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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Friday 12 November 2010
Greenpeace has launched legal action in a bid to stop UK offshore drilling in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Tuesday 05 October 2010
Kevin Pietersen is hoping to make the most of his brief stint with South African side the Dolphins ahead of what he expects to be a very tough winter.
Monday 20 September 2010
Imperial Tobacco is due to post a full-year trading statement on Wednesday and, ahead of the update, investors must be hoping that this week's update helps turn the tide for the cigarette maker's shares.
Thursday 09 September 2010
Cricket South Africa has approved a request from the Dolphins for Kevin Pietersen to play two games for his former team next month.
Tuesday 24 August 2010
The US federal job safety agency fined SeaWorld Orlando 75,000 US dollars for three violations uncovered while investigating the February death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged underwater.
Tuesday 17 August 2010
No one who saw it will ever forget the sequence in David Attenborough's The Trials Of Life where a killer whale, a terrifying six-tonne monster, bursts out of the sea on to a beach in Patagonia to grab a lounging, unsuspecting sea-lion pup. If that pup was shocked, so were we. A killer whale! On dry land! It was an image to stamp indelibly on our minds the wonder of the natural world.
Saturday 03 July 2010
"The Cove," an Oscar-winning film about a Japanese dolphin-hunting village, opened today around Japan after protests by angry nationalists pressured cinemas to cancel earlier showings.
Saturday 03 July 2010
A group of wildlife spotters taking a boat trip off the north coast of Skye encountered an enormous "superpod" of 1,000 dolphins.
Saturday 26 June 2010
A Japanese court has issued a rare ban against demonstrators who have hounded screenings of an Oscar-winning documentary exposing the country's infamous annual dolphin cull.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Oil had spewed uncontrolled into the Gulf of Mexico for much of the day yesterday before engineers reattached a cap being used to contain the gusher and direct some of the crude to a surface ship.
Saturday 08 May 2010
Although Ukip's Nigel Farage remained in hospital after the light-aircraft crash that almost killed him on polling day, scenes at the Buckingham count, where he stood for Parliament, remained decidedly colourful.
Saturday 17 April 2010
It's a low-budget film, but it's made by people who are clearly very well informed. It was conceived by the environmental writer Charles Clover; you can feel, as you watch, that this is someone who's been intrepid in his research. It's a bit like a thriller.
Friday 19 March 2010
Four Liberal Democrat MPs were ordered today to apologise to the House of Commons and repay money after an inquiry into cash they received from the landlord of taxpayer-funded second homes in Westminster.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Wild dolphins are suffering at the hands of well-meaning tourists, say British experts.
Tuesday 09 March 2010
Pro-whaling officials have reacted angrily to news that a documentary about a gruesome annual dolphin cull in a remote Japanese fishing town has bagged an Academy Award.
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