Irrawaddy dolphins are found in coastal areas in South and Southeast Asia, and in three rivers: the Ayeyarwady (Myanmar), the Mahakam (Indonesian Borneo) and the Mekong.
See great pictures of the nearly extinct Irrawaddy dolphin. Read and spread the word. This wonderful species need to be protected.
Dolphins routinely produce 10 times more power than the fittest human athletes do, concludes a new study on the herculean marine mammals.
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Good read about all the little victories in the pledge for cetacean’s right to freedom and respect.
A great compilation of notable achievements in 2013.
The latest BBC documentary “Dolphins: Spy in the Pod” was revealing dolphins getting repeatedly high on pufferfish. When harassed, pufferfish first enlarge their bodies to make themselves less palatable. If that’s not enough, they have the ability to secrete tetrodotoxin (TTX) to ward off potential predators. Read more …
Read about a new proposal to ban holding orcas in captivity. The bill would make it illegal to “hold in captivity, or use, a wild-caught or captive-bred orca for performance or entertainment purposes.”
Yes, Blackfish continues to ripple the waters of SeaWorld.
During a Manta Ray Night Dive off the Kona Coast, Hawaii a Bottlenose Dolphin swam up to one of the divers and showed him his entanglement by fishing line. Watch how the dolphin consciously seeks out the help of the diver.
Miranda Cosgrove teams up with the Oceana project to stop seismic air guns in the ocean.
Malibu is the first American city to protect cetaceans! Malibu City Council proclaimed all cetaceans have the right to life.
A very informative blogpost from Dr Reese Halter. She is a well-known broadcaster, biologist, educator and author of The Insatiable Bark Beetle.
Breathtaking Video filmed with a drone off Dana Point, California. What an amazing way to facilitate a drone. Touching footage of Humback Whale mama and her baby.
Oh, here they come – really out of the blue …
Out of the Big Blue