Ten whales dead, 41 others beached off Florida Gulf Coast

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With 10 of their podmates already dead, time is running out for more than 40 pilot whales that remain beached off Florida’s Gulf Coast, marine biologists said Wednesday.


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Survival ‘expectation low’ for pilot whales stranded in Florida’s Everglades park

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The outlook for dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded in shallow water off Florida’s Everglades National Park “does not look good,” wildlife officials said Wednesday.


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Taiji and the Drive to Extinction - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

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Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. (THE COVE RUNS RED. Endangered Striped #dolphins have been ambushed & mercilessly massacred!


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Whales Don’t Rely On Vision To Hunt?

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VANCOUVER - In the killer whale world, a noisy seal makes a fine meal, says new research into the hunting practices of transient orcas off the Pacific coast.A study by the Vancouver Aquarium a few years ago revealed that transient orcas do not, as…


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Researchers study microplastic pollution effect on ocean ecology

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Large amounts of plastic are found in the oceans. What are the impacts of miniature plastic particles on fish and crustaceans? And will these have ramifications for the availability of safe seafood?


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Ocean Plastic Pollution and Problem Solving | The Energy Collective

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A new report released recently identifies the best solutions to tackle the urgent problem of an estimated 20 million tons of plastic litter entering the ocean each year. Plastic pollution is a daunting crisis for the marine …


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Pod of pilot whales stranded in the Florida Everglades - WPTV

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WPTV Pod of pilot whales stranded in the Florida Everglades WPTV About 30 pilot whales were spotted Tuesday afternoon in the Florida Everglades around 30 miles from land, said Kim Amendola, spokeswoman for National Oceanic and Atmospheric…


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Twitter / CoveGuardians: This is the 3rd day of capture. …

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This is the 3rd day of capture. Bottlenose dolphins will undergo the same ordeal as yesterday. 6:20am #tweet4taiji http://t.co/rgX9JXGecD


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Corals surviving the ocean’s pollution - Phys.org

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Unlike other marine species, the corals are still capable of adapting under current circumstances of sea acidification, reveled by researchers at the Center of Biological Research of the Northeast (Cibnor).


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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.


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