How responsible lawn care practice can help save the life of dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon. Dolphin deaths are hitting record numbers and it seems that rising nitrogen levels in the water are the cause for this alarming development.
More on dolphin language. The well-known Denise Herzing has given a TED Talk about the language abilities of dolphins. In her session titled “Do they have a language? If so, what are they talking about?” she shared her research in communicating with dolphins.
Read this TED blog post about the development of a wearable keyboard to communicate with the dolphins. Visit her website to find more information about her work.
We already heard of dolphin vocalizations and signature whistles. A new research suggests that dolphins might actually call each other by names.
In their latest study Stephanie King and fellow St. Andrews biologist Vincent Janik investigate a phenomenon they first described in 2006 bottlenose dolphins recognizing the signature whistles of other dolphins they know. Read the article and listen to amazing audio clips.