Marine mammals

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

The whales that have returned to South Georgia's killing waters

It's kind of shocking that right whales should be so-called because they were the "right whale to kill".

BBC

17 January 2018

Dolphin diet study gives conservation clues

Wild dolphins need up to 33,000 calories a day, researchers have found - equivalent to about 60 portions of salmon.

BBC

17 January 2018

Le Parlement européen s'oppose à la pêche électrique

Victoire pour les associations, les pêcheurs artisanaux et surtout les élus européens français qui ont obtenu un vote contre l'élargissement de cette pratique décriée.

16 January 2018

«La pêche électrique est une innovation régressive»

INTERVIEW - Philippe Cury, spécialiste de la pêche et directeur de recherche à l'Institut de recherche pour le développement, dénonce des techniques de pêche destructrices pour les habitats et les

11 January 2018

A marine biologist says a humpback whale saved her from a shark

Marine biologist Nan Hauser says a 50,000lb (22,700kg) humpback whale protected her from a tiger shark during a recent research expedition in the Cook Islands.

09 January 2018