Marine mammals

Nordsee: Briten wollen gestrandeten Pottwal retten

Es werden immer mehr: Auch an der britischen Küste ist erneut ein Wal gestrandet - noch lebt das Tier.

04 February 2016

Schleswig-Holstein: Helfer starten Bergung der Pottwale aus dem Watt

Vor der Küste Dithmarschens hat der Abtransport verendeter Wale begonnen. Bagger schleppen die acht gestrandeten Meeressäuger vom Watt.

03 February 2016

Ships' noise is serious problem for killer whales and dolphins, report finds

Low-frequency noise is known to affect baleen whales but high-frequency din from vessels is harming endangered orcas’ ability to communicate and find prey

02 February 2016

Nordsee: Erneut acht Pottwale vor Dithmarschen gestrandet

Wenige Wochen nach dem Fund mehrerer toter Pottwale stranden in der Nordsee wieder tonnenschwere Meeressäuger.

01 February 2016

Feds expand protected habitat for right whales along East Coast

"We’re making significant progress in reversing the population decline of the species," said Eileen Sobeck, assistant NOAA administrator.

27 January 2016

Sperm whales stranded in UK may be part of beached German and Dutch pods

Lincolnshire whales likely to have entered North Sea with those washed up on north European islands, says lead scientist

26 January 2016

Strandungen: Pottwale sterben an englischer Küste

An der deutschen und niederländischen Küste wurden in den vergangenen Tagen zwölf Pottwale angespült, jetzt sind auch in England Wale gestrandet.

25 January 2016

Why are so many whales getting washed up?

The shores of Lincolnshire and Norfolk, as well as Germany and Holland, have become the last resting place of 17 sperm whales recently. But are these deaths natural or the fault of humans?

25 January 2016

UK whale strandings: why did they happen?

The five sperm whales washed up on England’s east coast may have died after they took a wrong turn from the Atlantic into the shallow North Sea

25 January 2016

Sperm whales beached in Skegness following Hunstanton death

Three dead sperm whales found washed up on a beach in Lincolnshire are "believed to be from the same pod" as a whale which died at Hu

24 January 2016