Marine mammals

Nepal’s endangered river dolphins return

The first study in two decades of the Ganges river dolphins in Nepal estimates that the numbers of the endangered species have increased to about 50 individuals.

09 December 2015

Hong Kong’s pink dolphins could disappear due to airport expansion and bridge construction

Future of the Chinese white dolphins — also called pink dolphins — in Hong Kong waters could be severely imperiled.

30 November 2015

Every politician's dream – the online tool that changes votes from 'no' to 'yes'

When users discovered a computer glitch on a Wlesh government consultation on allowing acallop dredging in a dolphic reserve, it wasn't the only thing wrong with this supposedly democratic process.

26 November 2015

An Experimental Success: Entanglement & Stranding Response Training in Oman

Bonn/Abu Dhabi, 19 November 2015 - In the Indian Ocean (including its adjacent seas and gulfs) the Convention on Migratory Species’

19 November 2015

Australian court fines Japanese whaling company $1m for 'intentional' breaches

Kyodo Senpaku has been found guilty in a case brought by Humane Society International – the first verdict of contempt of the environment act.

18 November 2015

Fishermen rescue humpback whale off Skye

A humpback whale has been freed from a buoy and rope that were attached to lobster pots.

BBC News

16 November 2015