Scientists say a group living in the Araguaia River, Brazil has been isolated from other varieties for more than two million years
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
Those of us who are sickened by what’s happening can be part of the solution
Taiji Cove dolphins: Japanese government defends 'lawful' slaughter as hunters prepare to kill 200 animals
Monday 20 January 2014
Hundreds of dolphins are killed in a remote Japanese bay during hunting season. The town argues it is an important tradition, but conservationists maintain the bloody practice is inhumane
Saturday 18 January 2014
Conservationists warn the captive selection process will begin again tomorrow
Tuesday 07 January 2014
A lonely young dolphin is trying to make friends with humans along Australia’s east coast but swimmers are being told to shun the creature.
Wednesday 01 January 2014
Dolphins ‘deliberately get high’ on puffer fish nerve toxins by carefully chewing and passing them around
Monday 30 December 2013
Extraordinary scenes filmed for new documentary showing the marine mammals in their natural habitats
Saturday 28 December 2013
Think-tank says recovery based on borrowing risks being unsustainable
Monday 23 December 2013
Care home residents have been inappropriately charged by staff at one of Britain’s leading charities for products ranging from DVDs to Chinese takeaways.
Friday 15 November 2013
We like to think of ourselves as better than giving in to our animal urges
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Taiji will continue to hunt small whales and dolphins despite project
Tuesday 08 October 2013
From mountain climbing to golfing, here’s a trip for all levels of adventurer
Thursday 03 October 2013
Team of six bottlenoses will use impeccable hearing and sonar capabilities to mark devices dropped during conflicts in the region
First Penguincam, now Squidcam - and 13 other high-tech animals: BBC engineers create beasts to mimic and spy on sea creatures
Monday 23 September 2013
Model makers and engineers working for the BBC have created a mechanical shoal disguised as 14 different types of sea creature – each capable of filming underwater.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
A dolphin is being monitored by a marine rescue charity after chasing fish miles up a Welsh river and arriving into English waters.
Sunday 11 August 2013
Survey of the nation's coastal waters reveals the first sighting this year of the giant marine animal
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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