Cape Cod Dolphin Rescue Efforts Highlight Urgent Need for Conservation

Cape Cod Dolphin Rescue Efforts Highlight Urgent Need for Conservation

Animal rescuers in Cape Cod are grappling with a critical situation as they work tirelessly to keep dozens of dolphins from stranding in shallow waters. On Saturday, teams mobilized after 125 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were stranded near Wellfleet, Massachusetts, the previous day.  Source: Associated Press/YouTube The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) reported that […]

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Sea turns red with blood in ‘the worst pilot whale slaughter campaigners have recorded’ as 138 of the creatures are driven into harbour and hacked to death in traditional ‘hunt’

Sea turns red with blood in ‘the worst pilot whale slaughter campaigners have recorded’ as 138 of the creatures are driven into harbour and hacked to death in traditional ‘hunt’

The most brutal whale hunt campaigners say they have ever documented saw at least 138 pilot whales slaughtered as they were driven into a shallow harbour, in a gruesome ritual which lasted ‘hours’. The latest grindadrap in the Faroe Islands – a Viking tradition which sees the animals rounded up and hacked to death – […]

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Young Dolphin Murdered on Louisiana Beach, Authorities Hunt for Shooter

Young Dolphin Murdered on Louisiana Beach, Authorities Hunt for Shooter

On a quiet beach in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, a somber discovery was made. A juvenile bottlenose dolphin was found deceased, ABC7 News reports, its body marred by multiple gunshot wounds, a shocking act of violence against marine wildlife. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) swiftly responded to this distressing report. Investigation and Necropsy Findings […]

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Joyful moment playful pod of dolphins jump out the water as they get up close to group of jet skiers near Bournemouth Pier in ‘once-in-a-lifetime experience’

Joyful moment playful pod of dolphins jump out the water as they get up close to group of jet skiers near Bournemouth Pier in ‘once-in-a-lifetime experience’

A group of jet skiers enjoyed a front row seat to a ‘once in a lifetime’ performance from a playful dolphin pod. The three dolphins got metres away from their audience and jumped clear of the water near Bournemouth Pier, Dorset. Lola Richardson and her six friends turned off their engines and enjoyed the incredible […]

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Irrawaddy dolphin death in Thailand’s Songkhla Lake underscores conservation needs

Irrawaddy dolphin death in Thailand’s Songkhla Lake underscores conservation needs

The recent death of a critically endangered freshwater Irrawaddy dolphin in southern Thailand’s Songkhla Lake has brought the plight of the waterbody’s tiny remaining population into stark focus. As few as 14 of the dolphins, Orcaella brevirostris, are thought to survive in the lake amid a slew of threats ranging from entanglement in fishing gear […]

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Miami Seaquarium is Getting Evicted, but Where Will the Animals Go?

Miami Seaquarium is Getting Evicted, but Where Will the Animals Go?

As the closure of the Miami Seaquarium draws near, questions surrounding the future of its inhabitants remain unanswered. CBS News Miami recently reached out to the Miami-Dade County Mayor’s Office and the Miami Seaquarium regarding the fate of the animals post-closure but received no definitive answers.  Source: USA TODAY/YouTube This uncertainty comes after years […]

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10 Common Practices in Maintaining Lagoon Biodiversity

Here’s a fact: 13% of the world’s coastlines are lagoons. Because of that, they present one of the highest biological productivities in marine life. Teeming with species, they provide homes for fish gliding through rippling seagrass, birds skimming the glittering surface, dolphins spinning joyously, ancient sea turtles returning to their nest, and many tiny creatures […]

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