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Japan dolphin hunt town meets with activists

(AP) -- An unprecedented meeting between conservationists and leaders of the dolphin-hunting village depicted in the Oscar-winning film "The Cove" ended in bitter disagreement Tuesday.

dateNov 02, 2010 in Ecology
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Commercial fishing endangers dolphin populations

Extensive commercial fishing endangers dolphin populations in the Mediterranean. This has been shown in a new study carried out at the University of Haifa's Department of Maritime Civilizations. "Unfortunately, ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Ecology
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Japan 'Cove' town plans dolphin park

The dolphin-hunting Japanese town of Taiji, made infamous by the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove", plans to open a marine mammal park where visitors can swim with the creatures, a media report said.

dateMay 01, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Dolphin conservationists save tigers in Bangladesh

A team of young Bangladeshi conservationists supported by the Conservation Leadership Program and Save Our Species have stopped a fire raging across an area of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, threatening species ...

dateAug 05, 2011 in Ecology
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Bottlenose dolphin strandings up in US East Coast

An unusually high number of bottlenose dolphins are dying off the U.S. East Coast this summer, the deadliest period for the sea mammals since a virus killed off more than 700 in the late 1980s, federal officials said Thursday.

dateAug 08, 2013 in Ecology
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Ocean cacophony a torment for sea mammals

With the constant churn of freighter propellers, the percussive thump of oil and gas exploration and the underwater din of military testing, ocean noise levels have become unbearable for some sea mammals.

dateDec 07, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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