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 02 May 2008
Efforts to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale from being killed by ships are being blocked by Vice President Dick Cheney according to leaked documents.
Thursday 17 April 2008
The North Atlantic right whale, one of the most endangered mammals, is in danger of extinction because the Bush administration has, so far, refused to impose measures to protect the creatures from being hit by ships near busy US ports.
Tuesday 15 April 2008
A Japanese fishing fleet is expected to return from its latest expedition having killed just over half its target number of whales.
Friday 22 February 2008
On their self-titled 2006 debut, New Zealand's Ruby Suns combined a serious Brian Wilson fixation with the African memories of their well-travelled expatriate Californian leader Ryan McPhun to create a kind of antipodean indie-prog-rock.
Monday 11 February 2008
The future of Britain's most famous dolphins is at risk from oil and gas exploration, conservationists say.
Thursday 20 December 2007
The puzzle over how the air-breathing ancestors of whales and dolphins took to the sea after millions of years living on land may have been solved with the discovery of a distant relative of marine mammals.
Sunday 10 December 2006
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Monday 17 April 2006
Saturday 07 January 2006
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Tuesday 21 June 2005
Friday 18 February 2005
Sunday 06 February 2005
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
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