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 1:47 pm
NO doubt!
 

Ray M. (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 3:38 pm
This greedy horrible practice must stop.
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 6:24 pm
noted and agreed!! thanks Agnes
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Friday April 13, 2012, 3:28 am
noted
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Friday April 13, 2012, 6:36 am
heartbreaking
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Friday April 13, 2012, 10:06 am
sickening!
 
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