Here is our May favourite – one of the pod of Atlantic Spotted Dolphins just hanging and sonaring. Wonder what it makes out of us!
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Read the story behind the strange behaviour of the Shark Bay dolphins and what scientists make out of it.
Read the report on Scientific American’s website.
NEW: The result of a study carried out by the government to explain the deaths of so many dolphins on Peru’s shoreline suggests it all has natural causes – not linked to the massive explosions carried out for oil exploration. Environmental groups are unconvinced.
Help Save Captain Watson from Extradition to Costa Rica! Show your support for Captain Watson by contacting the Federal Minister of Justice in Berlin, Germany. Let her know that the warrant for Captain Watson’s arrest is politically motivated and thus should be ignored by the German government. Only international support can set Captain Watson free, and keep him from the possibility of facing an unfair trial in Costa Rica.
Go to the Sea Shephard Website and take action.
Read the inspiring story of two dolphins who were rescued from a filthy pool in Turkey and after a year of training released into the ocean. Fins crossed that they will adopt to their natural habitat.
The article also provides some video footage.
Wonderful footage of a dolphin birth shot in Marineland Antibes (France). The short video won the gold medal at the Underwater festival in Ilkirch near Strasbourg (France). Sad fact is that these are dolphins in captivity and everybody who encountered dolphins in the wild will know how wrong this feels.
Read about the fascinating behaviour a group of Bottlenose dolphins shows in Laguna, Brazil. A recent study was searching for clues on which basis the dolphins were forming this long-standing alliance with the local fishermen. Do marine mammals develop a kind of “culture”?