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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Sunday 30 August 2009
Thursday 13 August 2009
The clue to one of this show's weaknesses is already in the title; it's homage time.
Saturday 18 July 2009
Tuesday 16 June 2009
Naval exercises could have contributed to the mass stranding of 26 dolphins on the Cornish coast a year ago, a scientific report found today.
Saturday 25 April 2009
The catastrophic decline of the common seal population in Scottish waters could be blamed partly on killer whales, marine biologists believe.
Tuesday 24 March 2009
Ten long-finned pilot whales were returned to sea today after surviving a mass stranding on a remote southwest Australian beach and appeared to be swimming away after some initial disorientation, an official said.
Monday 02 March 2009
Rescuers used jet skis, excavators and human muscle to save dozens of whales and dolphins stranded on a beach in southern Australia today, officials said.
Monday 05 January 2009
A national prosecutor has ordered a Norwegian firm to pay a 5m kroner fine - almost £500,000 - for a 2007 accident that killed eight people.
Tuesday 07 October 2008
Tuesday 12 August 2008
A quarter of whales, dolphins and porpoises are threatened with extinction, with one in 10 species endangered to the very highest levels, a study by conservationists will reveal today.
What does our financial future have to do with the price of fish? Everything, according to this Hastings boozer
Sunday 03 August 2008
Saturday 02 August 2008
A sick whale had to be put down last night after it repeatedly beached itself on sandbanks.
Wednesday 11 June 2008
It appears that mass strandings are increasing, or are at least more widely reported
Tuesday 10 June 2008
At least 21 dolphins died yesterday in the biggest mass stranding of marine animals in almost 30 years.
Sunday 25 May 2008
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
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- 4 Kajieme Powell: Missouri police release video footage of second man killed by officers
- 5 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation