Marine mammals

Orcas can imitate human speech, research reveals

Killer whales able to copy words such as ‘hello’ and ‘bye bye’ as well as sounds from other orcas, study shows

31 January 2018

Schwertwale plappern Wörter nach

Orcas können sprechen lernen. Sie imitieren dabei menschliche Laute, zeigt eine neue Studie. Die Tiere haben sogar verschiedene Dialekte.

31 January 2018

Wikie, l'orque d'Antibes qui essaie de parler comme les humains

Une expérience menée à Antibes montre que les orques sont capables de reproduire des sons très étrangers pour eux, et même la voix de l'homme.

31 January 2018

How drones are being used to protect the Amazon's dolphins

Drone footage is building up the missing data on dolphin populations that is crucial to ensuring their protection and long-term survival

26 January 2018

Administration could be sued over pesticide threat to orca and salmon

Commercial fishermen and environmental groups could file lawsuits against the Trump administration, if it fails to follow a recommendation by one of its own agencie

21 January 2018

Vancouver aquarium won't keep whales or dolphins captive after public outcry

Canada aquarium has announced it will end the practice of keeping cetaceans in captivity, after pressure from the public.

20 January 2018

European parliament votes to end electric pulse fishing

Campaigners hail movement towards prohibiting the controversial practice but warn other measures will leave European waters in a worse state

17 January 2018

Wild Dolphins Need A Whopping 33,000 Calories Per Day

If you thought that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson ate a lot, well he’s got nothing on a dolphin.

17 January 2018