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
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Tuesday 14 June 2011
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Wednesday 01 June 2011
A 44ft (13.4m) sperm whale which became beached probably died because it got lost, a marine expert involved in the rescue bid said yesterday.
Monday 23 May 2011
The death of a pilot whale who died off the Scottish coast was caused by an infection, a post-mortem suggested today.
Sunday 22 May 2011
Saturday 21 May 2011
A pod of pilot whales at risk of beaching themselves in shallow waters off the Western Isles have "calmed down" overnight, rescuers said today.
Friday 20 May 2011
Marine experts have been deployed to the Western Isles to try to prevent a mass stranding of pilot whales.
Sunday 27 March 2011
Saturday 26 March 2011
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for aspecific holiday. Today:a family half-term holiday on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. Prices are based on four peopletravelling together, departing 28 May.
Friday 25 March 2011
The French duo Cocoon bring the softest of touches to bear with their folksy harmonies on Where the Oceans End, a maritime-themed collection in which their affinity for aquatic mammals is displayed in songs addressed to dolphins, whales, sea lions and most quaintly, "Baby Seal", the pup perhaps evoked by the quiet wisps of theremin or bowed saw that peek out from behind the strings.
Saturday 12 March 2011
I'm afraid of the ocean. It seems ridiculous for someone spending time in Australia, but I really don't like swimming in the sea and snorkelling is even worse. How can anyone not have a panic attack when they hear themselves breathing like that?
Friday 04 March 2011
A 45-foot sperm whale has been discovered dead off the coast of east Kent.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
An entire pod of 197 pilot whales found stranded on a New Zealand beach have died, including 48 that were euthanised, government officials said yesterday.
Monday 21 February 2011
All members of a pod of 107 pilot whales that stranded on a remote New Zealand beach have died, including 48 that were euthanised, the government's conservation department said today.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Anti-whaling activists' high-seas confrontations with Japanese ships forced Tokyo to cut short its annual Antarctic whale hunt for the first time yesterday.
Thursday 17 February 2011
Environmentalists claimed victory yesterday after Japan halted its annual Antarctic whaling cull following weeks of harassment by a militant conservationist group.
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Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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