Dolphin deaths decline in Virginia

Bottlenose dolphin deaths in Virginia are declining.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

Biologist Sarah Wilkin with the federal agency says tests confirm the cause of the mass die-off is cetacean morbillivirus. #dolphin deaths in #Virginia 

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Spain’s international hotel chain Melia joins shark fin ban | Veooz

MADRID (AFP) – Spain’s biggest hotel chain Melia Hotels International said Monday it has removed sha …

Source: www.veooz.com

Actress Pamela Anderson, who arrived on the remote North Atlantic archipelago in recent days, is set to be joined by 500 volunteers who will patrol the ocean and beaches around the islands to try to block the killing of pilot whales, members of the dolphin family. #Grindstop2014

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Celebrities join battle to stop Faroe Islands’ dolphin hunt

Celebrities and animal lovers from around the world are flocking to the Faroe Islands in a bid to stop a controversial dolphin hunt that activists describe as an “archaic mass slaughter.”

Source: www.dailystar.com.lb

Actress Pamela Anderson, who arrived on the remote North Atlantic archipelago in recent days, is set to be joined by 500 volunteers who will patrol the ocean and beaches around the islands to try to block the killing of pilot whales, members of the dolphin family. #Grindstop2014

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Man Hitches A Ride On A Whale Shark!

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A Sarasota boater caught the ride of a lifetime while swimming out in the water near Venice last week.

Kirsten Massebeau‘s insight:

Whale sharks need hour help! Please read the article and watch the video as a whale shark is abused and exploited by boaters in ‪#‎Sarasota‬ ‪#‎Florida‬. There is no protection for these gentle giants. Isn’t it time for work for their protection from mankind. http://on.wfmy.com/1ndQGSK ‪#‎HelpSharks‬

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Gray-whale sightings off West Coast at record levels

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News: SoCal gray whale sightings at record levels | whales, gray, whale, point, schulman, janiger, vicente, orcas, lagoons, group

Kirsten Massebeau‘s insight:

Amazing #whale and #dolphin sighting! What a #cetacean party it was!

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St. Lawrence belugas threatened by pipeline plans

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A beluga whale habitat near Rivière-du-Loup may be in jeopardy if plans for the Energy East pipeline go ahead.

Kirsten Massebeau‘s insight:

these plans put a port right in the middle of an at-risk beluga population.

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HeraldNet.com – Judge wants feds to reassess Navy sonar permits

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SEATTLE — A judge is requiring federal regulators to reassess permits that allow the Navy’s expanded use of sonar in training exercises off the West …

Kirsten Massebeau‘s insight:

The Navy’s plan to clear cut the #ocean of #dolphins and#whales? Maybe not but that is what they are doing as a result of their use of sonar and underwater charges during war games.

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