The deaths of over 100 melon-headed whales, which stranded on the shores of a lagoon in northwest Madagascar in 2008, were likely primarily triggered by a form of sonar being deployed by an ExxonMobil survey vessel, according to a scientific review panel.
Musicians perform for Canada’s beluga whales. A troupe of 10 — including a contortionist and an opera singer — plans to put a series of summertime shows for thousands of beluga whales near the mouth of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba.
Get all the details and watch some previous musical experiment by some of the performing musicians.
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.
See some pictures and read more…
Treehuger’s Blog compiled a list of reasons with all the best video footage – nice work. Enjoy.
Promar, a group of volunteers, are working ’round the clock to save the striped dolphin in Spain.The young striped dolphin was separated from his family last summer and found close to shore in August near Roquetas de Mar—about 60 miles southeast of Granada on the southern coast of Spain—lost, sick and all alone. Here you can help.
Update: We just learned that Marcos died a couple of days ago
Watch a beautiful memory on YouTube.