News tagged with marine animal rescue

Oil slick threatens birds and marine animals

Its long, brown neck held firmly in a blue towel, the northern gannet struggled for freedom, unaware of how very lucky it is to have been found swimming in a sea of oil off the Louisiana coast.

May 02, 2010
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New tool to aid in dolphin strandings

(Phys.org) —The cause of dolphin strandings has long been a mystery but a new study shows that clues about survival rates after release may be found in the sea mammal's blood.

May 02, 2014
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Dolphin pod dies trapped in ice off Canadian coast

Some 30 white-beaked dolphins have died after being trapped in ice off the coast of Canada's easternmost Newfoundland province, and three remaining alive are not faring well, officials said Monday.

Mar 17, 2014
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Killing whales by design and default

While countries such as Japan, Norway, and Iceland often are criticized for their commercial whaling practices, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) marine biologist Michael Moore points out how the ...

Feb 14, 2014
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When whales can't be rescued

Each year between one and five large whales beach themselves along the North Carolina coast. Most of these whales are already dead, and the others beach because they are usually too sick or injured to survive. ...

Jan 29, 2014
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