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  1. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:01 PM PST - (WPTZ) - SeaWorld CEO resigns after company posts $200 million loss for 2017
    For nearly 30 years, SeaWorld has been part of many childhood memories in San Antonio. 2 of 31. For nearly 30 years, SeaWorld has been part of many childhood memories in San Antonio: from getting soaked by Shamu splashes, to feeding stinky fish to sea lions and rolling through the park in dolphin... (Source)

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  3. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:34 PM PST - (WebWire) - Springbok Casino Celebrates Dolphin Awareness Month
    March is Dolphin Awareness Month and Springbok Casino joins worldwide efforts to support these beautiful, highly intelligent marine mammals. The South African online casino has compiled a selection of stories and videos with interesting and fun facts about these graceful, friendly and playful animals. (Source)

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  5. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 07:01 PM PST - (JAPAN Forward) - Taiji and the Liberal Dolphin Party
    Each year they take a trip to study an issue of political importance, and this year they had come to Taiji for a 'Whale Summit.' The future political leadership of Japan, a country struggling with military independence, the rise of China, reliance on nuclear energy, a plunging birthrate, and even a nasty... (Source)

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  7. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Atlas Obscura) - How Whale Calls Change Over Time
    When Holly Root-Gutteridge imitates an infant North Atlantic right whale, it sounds like something between a yawn, a squawk, and a boop. 'You can tell what kind of call they're trying to make, but it comes out really funny,' she says. Some sound loopy. On one recording, 'one of them sounds like a... (Source)

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  9. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (National Geographic) - Bad Breeding Season Spells Trouble for Endangered Whale
    Northern right whale mother and calf swimming off the Atlantic coast of Florida. There were no ... Fewer and fewer calves are born every year, she says, and one reason scientists suspect this is happening is that female whales are not able to gain enough weight to become pregnant. Curious Baby... (Source)

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  11. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (The West Australian) - Orca pod captured in savage attack on a beaked whale near WA's Bremer Canyon
    Through a blood-soaked scene of watery chaos, killer whales lived up to their name off WA's south coast last week as they tore apart their hapless prey. The orca pod was captured by Naturaliste Charters surging up to 50km/h as they savaged a beaked whale near Bremer Canyon. 'We observed the pod... (Source)

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  13. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Sacramento Bee) - Once-in-a-lifetime video of boaters petting a whale might show a crime, experts say
    A video posted to Facebook by a Fort Bragg, Calif., whale-watching company shows passengers leaning over the side of a boat to pet a passing gray whale in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Another shows the whale blasting a man with water from its spout as other passengers laugh. The videos... (Source)

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  15. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Science Magazine) - Scientists haven't seen a single baby right whale calf this season
    Not a single North Atlantic right whale calf has been spotted by scientists this breeding season, raising concerns about the future of this endangered animal, NPR reports. Between November and March, the whales swim down to the warm waters of Georgia and Florida to give birth and raise their young... (Source)

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  17. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Newsweek) - Watch: Amazing Video Shows Antarctica Through the Eyes of Minke Whale Swimming Beneath the ...
    Minke whales swim beneath the sea ice of Antarctica, one of the most difficult places on Earth to study. But scientists for the first time are uncovering the mysteries of the species by attaching cameras and capturing point-of-view footage of their journeys, according to World Wildlife Fund-Australia. (Source)

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  19. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (National Geographic) - Exclusive: Mysterious Orcas Filmed Underwater for First Time
    Orcas Take Down Whale in Coordinated Attack August 2, 2017 - For the first time, scientists filmed a pod of orcas in a coordinated attack against a bowhead whale. Because the juvenile bowhead is up to three times heavier than the orcas, the predators work as a team to take it down. The pod leader... (Source)

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  21. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (KEZI TV) - Whale carcass rolls ashore along Oregon Coast
    Lorna Stolle was driving along the Oregon coast Thursday morning when she came across the whale carcass and she snapped a photo of it. She said it was found north of Gold Beach at milepost 320, just south of the Ophir beach access. KEZI 9 News reached out to the Oregon Department of Fish and... (Source)

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  23. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:33 PM PST - (Benzinga) - Gray Whale Encounters Dramatically Rise Preceding the 47th Annual Dana Point Festival of Whales
    Since Dana Point arguably offers the best whale watching and dolphin watching excursions in Orange County, The Festival of Whales has been drawing whale and dolphin enthusiasts from across Southern California to enjoy a variety of family events that are fun, educational, and ocean-themed. (Source)

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  25. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:33 PM PST - (MetroNews Canada) - Park Board appeals BC Supreme Court ruling on cetacean captivity
    Senior marine mammal trainer Lenora Marquez works with Helen, a Pacific white-sided dolphin, on Jan. ... Currently, the aquarium is only caring for one cetacean, a Pacific white-sided dolphin named Helen, and the Park Board said Friday that it continues to support the aquarium in that work, even as it... (Source)

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  27. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (Reuters) - How Shell hid a Whale before placing Mexican oil bet
    The geological intelligence gleaned from the Whale discovery explains why Shell (RDSa.L) bid so aggressively for the Mexican blocks, something that had confounded industry experts. It could also offer insight into the rationale underpinning its bet that Latin America - particularly Mexico and Brazil - will... (Source)

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  29. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (Eater NY) - Bill Clinton Pops Into Hot Spot Simon and the Whale
    Looks like the Clintons are on a NYC dining rampage. Just a week after Hillary Clinton received a standing ovation at Upland, Bill Clinton strolled into super hot Flatiron restaurant Simon and the Whale in the Freehand Hotel on Thursday night. The restaurant's owner Gabriel Stulman, who opened the... (Source)

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  31. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (Bitcoin News) - Genesis Launches Whale Sized Crypto-Loan Service
    Genesis Launches Whale Sized Crypto-Loan Service Genesis Capital will be a new lending firm for institutional investors that provides the opportunity to borrow a wide variety of digital currencies. The new subsidiary believes individuals and businesses will need cryptocurrency loans so they can deploy... (Source)

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  33. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (Reuters) - FOCUS-How Shell hid a Whale before placing Mexican oil bet
    Six months earlier, its drilling rig had struck a giant oil reservoir, the Whale well, in the U.S. side of the Gulf of Mexico - just across the border from many of the Mexican blocks, which share a similar Paleogene-age geology. Calculating that this significantly increased the chances of the Mexican blocks... (Source)

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  35. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (The Scotsman) - The best places to see whales in Scotland
    They're some of the most majestic creatures in the world, and nothing compares to seeing whales in their natural environment. Lucky for both residents and visitors, Scotland is one of the best countries on the planet for whale-watching. Here are places to go if you want to spot a minke or orca whale... (Source)

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  37. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News) - Future for Right Whales Grows Even More Bleak
    After a year of rising concern about North Atlantic right whales, which scientists say could go extinct in the next 20 years, researchers have yet to document a single newborn whale during the calving season that is coming to an end. Bad news about the calving season follows a year with 17 documented... (Source)

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  39. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (Hakai Magazine) - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Whales
    Its efforts have had little to do with the 76 endangered, fish-eating southern resident killer whales (SRKW) that live in the northeast Pacific, straddling the border between Washington and British Columbia. But if a new bill working its way through the Washington State legislature gets the go-ahead... (Source)

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  41. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (WCAI) - Where Are Right Whales When Not in Cape Cod Bay? New 'Emergency Initiative' Seeks to Find Out
    Researchers fear that the North Atlantic right whale may be headed toward extinction, with fewer than 100 breeding females left in a population numbering less than 450. The Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, in response to this crisis, has launched a new program called the Right Whale... (Source)

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  43. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00 PM PST - (PR Web) - Gray Whale Encounters Dramatically Rise Preceding the 47th Annual Dana Point Festival of Whales
    'There is no better time or place to see these majestic gray whales than Dana Point this season,' said Captain Dave Anderson, 'It's my hope we can accommodate as many people as possible -- our smaller, more intimate boats create the perfect environment to see the gray whales and dolphins up close. (Source)

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  45. Sat, 03 Mar 2018 04:00 PM PST - (Port Huron Times Herald) - Books on nature can inspire interest
    Whales were once hunted so aggressively that these majestic animals almost vanished completely from the earth before humans learned to study whales rather than kill them. Science has taken us far in helping to understand whales, but one mystery that still remains to be solved is whale strandings. (Source)

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  47. Sat, 03 Mar 2018 07:03 PM PST - (The Global Dispatch) - 'Whale Wars' finds new life on Amazon Prime as tons of reality TV shows available for binge watching
    Former Greens leader Bob Brown said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull had 'whale blood on his hands' for not doing enough to stop Japan's Southern Ocean whale hunt. But the Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said: 'No country has done more than Australia to try to end Japan's... (Source)

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  49. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 04:02 PM PST - (Jakarta Globe) - Stranded Sperm Whale Safely Returned to Deep Sea in East Java
    A sperm whale that became stranded near Situbondo in East Java was freed and safely returned to the sea in a joint rescue operation on Saturday (03/03), the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries said in a statement. Local fishermen informed the authorities about the stranding early on Friday... (Source)

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  51. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (Mother Jones) - An 'Unusual Mortality Event' Could Push an Entire Endangered Whale Species Past the Point of ...
    There are only about 450 individual North Atlantic right whales left in the wild--and the ones remaining are in serious peril. The species is dying in record numbers and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration declared in June that a recent spike in right whale deaths, 17 just last year... (Source)

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  53. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (Maui Now) - Second Presumed Humpback Whale Placenta Recovered Off Maui
    Pacific Whale Foundation's Ocean Explorer, on the ultimate Ultimate Whalewatch with the Experts, recovered a placenta in Maui's waters today. As with the February 17 discovery, the placenta is presumed to be from a humpback whale. The crew and guests were about an hour into their trip, watching a... (Source)

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  55. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (CBC.ca) - Conservationists call for emergency order to save BC's killer whales
    Research biologist Linda Nichol, one of the report's authors, said addressing threats to southern resident killer whales requires international co-operation with the United States, as well as participation from many stakeholders -- including the shipping and whale-watching industries and both commercial... (Source)

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  57. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (EP) - How Shell Hid A Whale Before Placing Mexican Oil Bet
    The geological intelligence gleaned from the Whale discovery explains why Shell bid so aggressively for the Mexican blocks, something that had confounded industry experts. It could also offer insight into the rationale underpinning its bet that Latin America--particularly Mexico and Brazil--will be a... (Source)

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  59. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (CTV News) - Park board appealing Vancouver Aquarium whale ban decision
    VANCOUVER -- The Vancouver Park Board is appealing a court decision that determined it didn't have the authority to ban whales, dolphins and porpoises at the city's aquarium. A B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled last month that the aquarium's "non-interference" provisions in its contract prevented the... (Source)

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  61. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (Times of India) - Bengal's 'Blue Whale' swims to Cannes
    KOLKATA: The Bengali short film based on the infamous online game -- 'Blue Whale' -- has swam straight to the French Riviera. The 13-minute ... The makers of 'Blue Whale' are keeping their fingers crossed and waiting for the list of short films in official competition at Cannes to be announced in April. (Source)

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  63. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (The Province) - BC conservationists call on minister to issue emergency order to save killer whales
    Fisheries Minister Dominic Leblanc says Canada will move to match a U.S. requirement that all boats stay at least 200 metres away from southern resident killer whales on the B.C. coast. But several conservation groups say the federal government's failure to issue an emergency order to that effect... (Source)

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  65. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (Ventura County Star) - Shipping companies honored for whale efforts
    Several shipping companies have been recognized for participating in the 2017 'Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies' program, reducing speeds in the San Francisco Bay Area and Santa Barbara Channel region. The shipping companies include CMA CGM, Evergreen, Hamburg Sud, Hapag Lloyd... (Source)

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  67. Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06 AM PST - (ANTARA) - Stranded sperm whale in Situbondo successfully saved
    A whale stranded in the coastal waters of Jangkar Village, Jangkar, Situbondo, East Java, Friday (2/3/2018). ... Situbondo, E Java (ANTARA News) - The sperm whale stranded on the coast of Situbondo, East Java, since Thursday evening has successfully been saved by taking him to the middle of the... (Source)

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  69. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 08:01 PM PST - (The Vanguard) - Homecoming queen turned dolphin trainer
    USA senior Rachel Chamberlain, landed her dream job training dolphins at Dolphin Quest in Oahu, Hawaii. After graduation, Chamberlain has a job waiting for her as an Apprentice Marine Mammal Specialist for Dauphin Quest. This facility in particular has sentimental importance to Chamberlain. (Source)

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  71. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (fox5sandiego.com) - Boaters warned to watch for whale in San Diego Bay
    "We first got the report of a gray whale in the bay around 10:30 this morning," U.S. Coast Guard Public Affairs Officer Joel Guzman told FOX 5. "It did not seem to be in any danger or distress, but we did broadcast a notice to mariners to be on the lookout for their safety as well as the whale's wellbeing."... (Source)

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  73. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Maui Now) - Whale Tail: What it Means When a Humpback Does a Headstand
    Some interesting whale behavior was documented in waters off of Maui this week. A whale offshore of the McGregor Point Lighthouse in West Maui was observed in a headstand position for approximately four minutes on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2018. The individual who submitted the video... (Source)

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  75. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Jakarta Globe) - Stranded Sperm Whale Safely Returned to Deep Sea in East Java
    A sperm whale that became stranded near Situbondo in East Java was freed and safely returned to the sea in a joint rescue operation on Saturday (03/03), the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries said in a statement. Local fishermen informed the authorities about the stranding early on Friday... (Source)

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  77. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Namibian) - Whale Rock to start production in April
    THE Whale Rock Cement factory has set April 2018 as the month in which it will start the production of cement at the main plant outside Otjiwarongo. The factory's public relations officer, Manfred /Uxamb, said in an interview with Nampa on Thursday that they are ready to start producing and packaging... (Source)

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  79. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Journal of the San Juan Islands) - Volunteer for The Whale Museum
    The Whale Museum is holding one final open house this year for anyone interested in volunteering with museum's education department. The open house event will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 7. The education department staff will be available to discuss volunteer opportunities and... (Source)

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  81. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (The Boston Globe) - We must bring right whale back from edge of extinction
    Reading the news these days can feel like peering into a moral abyss. But even in this context, the report that right whales are on the edge of extinction due to human-related causes, including fishing methods, ship strikes, and climate change, stands out ('Prospects dim for survival of right whales,' Page... (Source)

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  83. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (BTCMANAGER) - Bitcoin 'Big Whale' Bill Miller Undeterred by Recent Cryptocurrency Bearish Run
    Bitcoin critics believe nothing good will ever come out of crypto, labeling virtual currencies an outright bubble. However, bitcoiners and crypto enthusiasts are entirely undeterred by the criticisms of people in the outside world or even the massive bloodbath that pushed the price of bitcoin down to $6,000. (Source)

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  85. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (The Sunday Post) - 'There's plastic in the birds and mercury in the whales': Film-maker reveals the horrors hidden in ...
    FILM-MAKER Mike Day thought his new documentary would shed light on the controversial whale-hunters of the Faroe Islands. Instead, he found another story altogether, not one about the islanders but about mankind and the damage we are inflicting on the planet. In the beautiful but bleak remoteness... (Source)

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  87. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Great Southern Weekender) - Thar she blows again!
    THIS year marks a number of significant anniversaries for the Great Southern, including 40 years since the closure of the Cheynes Beach Whaling Company in 1978 and the end of whaling in Australia. November 21, 1978 saw the Cheynes II, Cheynes III and Cheynes IV whale-chasing ships berthed at... (Source)

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  89. Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:01 PM PST - (GenomeWeb) - Cross-Species Genome Comparison Uncovers Regulatory Elements With Ties to Clinical ...
    Researchers from the University of Utah, the Huntsman Cancer Institute, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation compared the genomes of seven mammals with environmental, disease, and lifestyle adaptations: the African elephant, microbat, big brown bat, orca, bottlenose dolphin, naked mole rat... (Source)

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  91. Tue, 06 Mar 2018 07:00 PM PST - (Japan Today) - Norway boosts quotas to revive whaling
    "I hope the quota and the merging of fishing zones will be a good starting point for a good season for the whaling industry," Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg said in a statement. Norway and Iceland are the only countries in the world to authorise whaling. Japan also hunts whales, but officially it does so... (Source)

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  93. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:01 PM PST - (RTE.ie) - Two killer whales spotted off Co Kerry
    Nick Massett, of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, said the killer whales came within 60m of their boat and the close encounter took his breath away. "This was the first time I've seen a killer whale here and there's just something about them. They're awesome. They are an apex predator and you just... (Source)

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  95. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 07:00 PM PST - (The Guardian) - Norway boosts whaling quota despite international opposition
    Norway and Iceland are the only countries in the world to authorise whaling. Japan also hunts whales, but officially does so for scientific research purposes, even though a large share of the whale meat ends up on dinner plates. Norway does not consider itself bound by a 1986 international moratorium... (Source)

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  97. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (The Guardian) - Norway boosts whaling quota despite international opposition
    Norway and Iceland are the only countries in the world to authorise whaling. Japan also hunts whales, but officially does so for scientific research purposes, even though a large share of the whale meat ends up on dinner plates. Norway does not consider itself bound by a 1986 international moratorium... (Source)

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  99. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (The Australian Financial Review) - Bitcoin's Tokyo whale Nobuaki Kobayashi is a seller
    He's not your typical bitcoin whale, but Nobuaki Kobayashi has become a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency world. The Tokyo attorney and bankruptcy trustee for the now-defunct Mt. Gox exchange disclosed that he sold about $US400 million worth of bitcoin and bitcoin cash since late... (Source)

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  101. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Telegraph.co.uk) - Norway sparks outcry by raising whaling quota
    Norway has angered environmentalists by announcing a 28 percent increase of its annual whaling quota to 1,278 whales in an attempt to revive the ailing, controversial industry. In recent years Norway's whalers have failed to catch the quotas set by Oslo and the number of whaling boats has plummeted... (Source)

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  103. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Siuslaw News) - Getting ready for whale tails
    In a few weeks, Oregon's coastline will draw visitors both on land and in the sea as people flock to viewpoints along the coast for a chance to spot the annual spring gray whale northern migration from Mexico to Alaska. Approximately 18,000 gray whales make the return trek from the warm-water lagoons... (Source)

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  105. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (NBC 7 San Diego) - Coast Guard: Whale Spotted in San Diego Bay
    A whale wandered into San Diego Bay Monday, popping up close to docked aircraft carriers and sailboats enjoying the sunshine and good weather. U.S. Coast ... Newschopper 7 spotted the whale surfacing to get air near the large booms in place near Naval Air Station North Island's Pier K. Whale... (Source)

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  107. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (CBC.ca) - Bowhead whale hunt coming to waters near Iqaluit this summer
    It's been seven years since the last bowhead whale was hunted and killed near Iqaluit, but a new hunt is planned for this summer. The Amarok Hunters and Trappers Association is encouraging hunters, volunteers and youth to sign up for the hunt. "In order to be successful we need to have Inuit... (Source)

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  109. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (The Independent) - A woman was told she looked like a whale after documenting her incredible postpartum ...
    Posing in the same bathing-suit in each photo, her transformation - the result of eating healthy and exercise, is remarkable. But rather than support and encouragement for her incredible progress, the fit mum instead received hateful comments that criticised her appearance. 'You look like a whale. (Source)

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  111. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Xinhua) - Norway increases quota for minke whale hunt in 2018
    OSLO, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Norway has decided to increase its whaling quota for 2018 to 1,278 common minke whales, news agency NTB reported Tuesday. "I hope quota ratios and the merging of fishing areas will provide a good starting point for a good fishing season for the whaling industry,"... (Source)

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  113. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Independent.ie) - 'Incredible, powerful, pure magic' - Killer whales spotted off the Irish coast
    "Very calm conditions on the water added to the magic of this encounter, with the powerful blows audible in the absence of any wind. Back home in Ventry by 11am - one quick spin and what felt like a foray into a whole different world for ages. It was my first ever killer whale encounter by boat, incredible... (Source)

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  115. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PST - (Mount Desert Islander) - Student scientists and a whale named Calvin
    CASTINE -- Bill McWeeny, a whale researcher and science teacher at the Adams School in Castine, has a group of middle school students who are passionate about the endangered North Atlantic right whale. The group is the subject of an upcoming documentary from filmmaker Thom Willey of... (Source)

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  117. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:02 PM PST - (Florida Keys Weekly) - Respond and Rescue
    dolphin Dr. Robert Stevens evaluates a Risso's dolphin that stranded itself in the Florida Bay. The markings on the dolphin are common and are typically social markings from other dolphins tactically communication. To learn more about the Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder mission before its... (Source)

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  119. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 07:00 PM PST - (Telegraph.co.uk) - Norway sparks outcry by raising whaling quota
    However, UK-based Whale and Dolphin Conservation slammed the rise as a 'provocative and unnecessary move'. Norway is one of just two countries in the world to authorise whaling. The other is Iceland. Japan is also a notorious whale-hunting nation, but officially it kills the marine mammals for the... (Source)

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  121. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (The Sydney Morning Herald) - 'This is horses--t': Bitcoin investors blaming a Tokyo 'whale' for recent price slide
    Angry bitcoin traders are railing against bitcoin sales by the trustees of funds from collapsed Japanese crypto exchange Mt Gox. Replay. Replay Video. Loading. Play Video. Mt Gox was launched in 2010 and was one of the earliest cryptocurrency exchanges. It grew to become the world's biggest... (Source)

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  123. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Independent Online) - Bitcoin's Tokyo whale sold $400m and he's not done yet
    INTERNATIONAL - He's not your typical Bitcoin whale, but Nobuaki Kobayashi has become a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency world. The Tokyo attorney and bankruptcy trustee for the now-defunct Mt. Gox exchange disclosed on Wednesday that he sold about $400 million worth of Bitcoin... (Source)

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  125. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (International Cement Review) - Whale Rock Cement ready to start production in April
    "Whale Rock Cement will be the largest cement factory in Namibia and has a lifespan of 50 years with the best limestone in the area. The Cheetah Cement brand is entering the market to uplift the living standard of Namibians and to bring competitive prices in the market and to make the building industry... (Source)

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  127. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Futurity: Research News) - No new babies for North Atlantic right whales?
    North Atlantic right whales face a serious danger of extinction--a danger made all the more apparent this breeding season as scientists see no sign of newborns. As waters warm and food supplies dwindle, the right whales are migrating further north into places like the Gulf of Saint Lawrence where they... (Source)

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  129. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Bloomberg) - A Mutual Fund Whale Makes Big Bets on Junk BondsE28094Using ETFs
    A Mutual Fund Whale Makes Big Bets on Junk Bonds--Using ETFs. Manager Matt Pasts tries to time the market. Are his dramatic moves shaking up the market? By. Sridhar Natarajan. @sridinats More stories by Sridhar Natarajan. March 8, 2018, 5:00 AM EST. Illustration: 731. In early February, most of... (Source)

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  131. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (SUP Magazine) - Gray Whale Encounter in Laguna Beach
    However, nothing compares to the thrill of stroking alongside earth's biggest mammals. In this clip, paddler Rich German finds himself paddling alongside a juvenile grey whale, just off the coast of Laguna Beach, California. His excitement is palpable and it's an experience we all hope to have one day. (Source)

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  133. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Broadway World) - Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Presents 'Once In A Whale' At The Pacific Design Center
    Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Presents 'Once In A Whale' At The Pacific Design Center Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre (HDDT), a LA-based site-specific dance company, for the world premiere of Once in a Whale on Friday, March 23 at 8:30 pm. The performance will incorporate the "Design Is Global"... (Source)

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  135. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (The Spinoff) - The mystery of Zach the miracle AI, continued: it all just gets Terribler
    But while the Whales remain silent (not even a click or a whistle!), I have heard from lots of other people, from techy types on Twitter offering their considered opinions that Zach looks batshit bonkers, to concerned doctors in Christchurch. 'I'm told a number of doctors at the [Christchurch] hospital have... (Source)

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  137. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Co.Design) - This Furniture Started Life As Trash Discarded In Amsterdam's Canals
    These plastic fishing tours are offered by the social enterprise company Plastic Whale, which over the last seven years has transformed the thousands of PET bottles that volunteer fishers have hooked out of Amsterdam's canals into plastic boats. The more plastic they fish out, the more boats they can... (Source)

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  139. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:03 PM PST - (Port Stephens Examiner) - Organisation for the Rescue and Research of Cetaceans in Australia (ORRCA) running whale ...
    ORRCA will be training volunteers in whale, dolphin, seal and dugong rescue techniques in Port Stephens on Saturday, March 24. ... Ms O'Neill said the non-profit, licenced rescue group responded to a significant amount of whale and dolphin incidents, as well as seal haulouts, in the 2017 season and... (Source)

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  141. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 04:03 PM PST - (Port Stephens Examiner) - Organisation for the Rescue and Research of Cetaceans in Australia (ORRCA) running whale ...
    The Organisation for the Rescue and Research of Cetaceans in Australia (ORRCA) predicts winter will be a busy time for its volunteers, which is why it is recruiting more now. ORRCA will be training volunteers in whale, dolphin, seal and dugong rescue techniques in Port Stephens on Saturday, March... (Source)

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  143. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 04:03 PM PST - (Asbury Park Press) - Storm uncovers humpback whale skeleton at Brigantine
    ... Stranding Center in Brigantine, responded to the whale stranding almost a decade ago. The whale had washed up deceased. "Almost every winter the erosion exposes the skeleton and the city comes and buries it again," said Schoelkopf. "Then people come, sit on the beach all summer on top of it.". (Source)

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  145. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (National Geographic) - Exclusive: Rare, Mysterious Whales Filmed Professionally for the First Time
    On February 27, photographer and videographer Patrick Dykstra captured what may be the first drone or aerial footage of Gervais' beaked whales. He was filming about three miles off the west coast of Dominica in the Caribbean Sea. Dykstra and his Picture Adventure Expeditions team accidentally... (Source)

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  147. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Views and News from Norway) - Whale quota raised as hunt declines
    Norway's fisheries minister, Per Sandberg, has raised the quota for the country's controversial whale hunt to a level that's three times the size of last year's total catch. He claims he's simply trying to keep the hunt alive. 'Norway has a viable whaling business, despite zero subsidy and that Japan is the... (Source)

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  149. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Asbury Park Press) - Storm uncovers humpback whale skeleton at Brigantine
    Storm uncovers humpback whale skeleton at Brigantine. Dan Radel ... BRIGANTINE - The March nor'easters uncovered the 20-foot skeletal remains of a humpback whale on Brigantine beach. ... Watch Schoelkopf talk about whales at the Jersey Shore in the Asbury Park Press documentary below. play. (Source)

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  151. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (OCRegister) - Volunteers add more life-size whales to Doheny State Beach 'Whale Walk'
    You don't have to be out on the water to see whales at the beach. Take a stroll on the 'Whale Walk' at Doheny State Beach, and you'll see just how big the largest mammal on Earth, the blue whale, can get. Stop for a moment to marvel at the newly created sperm whale's massive head, or check out the... (Source)

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  153. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Port Stephens Examiner) - Organisation for the Rescue and Research of Cetaceans in Australia (ORRCA) running whale ...
    The Organisation for the Rescue and Research of Cetaceans in Australia (ORRCA) predicts winter will be a busy time for its volunteers, which is why it is recruiting more now. ORRCA will be training volunteers in whale, dolphin, seal and dugong rescue techniques in Port Stephens on Saturday, March... (Source)

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  155. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Daily Mail) - What whale? Jaw-dropping photo shows diver swimming just metres away from deadly orcas in ...
    A Norwegian photographer captured the heart-stopping moment his friend swam near two killer whales who were feeding at the time. Teacher and father-of-three Svein Aasjord, 44, took the stunning shots in a fjord called Kaldfjord, in northern Norway, where he lives with his family. The waters, close to... (Source)

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  157. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Santa Barbara Independent) - California's Whale Protection Program Expands
    The slowing of shipping traffic through the Santa Barbara Channel -- an initiative to lower death rates from ships hitting whales and also to decrease pollution -- expanded to the Bay Area in 2017. A ceremony near the Port of Los Angeles on March 1 recognized the 11 companies that participated; they... (Source)

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  159. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Hacked) - Cryptocurrencies Plunge 23% Overnight as SEC, Tokyo Whale Trigger Mass Exodus
    Nobuaki Kobayashi has become a name known all too well by the cryptocurrency world. The so-called bitcoin whale has sold about $400 million worth of bitcoin and bitcoin cash in the last six months as part of a multi-billion-dollar iquidation of Mt Gox. According to Bloomberg, the whale still has another... (Source)

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  161. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Express.co.uk) - Bitcoin price LIVE: BTC plummets to $8k as Tokyo 'whale' takes the blame for 20% plunge
    Much of the blame for this current crash is falling onto the shoulders of one Nobuaki Kobayashi, an attorney known amongst those who traded through the 2014 Mt. Gox meltdown as the Tokyo 'whale'.Critics blame Mr Kobayashi for triggering the fall that pushed bitcoin down below $10,000 this week. (Source)

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  163. Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (CTV News) - Beluga whale rescued off Alaska flown to SeaWorld in Texas
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- An endangered beluga whale calf rescued off Alaska's coast was swimming in his new home Friday at SeaWorld San Antonio after a cross-country flight. The whale named Tyonek was less than a month old when he became stranded in Alaska's Cook Inlet last fall. Now 5 months old... (Source)

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  165. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 04:02 PM PST - (CBS Boston / WBZ) - Porpoise Dies After Stranding In Dorchester During Nor'easter
    BOSTON (CBS) -- A pregnant harbor porpoise died this week after stranding itself in Dorchester during the height of Wednesday's nor'easter. The porpoise was found on the shore of the Harbor Point complex. According to the New England Aquarium, harbor porpoises are the smallest of the dolphin... (Source)

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  167. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 07:00 PM PST - (Views and News from Norway) - Whale quota raised as hunt declines
    Norway's fisheries minister, Per Sandberg, has raised the quota for the country's controversial whale hunt to a level that's three times the size of last year's total catch. He claims he's simply trying to keep the hunt alive. 'Norway has a viable whaling business, despite zero subsidy and that Japan is the... (Source)

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  169. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Daily Telegraph) - Whale watching in Sydney: Photographer's hunt for the perfect picture
    Picture: Jonas Liebschner. By the time he arrived at Whale Watching Sydney 11 years ago, the now operations manager for the tour boat operators was deeply in love with the challenges of shooting images of the mighty marine mammals. 'It's a really cool job being so close to nature watching whales. (Source)

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  171. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (CBS San Francisco Bay Area) - Young Gray Whale Found on Angel Island Likely Died of Malnutrition
    SAUSALITO (CBS SF) -- A gray whale found washed ashore Thursday on Angel Island probably died of malnutrition, according to the Marine Mammal Center. Eight scientists arrived at Sand Springs Beach on Angel Island Thursday to determine the cause of death of a 28-foot juvenile male gray whale... (Source)

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  173. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Westerly News) - VIDEO: Pacific Rim Whale Festival kicks off with parade in Tofino
    A longtime streak of getting soaked came to an end Saturday morning as the rain stayed away from the West Coast's Pacific Rim Whale Festival parade. Tofino's streets were filled with floats and excitement at 10 a.m. as the festival kicked off its 32nd annual appearance under unprecedented sunshine. (Source)

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  175. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (OzarksFirst.com) - Beluga Whale Rescued Near Alaska Finds New Home
    SAN ANTONIO - An endangered beluga whale calf rescued off Alaska's coast is now swimming in his new home at a SeaWorld theme park. The 5-month-old whale named Tyonek made a 4,000-mile journey to SeaWorld San Antonio on Thursday. Tyonek was less than a month old when he became... (Source)

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  177. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Reuters) - In Iceland, global warming no longer a joke: president
    As one of just a handful of countries in the world that permits commercial whale hunting, Iceland's whale catch is 'sustainable', said Johannesson, who declined to comment on whether he personally supported the industry. Whale-watching has boomed alongside the tourism that has underpinned... (Source)

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  179. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Taipei Times) - Pygmy whales die despite Kaohsiung rescue efforts
    Three pygmy killer whales rescued from the Port of Kaohsiung (E9AB98E99B84E6B8AF) died on Friday night despite hours of treatment by experts, who found 18 entangled plastic bags in the stomach of one of the whales. The three whales were part of more than 20 cetaceans disoriented in the port and reported to... (Source)

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  181. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Brisbane Times) - Whales, crocodiles and dolphins: The painful toll of Queensland's shark program
    Dolphins, a crocodile and whales are among the animals indiscriminately caught up in Queensland's shark nets and baited drum lines, prompting calls by conservationists for their removal. The measures, designed to protect beach goers from attack, are also killing hundreds of sharks each year... (Source)

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  183. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (The Spokesman-Review) - Visit Whidbey Island in spring for a pastoral, peaceful experience
    'When you get on that ferry, you feel like you can breathe again,' said Karen Hagstrom, a volunteer at the Langley Whale Center. 'It certainly raises the stress level when you leave the island,' said Dave Broberg, owner of the Blue Goose Inn in Coupeville. 'It's just so relaxing to be here.' The long, skinny... (Source)

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  185. Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:02 PM PST - (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - INTERVIEW-In Iceland, global warming no longer a joke - president
    Whale-watching has boomed alongside the tourism that has underpinned Iceland's economic rebound, he said, with no sign visitors are staying away in protest at Iceland's continued hunting of minke and fin whales. "Sustainability and the miniscule amount of whales being caught in recent years (are)... (Source)

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  187. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (WMUR Manchester) - Pregnant porpoise dies after stranding in Boston
    Harbor porpoise are the smallest of the dolphin species found in New England waters usually measuring only 4 C2BD to 6 feet and weighing less than 200 ... Biologists with the aquarium say a necropsy showed the porpoise had a nearly full-term fetus and couldn't survive trauma suffered in the stranding. (Source)

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  189. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (TheChronicleHerald.ca) - Said the Whale take St. Patrick's Day in Halifax
    B.C.'s Said the Whale will be fully primed and ready to take on a St. Patrick's Day crowd in Halifax at this weekend's Into the Night Music Festival. The upbeat pop trio headlines the Saturday lineup at Olympic Hall, for the event formerly known as the GroundSwell Music Fest, immediately after spending... (Source)

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  191. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Taiwan News) - Autopsies of beached whales in south Taiwan reveal sickness
    TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --Three stranded killer whales, two female and one male, died at the National Cheng-kung University Marine Biology Cetacean Research Center (E7B693E68890E58A9FE5A4A7E5ADB8E6B5B7E6B48BE7949FE789A9E58F8AE9AFA8E8B19AE7A094E7A9B6E4B8ADE5BF83) in Kaohsiung this week. Researchers found 18 plastic bags in the stomach of the thinnest of... (Source)

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  193. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Greenpeace UK) - Antarctic Mother's Day
    Female blue whales are the biggest animals that have ever lived, yet those in the Southern Hemisphere depend on tiny Antarctic krill to survive. With a heart as big as an adult gorilla, and the ability to swallow half a million calories in a single mouthful, these gentle giants are truly astonishing animals in... (Source)

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  195. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Newcastle Herald) - Oil and gas seismic testing opponents will rally at Nobbys Beach on March 18
    Serious concerns have been raised about the impact of seismic testing on marine life, including whales, dolphins, turtles and fish, after research around ... and decaying fish and decreased catches after previous seismic testing off Newcastle, and the world-renowned whale and dolphin area was at risk. (Source)

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  197. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Revelstoke Review) - Column: Of grizzly bears and orcas
    There are two species of animal, dear to the heart of B.C. folks. Those being the grizzly bear and the Orca, also known as the killer whale. Both species are recently the subject of concern. For the great bears, emotion and politics have finally shut down the hunting of these animals through out the... (Source)

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  199. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Danbury News Times) - Boys hockey: Ridgefield rolls into Division I semis
    With a trip to the Whale on line, this time the Tigers left no doubt. Led by a dominant performance by Ridgefield's top line trio of Will Forrest, Nick Cullinan and Matt Walker, who scored five times as the No. 5 Tigers booked their place in the Division I semifinals behind a 7-0 win over the No. 13 Blue Wave... (Source)

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  201. Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Times of Malta) - Research on dolphins and whales in Maltese waters published in Nature journal
    A research assessment on the status of dolphins and whales in Maltese waters has recently been published in Nature journal's Scientific Reports. The research was conducted by the University of Malta's Conservation Biology Research Group (CBRG-UM) in collaboration with the Biological Research... (Source)

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  203. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Worthing Herald) - Dead porpoise found on Worthing beach in third stranding
    A dead porpoise washed up on Worthing beach on Saturday in what the council has said was the third stranding in several days. The dead fully grown adult ... A short beaked dolphin was discovered on Western Road Beach in Lancing and another was found at the beach by Heene Road in Worthing. (Source)

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  205. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 08:00 PM PDT - (Care2.com) - Norway Just Raised Its Whaling Quota, Despite Plummeting Demand
    Japan is, of course, notorious for flouting international rules and using the 'scientific exploration' excuse to increase its quotas and catch as many whales as possible. This disregard for the moratorium has sparked fierce criticism from the International Whaling Commission and other bodies, but without... (Source)

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  207. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (CNBC) - Investors bullish on bitcoin now that the 'Tokyo Whale' has stopped selling
    The remaining liquidation reportedly won't happen until September, which some analysts say is helping sentiment. "It's still hanging over but now we've got six months or so before that's an issue," says Brian Kelly, CEO of BKCM. "In terms of the Tokyo Whale, it's a supply issue, but it's also a sentiment... (Source)

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  209. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Spectrum News) - Rescued baby whale finds new home at SeaWorld San Antonio
    SAN ANTONIO - A baby beluga whale has a second chance at life thanks to quick rescue efforts and a 4,000-mile journey from Alaska to Texas. The baby whale, named Tyonek, is settling into his new home at SeaWorld San Antonio after a massive rescue mission. He came late Friday night and has... (Source)

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  211. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Wallpaper*) - Simon The Whale, New York, USA
    From Gabriel Stulman, the restaurateur behind a handful of spots in New York's West Village, Simon & The Whale -- a name inspired by the whale-patterned gifts given to his toddler Simon -- is a corner street-facing neighbourhood restaurant on the ground floor of the city's new Freehand hotel. (Source)

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  213. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Norfolk Eastern Daily Press) - Ex-pupil seeks to solve mystery of Norwich's whale bone arch
    But the true origin of whale bone archway at Sewell Park Academy in Norwich remains a mystery to this day. Now, ex-pupil Wendy Cocks has made it her mission to find out more about the unusual structure, which appears to be made from a whale's jaw. The 70-year-old, from Mile Cross, attended the... (Source)

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  215. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Daily Planet') - From Amsterdam's canals to your office: This group creates high-end furniture from plastic waste
    Plastic Whale is the first professional plastic fishing company in the world. Based in Amsterdam, it fishes trash out of waterways and re-purposes it into circular products--from boats to furniture. This year, eight billion kilos of plastic waste will enter the world's rivers, lakes, and oceans, creating a hazard to... (Source)

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  217. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (DivePhotoGuide.com) - Last Spots on Upcoming Dominica Sperm Whale Trip Led by Keri Wilk
    If you checked out Keri Wilk's take on the Nikon D500 while photographing Dominica's sperm whales last year, you were likely thinking one of two things: 'That's one heck of a tasty DSLR and I want one!' or 'I would give anything to photograph those bad boys!' Or probably both. Well, nobody's handing... (Source)

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  219. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Savannah Morning News) - A whale heads to school
    Armed with baleen, a vertebra, an ear bone and the best prop of all, a life-size inflatable juvenile right whale named Smoke, educators from the Tybee Island Marine Science Center make these highly endangered whales highly relatable. 'Would you drink milk as thick as toothpaste?' Sydney Wiltshire... (Source)

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  221. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Seattlemag) - Road Trip: Whale Watching and Surfing in Westport
    Called the 'sports fishing capital of the world,' Westport was once best known for its large fleet of recreational fishing vessels. While charter fishing is still going strong, you'll also find other water-focused attractions here that are perfect for spring. Whale Watch. Westport is one of the best places in... (Source)

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  223. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Laredo Morning Times) - Beluga whale calf makes 4000-mile trip from Alaska to SeaWorld San Antonio
    The whale calf rode in a 'transport unit,' a large container filled with temperature-controlled water, while surrounded by animal care specialists. less. SeaWorld moved Tyonek via a five-hour nonstop chartered flight from Anchorage, Alaska to San Antonio International Airport. The whale calf rode in a... (Source)

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  225. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Maui Now) - Sanctuary Saturday! Whale Visitor Center Now Open on Last Saturdays
    The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center in KC4ABhei is now open on the last Saturday of each month. Situated on the south shore of Maui with picturesque views of KahoCABBolawe, LC481naCABBi and West Maui, the center offers the public a place to enjoy displays, ocean... (Source)

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  227. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Telegraph.co.uk) - Prehistoric tooth of whale-eating shark thought to be largest sea creature ever is stolen
    A prehistoric tooth belonging to an extinct giant shark has been stolen from a secret location in a remote coastal stretch of western Australia. The three-inch fossilised tooth belonged to a Megalodon, believed to be the largest sea creature in history that died out about 2.6 million years ago. Researchers... (Source)

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  229. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (KOMO News) - New effort to bring 'Lolita the killer whale' back to Northwest from Miami Seaquarium
    The Lummi Nation is making a serious effort to return Tokitae, also known as Lolita the killer whale, back to her ancestral waters of the Northwest. The killer whale was taken from the waters of Penn Cove in 1970 and for the last 47 years, she's been living in a tank at the Miami Seaquarium. (Photo:... (Source)

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  231. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Newsweek) - Lolita: Whale Trapped in Aquarium for 47 Years Could Return Home With Help of Native Americans
    Lolita is the sole surviving orca from a group of baby whales trapped by hunters 47 years ago. She's now about to begin a new chapter in her battle to return home to the Pacific Ocean--this time with the help of a group of Native Americans. The Lummi Nation, a Native American tribe in western... (Source)

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  233. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (BTCMANAGER) - Investors Eye Bitcoin Again After 'Tokyo Whale' Submerges
    Amid speculation that a trustee of the now-defunct Tokyo Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has contributed to flat or even declining interest in the virtual currency, said trustee has finally stopped selling off Bitcoin to settle creditors. For now, at least. (Source)

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  235. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (PR Newswire) - The Pacific Gray Whales Are Migrating North Right Now--and maybe you should too!
    FORT BRAGG, Calif., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Bragg, California and FloBeds.com are celebrating the 36th Annual Whale Festival, which honors the migration of the Gray Whale all the way from Baja back to its ancestral feeding grounds in the Bering Sea. What a perfect excuse for you to... (Source)

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  237. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (KBBI) - Tyonek the beluga whale moves to San Antonio
    He became the first Cook Inlet beluga whale to be ever be successfully rehabilitated. The center only worked with one other beluga prior Tyonek. Bulega whales are an endangered species and the center's team was hopeful that Toynek may be released back into the wild. But in January, the National... (Source)

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  239. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Maritime Herald) - This Whale Went to Die on a Mexican Beach
    Personal lifeguard's volunteers from that area went to the place where the whale ran aground identified as the species of gray whale, which in these times is migrating to the southern area derived from the temperatures recorded by the sea. This cetacean of great dimension of approximately 3 meters and... (Source)

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  241. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (CapeTown ETC) - Watch: Southern Right Whales in Cape Town
    Southern right whales were spotted enjoying the cool waters of the Atlantic Seaboard this week. Photographer Justin Sullivan captured a little pod diving in and out of the ocean. They are known for their gargantuan size and remain a fascination for many. Between June and October every year they put... (Source)

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  243. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Decider) - 'Children of the Whales' Is the Best New Anime to Hit Netflix
    The series is a bizarre one, but it's so immediately self-assured and the animation is so beautiful, it's easy to fall into Children of the Whales' rule-filled world. The anime follows an optimistic and friendly boy named Chakuro (Natsuki Hanae in the Japanese version / Johnny Yong Bosch in the English... (Source)

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  245. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:03 PM PDT - (The Quint) - 14 Spinner Dolphins Found Dead on TN Coast in 3 Days
    Stranded dolphins and whales on the coasts are not an unusual sight as November to April is the migratory season. However, never before have dead dolphins been washed ashore in such large numbers. 'This is why we are convinced that the dolphins may have been trapped in a large net,' said... (Source)

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  247. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:00 PM PDT - (Spectator.co.uk) - Today's pirate gold is the Patagonian toothfish
    I happened to be in Hobart, Tasmania in December 2009 when their vessel the Ady Gil -- a contraption that would have looked more at home on a Batman set -- was readying itself for a mission which would end in disaster the following month, when it was rammed by a Japanese whaling ship, the... (Source)

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  249. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - Killer whale research gets $12M infusion from Canadian government
    The Canadian government has announced more than $12 million in new funding for research aimed at protecting B.C.'s endangered southern resident killer whales. Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc was in Vancouver Thursday to unveil the cash infusion, which includes $9.1 million for developing... (Source)

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  251. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (New Atlas) - Plastic Whale makes office furniture from plastic waste
    Plastic Whale describes itself as the world's first plastic fishing company, and more than 11,000 people have volunteered to help it remove plastic from Amsterdam's canals since the firm began its cleanup operation in 2011. Over 100,000 plastic bottles and more than 2,000 bags of plastic waste have... (Source)

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  253. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (VICE News) - Using drones to gather whale snot E28094 for science
    Iain Kerr has been studying whales for the last 30 years. Traditionally, this type of work involves chasing a whale down, shooting it with a dart, and collecting a flesh sample. But recently, he's come up with a new source of data: whale snot. Over the last few years, Kerr has been experimenting with flying... (Source)

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  255. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (OCRegister) - Video: Gray whale twirls and feeds in surf off Laguna Beach's Three Arch Bay
    LAGUNA BEACH A gray whale feeding just feet from the coves at Three Arch Bay was captured live Tuesday, March 13, as it twirled in shallow water not far from nearby beachgoers. 'It was quite literally in the surf in as little as five feet of water,' said Domenic Biagini, a licensed drone operator who... (Source)

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  257. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Daily Star) - Terrifying moment KILLER whale charges towards small kayak TWICE
    And just as the passenger feels he may be safe, the killer whale turns around and heads towards the watercraft again. Narrowly avoiding making contact, the sea creature decides to let the lonesome explorer live. The clip has gained a mass of popularity after it was shared on Reddit yesterday. (Source)

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  259. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (The Mercury) - Norway oil companies apply for seismic testing in Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula ...
    Senator Hanson-Young said scientific mapping showed the 30,100 square kilometre test area would be subjected to testing for three months in the direct migratory path of southern Bluefin tuna and various whale species including southern right whale and sperm whale. Kangaroo Island is a significant... (Source)

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  261. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (iPolitics.ca) - iPolitics AM: Team Trudeau touts clean energy, killer whale protection plan in Vancouver
    A female resident orca whale breaches while swimming in Puget Sound near Bainbridge Island as seen from a federally permitted research vessel Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Several conservation groups say the federal government's failure to issue an emergency order reducing threats to endangered... (Source)

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  263. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Savannah Morning News) - VIDEO: Sharks feed on whale carcass off Cumberland
    But recent video and photos of large sharks including great whites (one estimated at 12-feet long) scavenging a whale carcass about 30 miles off Cumberland Island are fascinating. And the speed at which the predators transformed the dead humpback into only flippers and blubbery tissue is amazing. (Source)

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  265. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (GMA News) - Wounded 9-foot dwarf sperm whale found beached in Quezon province
    A dwarf sperm whale was beached along the coastline of Calauag, Quezon province on Wednesday morning. The whale, which had numerous wounds in different parts of the body, was 9.11 feet long and weighs around 200 kilos. A veterinarian was on hand to check on the condition of the whale, which... (Source)

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  267. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PDT - (Scoop.co.nz) - March for MC481ui This Sunday, 1pm Silo Park, Auckland
    A 2014 economic report commissioned by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, found that more than 80% of New Zealanders wanted to see more protection for MC481ui and Hector's dolphins, 'but this government is suggesting doing less' says MC481ui and Hector's Dolphin Defenders Chairwoman... (Source)

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  269. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - No right whale calves spotted this season a bad sign for endangered species
    There has not been a single North Atlantic right whale calf spotted this year, an unprecedented and alarming sign for this critically endangered species. Scientists expect to see mothers and calves making their way north toward Atlantic Canada by the end of February. But halfway through March, there... (Source)

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  271. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Daily Mail) - The grizzly moment great white sharks reduce a 28ft humpback whale carcass to just two flippers ...
    Grizzly footage shows the moment a 28ft-long dead humpback whale gets reduced to shreds by a group of hungry great white sharks. Video clips and photos captured by biologists from Georgia in the U.S. show the large carcass floating in the ocean and attracting a swarm of ravenous predators. (Source)

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  273. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (iPolitics.ca) - Tell your senators to stop blocking whale captivity ban: May to Scheer
    Tired of the stalling tactics Conservative members of the Red Chamber have used to keep a whale captivity bill beached in the Senate since October, Elizabeth May is calling on Tory Leader Andrew Scheer to wade in and stand up to his own senators. In an open letter sent to Scheer today, the Green... (Source)

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  275. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Time Out) - Hope the whale at the Natural History Museum is going green for St Patrick's Day
    The London Eye and the Trafalgar Square fountain normally get the emerald treatment, but this year there's a new addition. Tomorrow, Hope, the 4.5-tonne blue whale skeleton at the Natural History Museum, will be lit up with glowing green lights for Ireland. The luminous greening makes her look a little... (Source)

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  277. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (VENTS Magazine) - INTERVIEW: Modern Whale
    Hi VENTS! Doing well, thank you. Excited for the release of our new Modern Whale song! Can you talk to us more about your latest single 'The Dirt'? 'The Dirt' is set for release on March 16th and it will be our first single release of 2018. Did any event in particular inspire you to write this song? (Source)

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  279. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Times of India) - Carcass of Bryde's whale recovered from sea off TN coast
    Bryde's whale is a baleen whale belonging to the group of blue whales and humpback whales. In place of teeth, it has two rows of baleen plates to feed. It is a protected species in India, according to wildlife officials at the GoMMNP. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural... (Source)

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  281. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Travel+Leisure) - You Can Swim E28094 and Sing E28094 With Adorable Beluga Whales in Canada
    In Churchill, Canada, the beluga whales love listening to The Beatles, or so say the locals. With around 900 residents, Manitoba's largest subarctic settlement sits stranded where the Canadian taiga meets the clear waters of the Hudson Bay. Once an important relay station moving prairies of wheat onto... (Source)

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  283. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (National Observer) - Ottawa spends $9.1 million on studies aimed at protecting whales
    The University of British Columbia will examine how the whales have been affected by changes in the supply and quality of chinook salmon, its source of food. Another study by Ocean Wise will assess the impact environmental stressors are having on the whales, particularly noise and limits on prey. (Source)

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  285. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Daily Star) - Tour boat CRASHES into harbour as onlookers flee in panic
    ... the packed Adventure Hornblower vessel is seen trying to dock after a whale watching trip. Continuing at speed, it shows no sign of slowing down as it nears the pathway. Clearly worried at the ship's progress, people on land begin quickly running out of the way. Whale watching boat crash VIRALHOG. (Source)

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  287. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PDT - (Voxy) - 'March for Maui' tomorrow at Silo Park
    A 2014 economic report commissioned by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, found that more than 80% of New Zealanders wanted to see more protection for MC384 ui and Hector's dolphins, 'but this government is suggesting doing less' says MC384 ui and Hector's Dolphin Defenders Chairwoman... (Source)

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  289. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Hill) - Native American, conservation groups sue Trump for failing to protect humpback whale habitat
    The suit, filed Thursday in a San Francisco federal court, alleges that Trump's National Marine Fisheries Service failed to designate critical habitat for humpback whale populations after they were again listed as an endangered and threatened species in 2016, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. (Source)

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  291. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Newsweek) - Twitter Sleuths Identify Mystery Whale Scientist, Unnamed African American Woman in 1971 ...
    Andersen shared a photo she had found from the 1971 International Conference on the Biology of Whales, which held in June in Shenandoa National Park, Virginia. The conference's goal was to bring together almost 40 scientists to try to get a handle on whale population status around the globe. (Source)

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  293. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Hawaii News Now) - Influx of fishing nets, marine debris endanger Hawaii marine life
    In fact the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says 13 whales have been entangled by nets so far this year. The latest one is a juvenile whale which was found entangled in nets near Lanai's north shore on Thursday. The young whale was spotted dragging several buoys and lines in the... (Source)

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  295. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (PerthNow) - Hundreds to rally over NSW seismic testing
    Hundreds of locals will gather at a Newcastle beach to protest against seismic blasting, set to begin off the coast this week, which they say will kill marine life and harm migrating whales. The seismic survey site, off Newcastle, stretches across about 12.25 square kilometres and involves the firing of a... (Source)

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  297. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Ft. Bragg Advocate-News) - Pt. Cabrillo: 'everyone leaves with a smile'
    'Tis the season! It's that time of year when gray whales travel past our shores to cooler water. People of all ages -- locals and visitors -- line up along the coastline, focusing their attention on the ocean's surface hoping to catch a glimpse. A particularly grand view is available at the top of the Point... (Source)

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  299. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Daily Mail) - The London Eye leads the way as UK landmarks are illuminated in an emerald green to mark St ...
    The full list of UK buildings which will glow green again today includes; Blue Whale skeleton in the Natural History Museum in London, Tower 42 in London, London Eye, Heron Tower, Nelson's Column, Selfridges in London, Selfridges in Birmingham and Trafalgar Square fountains in London. (Source)

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  301. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Infosurhoy) - Great white sharks demolish a 28ft humpback whale carcass to shreds
    Grizzly footage shows the moment a 28ft-long dead humpback whale gets reduced to shreds by a group of hungry great white sharks. Video clips and ... Great whites -and tiger sharks -- steadily tuck into the whale, until the deceased beast is diminished to just two flippers and a lump of white blubber. (Source)

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  303. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Digital Journal) - Bitcoin price struggles to recover then again dips below $8000
    One reason behind the declining bitcoin price is the presence of the Tokyo whale in the market. The whale is charged with selling off a huge accumulation of bitcoin remaining from the Mt.Gox exchange that went bankrupt. He has been selling into the market for some time. However, the whale wants to... (Source)

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  305. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (SouthCoastToday.com) - Letter: Protect the marine monuments and save right whales
    It's good to see that kids are learning about humpback and right whales from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. The danger from entanglement that these whales face is very real and very timely. That's why it is so unnerving that the Trump administration is threatening to roll back the only... (Source)

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  307. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Daily Herald) - A whale tour tale: Guaranteed sightings with Island Adventure
    I went whale watching with Island Adventures, which started offering tours from Everett this month. I and about 75 other passengers eagerly boarded the 101-foot-long Island Explorer 3 for a three-hour cruise in Possession Sound and a chance to see migrating whales -- be they orca, minke, gray or... (Source)

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  309. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Scroll.in) - Scientists put a camera on a whale to get this remarkable underwater video footage
    You've probably never wondered how a whale views the world. Literally, that is, and not philosophically. Still, the video above will make you wish you did. The Minke whale is one of the lesser studied whale species, and not a lot is known about its behaviour. To bridge that gap, WWF Australia ventured... (Source)

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  311. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Cryptocoin Spy) - Response: Mt Gox Whale Didn't Use Normal Exchanges
    On Saturday, the 10th creditors' meeting regarding the liquidation of Mt. Gox's cryptocurrency holdings took place in Tokyo; putting controversial bankruptcy trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi (also dubbed the 'Mt Gox whale') under the spotlight. Per the transcript of the Q&A-style hearing, Kobayashi's... (Source)

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  313. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Concord Monitor) - Editorial: The tangled demise of right whales
    Once prized by whale hunters because they can be found close to shore, float when dead and can be rendered into great quantities of oil, they are among the world's most endangered species. Though capable of living 70 years, most die before reaching 30, primarily from entanglement in fishing gear... (Source)

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  315. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Westerly News) - VIDEO: Pacific Rim Whale Festival's Chowder Chow Down winners announced in Ucluelet
    The popular Pacific Rim Whale Festival event is one of the Food Bank on the Edge's largest annual fundraisers. 'We are so excited,' beamed the Food Bank's executive director Cris Martin during the event. 'The chefs work really hard to bring their best product to usE280A6The chefs are really interested in this... (Source)

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  317. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Fraser Coast Chronicle) - Defenders called to show evidence of Colton claims
    It follows the group launching a new fight against the regional mine, claiming the toxic water runoff from the proposed Maryborough mine will drastically affect Hervey Bay's waters and the region's whale population. The project, owned by mining group New Hope, was granted three critical mining... (Source)

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  319. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (CleanTechnica) - US Aims Another Hail Mary At Coal, Hits Natural Gas Instead
    Hey, remember back in the 19th century when the US tried to save its once-booming whale oil industry? No such luck, right? The whale oil industry went from being the fifth-largest sector of the US economy to practically zero in just a few decades. There are a bunch of good reasons for that, but they all... (Source)

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  321. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Hinckley Times) - Whales, rhinos and hippos in wild South Africa
    And at St Lucia I did manage to get on that whale-watching cruise I had yearned for ever since my arrival. Skipper Vaughan said he'd never seen such a tempestuous season and close to the climax of the ride - so harum-scarum I figured worth the money by itself - we feared our excursion would end in... (Source)

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  323. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (vtdigger.org) - Then Again: Zadock Thompson, chronicler of all things Vermont
    What Thompson was examining, he soon determined, was a large marine creature, a whale, actually. Once he had reconstructed the skeleton, Thompson traveled with it to Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The trip offered him the opportunity both to confirm his identification of the whale as... (Source)

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  325. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PDT - (LADbible) - Killer Whales Filmed Flipping Dolphin In The Air Before Skinning And Disembowelling It
    Filmed off the coast of Africa, researchers not only captured footage of the orcas killing a dolphin, they also reckon the beasts of the ocean stripped its skin and disembowelled the carcass. You can see the dolphin being tossed in the air between two killer whales, seemingly playing with their catch. (Source)

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  327. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (LADbible) - Killer Whales Filmed Flipping Dolphin In The Air Before Skinning And Disembowelling It
    Filmed off the coast of Africa, researchers not only captured footage of the orcas killing a dolphin, they also reckon the beasts of the ocean stripped its skin and disembowelled the carcass. You can see the dolphin being tossed in the air between two killer whales, seemingly playing with their catch. (Source)

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  329. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (VOCM) - NEW Dolphins Blocked by Ice in Heart's Delight
    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is monitoring the harbour in Heart's Delight as a number of white-beaked dolphins have become blocked in by ice. ... Anyone who sees injured or trapped marine animals is encouraged to contact Whale Release and Strandings Group or their local DFO office. (Source)

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  331. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (New Zealand Herald) - Incredible whale footage captured in Antarctica
    "I'm such an excited scientist right now," said University of Canterbury marine mammal expert Dr Regina Eisert, whose team filmed the minke whales during a recent expedition to the frozen continent. One shot in the footage showed a minke whale floating gracefully through the frame. Little was known... (Source)

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  333. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Spectator) - UPDATED: Thin body of beached whale carcass near Harbourville concerns marine animal society
    HARBOURVILLE -- A humpback whale carcass has washed up along the shoreline of a small community near Harbourville. The carcass remains on a beach near Donnellan's Brook, off Shore Road, where beach access has allowed dozens of people to walk over and see the dead whale for themselves. (Source)

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  335. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Onion (satire)) - Embarrassed Whale Panicking About Huge Barnacle Outbreak Before Date
    ATLANTIC OCEAN--Concerned that the unappealing affliction would spoil his plans for a romantic evening, an embarrassed right whale was reportedly panicking Monday after having a huge barnacle outbreak before an upcoming date. 'Oh god, I look terrible, they're all over my face,' said the mortified... (Source)

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  337. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Stuff.co.nz) - Tagged blue whale swims around the South Island
    Scientists have tagged blue whales off the New Zealand coast for the first time this summer, with one of the animals heading north while the other went for a swim around the South Island. The plan was to tag pygmy blue whales - which, despite the name, are not small - in the South Taranaki Bight in late... (Source)

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  339. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Spectator) - UPDATED: Humpback whale carcass found beached near Harbourville
    Duncan Karsten lives on Shore Road, which follows the coastline near Donnellan's Brook where a humpback whale carcass washed up March 18. He was among the first people to see the carcass which, due to high winds and powerful waves, has already moved approximately 200 feet from where it... (Source)

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  341. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Daily Astorian) - It's whale watch week!
    Gray whales are migrating north past the Oregon coast and the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department invites visitors to share the excitement during Spring Whale Watch Week March 24 to March 31. Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed 10 a.m. to 1... (Source)

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  343. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (TCPalm) - Humpback whales spotted by Fort Pierce anglers over the weekend
    Friday, a pair of humpback whales was seen offshore of Fort Pierce Inlet by anglers aboard several different vessels. NOAA whale officials remind boaters to remain at least 100 yards away from humpback whales and 500 yards away from right whales. VIDEO CONTRIBUTED BY KENNY COSTELLO... (Source)

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  345. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The News Guard) - Whale Watching
    2. Keep it Clean and Be Nice. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. 3. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. 4. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. 5. Be Proactive. Let us know of abusive posts. Multiple reports... (Source)

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  347. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Eureka Times Standard) - Whales and fishermen caught in turf war over California's coast
    This undated photo provided by NOAA shows a humpback whale entangled in fishing line, ropes, buoys and anchors in the Pacific Ocean off Crescent City Rescuers freed the badly tangled humpback whale Tuesday after it had struggled for days against the weight of fishing lines, buoys and anchors... (Source)

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  349. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Daily Mail) - Rare footage captures the gruesome moment two killer whales attack and disembowel a dolphin ...
    Rare footage has captured the horrifying moment a dolphin was ravaged by killer whales off the coast of Africa. The gruesome attack was captured by scientists who recorded the moment the dolphin was tossed out of the water and into the jaws of one of the huge mammals. Its ravaged carcass was... (Source)

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  351. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PDT - (Sputnik International) - Horrifying Video Shows Killer Whales Tearing Dolphin Into Pieces (18+)
    Scientists working off the coast of Namibia filmed a video of two killer whales attacking a dolphin, Daily Mail writes. It is reported that the researchers were studying the consequences of an oil spill when they saw the two predators chasing the dolphin. The video shows one of the killer whales appearing... (Source)

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  353. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PDT - (Yonhap News) - Korea to ban import of cruelly poached endangered animals
    According to the new law, whales and dolphins captured in the Japanese town of Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, cannot be imported as they are slaughtered in the infamous Taiji dolphin drive hunt. The government also tightened rules on the renting and exchange of endangered species by scientific... (Source)

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  355. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - Trapped dolphins' escape from Heart's Delight harbour hinges on wind changing
    The survival of a trapped pod of white-beaked dolphins is dependant on the wind changing and blowing away the ice that has them pinned. ... Wayne Ledwell, with Newfoundland's Whale Release and Strandings group, says a rescue is doubtful, because the harbour is too shallow for an ice breaker to... (Source)

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  357. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - Snow crab fishery's 'sustainable' label suspended in wake of whale deaths
    In January, federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc announced new whale-protection measures for the Gulf of St. Lawrence, including reducing the amount of fishing rope floating on the surface and mandatory reporting of all lost gear -- rules he said would be enforced aggressively. The department... (Source)

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  359. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Register/Advertiser) - Marine animal society examines Harbourville beached whale carcass
    HARBOURVILLE -- The Marine Animal Response Society was in Harbourville this morning to begin their analysis of a beached humpback whale carcass first spotted March 18. The team drove down from Halifax March 20 and arrived at the beach around 9 a.m., finding the carcass moved several... (Source)

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  361. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (WBUR) - Low Numbers Of Endangered Whales Spark Debate About Maine Lobster Industry's Role
    The endangered North Atlantic right whale population took a big hit last year, with a record number killed by fishing gear entanglements and ship strikes. That's giving new urgency to an ongoing debate over threats posed by Maine's lobster industry. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientist Mark... (Source)

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  363. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Maui Now) - Drone Program to Support Maui Whale Entanglement Response
    A new initiative provides aerial support using small drones for large whale entanglement response efforts off Maui. The freeFLY program provides training, equipment, and management oversight to a network of local, Maui-based drone operators that are available to support the Hawaiian Islands... (Source)

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  365. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Daily Mail) - The magical moment a 45ft gray whale and her calf have a close encounter with a diver and a boat ...
    The magical moment a diver and a boat full of tourists had a thrilling close encounter with a 45ft gray whale and her calf in Mexico has been captured on camera. The thrilling encounter was filmed by diver Andrea Izzotti, 49, who said that he thought the whale's skin would be hard because of their... (Source)

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  367. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (TheChronicleHerald.ca) - Pilot whale's visit to dartmouth Yacht Club prompts thrills, concerns
    Danielle Sabean is thrilled that a pilot whale visited her workplace on Monday, although a marine mammal conservation group is concerned that it seemed to be alone. 'It was right in the marina,' Sabean, executive assistant at the Dartmouth Yacht Club, said on Tuesday. 'We could see it on our webcam... (Source)

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  369. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (New England Public Radio) - Plan To Save Endangered Whales Faces Pushback From Lobster Industry
    And it's not just for the whales' sake. "I feel the industry is in jeopardy,' Baumgartner said. Baumgartner was in Maine this month for the annual lobstermen's association meeting, to detail the whale's plight. If the lobster industry doesn't respond effectively, he said, the federal government will step in. (Source)

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  371. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Maui News) - Drones flying as eyes in the sky for whale entanglements
    A drone captured this image of the private research vessel Aloha Kai in close proximity to a humpback whale in late February, according to an official with the nonprofit Oceans Unmanned. Drones are set to be deployed to help locate and monitor humpback whales entangled with fishing gear and other... (Source)

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  373. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Corvallis Gazette Times) - Whale Watching Week returns March 24
    The Whale Watching Center in Depoe Bay will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Visitors to the center can examine interactive whale exhibits and take in the panoramic ocean views. Binoculars are provided. Rangers will also be on hand to answer questions about the whales. A live stream of whale... (Source)

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  375. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Cape Breton Post) - Whale washes ashore in Richmond County
    ESPRIT, N.S. -- When Ajhen Deschamps finished inspecting a large whale carcass on a beach near St. Esprit, Richmond County, the seven-year-old compared it to something from one of his favourite animated films. 'It's from 'Finding Dory,'' the young St. Peter's resident said Tuesday while standing... (Source)

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  377. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (Northern Pen) - Wind change best chance for dolphins trapped in ice at Heart's Delight
    Reid and three others -- Wayne Ledwell of the Whale Release and Strandings Group in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Desmond Reid and Tim Sooley -- launched Sooley's 18-foot fishing boat to break up the surface ice and to free up space for the dolphins. 'They couldn't come up for air through that,' Reid... (Source)

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  379. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (Ottawa Citizen) - Small Newfoundland community fixated on plight of trapped dolphins
    HEARTS DELIGHT, N.L. -- A small Newfoundland community has become fixated on the plight of six dolphins trapped by ice in its harbour. Wayne Ledwell of the Whale Release and Strandings Group says heavy ice off Heart's Delight has cut off the exit route for the white-beaked dolphins, leaving them... (Source)

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  381. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (The SandPaper) - Harvey Cedars Plugs Marine Mammal Stranding Center
    Since its founding in 1978, the center has responded to more than 4,900 strandings of whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles that have washed ashore. Bob Schoelkopf, director and co-founder, said that of those stranding calls, 985 were reported on LBI, with 67 occurring in Harvey Cedars. 'On the... (Source)

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  383. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Live Science) - Dream-Like Video Captures Minke Whale Gliding Beneath Antarctic Ice
    The dream-like whale video was captured by Regina Eisert, a marine mammal expert at the University of Canterbury, in New Zealand, during a recent Antarctic expedition. She was trying out a new underwater-camera prototype designed by Anthony Powell, an Antarctic filmmaker at production company... (Source)

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  385. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Advocate) - Rescue underway for stranded whale and calf on King Island
    Rescue staff are assisting a duo of stranded whales on King Island. Tasmania's whale rescue hotline was called after a whale and calf were seen washed up at Black Point. The King Island Community used social media to share information relating to the incident. A Department of Primary Industries... (Source)

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  387. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (New York Post) - Antarctic researcher captures stunning video of minke whale
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Marine mammal expert Regina Eisert thought minke whales were a little boring until she captured some striking footage of one swimming underwater near Antarctica. Now she thinks they're beautiful. Eisert says the whales look similar from the surface but she gained a... (Source)

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  389. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - 'Horrified' scientists watch killer whale infanticide
    Marine scientists in B.C. have for the first time seen a killer whale drown a baby of the same species. The researchers watched the orca infanticide as it unfolded off the northeastern coast of Vancouver Island on Dec. 2, 2016, and published their findings in the journal Nature this week. Cetacean... (Source)

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  391. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (CityNews) - No necropsy for dead humpback whale in Nova Scotia: Fisheries Department
    A woman touches a dead humpback whale in Ogilvie, Nova Scotia on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. An animal rescue group says a necropsy likely will not be performed on a humpback whale that washed ashore on the Bay of Fundy near Harbourville, N.S. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Morris. (Source)

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  393. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Air Space Magazine) - My Week With Willie the Whale
    An unusually large fighter aircraft from the 1950s, its fat fuselage--featuring side-by-side seating for the two-man crew--earned the F3D the nickname Willie the Whale. Something about the Whale appealed to me. In an era where swept wings and pointy noses got all the attention, it was admirably ugly. (Source)

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  395. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Eater NY) - Simon the Whale Finally Brings Good American Food to Flatiron, Critic Says
    Simon &the Whale, the Flatiron hotspot from West Village restaurateur Gabriel Stulman that Bill Clinton dined at earlier this month, gets a stamp of approval from the Post critic Steve Cuozzo, who calls it a 'downtown restaurant for grown-ups' in his review. According to Cuozzo, while the area has lots of... (Source)

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  397. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (SeafoodSource) - Whale deaths result in Canada's snow crab fishery losing MSC certification
    The certification suspension is the result of incidents involving the deaths of 13 North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 2017. Necropsies showed that three of the whales died as the result of entanglement with crab gear. The audit also found that of a further five live entanglements, four... (Source)

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  399. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (KUOW News and Information) - Gray Whale Sightings Up Off Northwest Coast
    Gray whale sightings are up on the Oregon and Washington coast in recent weeks. Counts at Oregon's Whale Watching Center at Depoe Bay have been between five and 10 per day, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, although many more pass the along the coast undetected. (Source)

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  401. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Cape Breton Post) - Cause of death of fin whale on Cape Breton beach still unknown
    ESPRIT, N.S. -- The large whale carcass that washed up on a beach near St. Esprit in Richmond County has been identified as a fin whale by the Marine Animal Response Society. The society made that determination after examining photos and samples sent their way. As for a cause of death, that's still... (Source)

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  403. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PDT - (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese elementary school sets up rescue pond for stranded whale
    Yang Wei-cheng (E6A58AE7918BE8AAA0,), Chairman of the Taiwan Cetacean Society, told CNA that blood tests have been completed and only after other follow-up examinations such as ultrasound are to be performed, can it be determined what the next step should be. "In the past a small dolphin was rescued and it... (Source)

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  405. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Calgary Sun) - Dolphins trapped in Heart's Delight, NL harbour freed by local fire chief
    The group of white-beaked dolphins, stuck in a small pool of sea water just off Heart's Delight since Sunday, lost their way at first and then sprinted for the open ... Wayne Ledwell, head of the Whale Release and Strandings Group, said he was impressed with the community effort, saying the resulting... (Source)

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  407. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - 'Mission accomplished': Trapped dolphins in Heart's Delight rescued with community effort
    Neighbours have been helping officials with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and members of Newfoundland's Whale Release and Strandings group, all of whom pulled an all-nighter Wednesday to keep an eye on ice and water levels in the harbour. Earlier this week, a Canadian Coast Guard... (Source)

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  409. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese elementary school sets up rescue pond for stranded whale
    Rescuers provide emergency care for whale. (CNA image). Guandu Elementary School established an ocean education center and two years ago signed a cooperation agreement with the Taiwan Cetacean Society. As part of the agreement, in the event a whale or dolphin becomes stranded, the school... (Source)

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  411. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Eckville Echo) - Heavy ice off Canada coast strands pod of dolphins, fixating small town
    A small Newfoundland community has become fixated on the plight of six dolphins trapped by ice in its harbour. Wayne Ledwell of the Whale Release and Strandings Group said heavy ice off Heart's Delight has cut off the exit route for the white-beaked dolphins, leaving them stranded in a pool of open... (Source)

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  413. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - Cornered dolphins still in need of rescue from Heart's Delight harbour
    Dolphins may need to be moved by stretcher. Wayne Ledwell, who works with Newfoundland's Whale Release and Strandings group, is closely monitoring the situation. He says that the dolphins, as of now, are still in good shape. "They're still alive, they look healthy, they haven't been scrubbed up by... (Source)

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  415. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Saskatoon StarPhoenix) - Pod of dolphins further enclosed by ice in Newfoundland harbour: Fisheries
    Fisheries officials say a pod of dolphins that have been trapped in a Newfoundland harbour since Sunday were further enclosed by ice overnight. ... He says the dolphins appear healthy, and Fisheries officials as well as the Whale Release and Strandings Group are monitoring the situation closely. (Source)

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  417. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:00 PM PDT - (The Korea Bizwire) - Majority of S. Korean Whale Meat Consumers Want Whaling to Stop
    The International Whaling Commission announced an international moratorium on commercial whaling that went into effect in 1986. Unlike its neighbor Japan, which vigorously disagrees with the moratorium, South Korea has made no formal objections to the IWC's ruling. In response to whether the... (Source)

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  419. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (ABC Online) - Mass stranding of more than 150 whales at Hamelin Bay near Augusta sparks shark alert
    More than 150 whales have become stranded at Hamelin Bay, 315 kilometres south of Perth, sparking a shark advice alert for the area as a major rescue operation gets underway. The whales were first reported by a fisherman about 6:00am today and have washed up about one kilometre north of the... (Source)

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  421. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (The West Australian) - Whale carcasses wash up on Hamelin Bay prompting shark warning
    A Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development spokesperson said the dead whales could attract sharks to come close to shore. 'While it's not uncommon for sharks to be present off the Western Australian coast throughout the year, people should exercise additional caution until the... (Source)

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  423. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Point Reyes Light) - SPAWN group sues Trump administration for whale habitat
    Turtle Island Restoration Network is one of three groups that sued the Secretary of Commerce and the National Marine Fisheries Service last week for failing to designate critical habitat for threatened and endangered humpback whales along the Pacific Coast. Four of the 14 populations of humpbacks... (Source)

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  425. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Mirror.co.uk) - Heartbreaking drone footage shows body of 12-metre long sperm whale washed up on Scottish ...
    HM Coastguard from Carnoustie and Arbroath were called to assist, as was the RNLI's inshore lifeboat at Broughty Ferry, but volunteers eventually found that the whale, which has been identified as a 12-metre-long sperm whale by experts on site, had died. Teams were out in the pitch darkness last... (Source)

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  427. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (The Spectator) - No necropsy for beached humpback whale carcass in Harbourville
    Members of the Marine Animal Response Society examine the tail area of the humpback whale carcass that was found beached March 18 near Harbourville. The water has pushed the carcass hundreds of feet from its original location. - Sara Ericsson... (Source)

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  429. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Hakai Magazine) - Storybook Whale Fail
    In Joyce Wan's 2015 picture book, The Whale in My Swimming Pool, a large and very round blue whale sits on top of a boy's tiny play pool, spouting water out of its blowhole. In the popular 2003 animated film Finding Nemo, two fish gulped down by a baleen whale escape when the whale shoots them... (Source)

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  431. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (SeafoodSource) - Right whale survival may be dependent on snow crab fishery's flexibility
    The future of the North Atlantic right whale is looking more and more bleak, and with their fate inextricably tied to the lobster and crab fishing grounds off the coast of Northern New England and Eastern Canada, pressure is mounting on the fisheries and their regulators to take more drastic action. No right... (Source)

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  433. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (National Geographic) - First Case of Orca Infanticide Observed
    Off the coast of Vancouver Island on Canada's west coast, a 28-year-old female killer whale was swimming with her calf. The younger orca was small, its dorsal fin not yet fully erect, meaning it was likely only a day old. The 28-year-old was traveling with two other daughters, five and eight. Nearby... (Source)

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  435. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Deutsche Welle) - Our beautiful planet: Spring whale migration
    In the peak years of the whaling industry from the 17th to 20th centuries, the animals were hunted to the brink of extinction for their meat and blubber. Numbers have recovered to an extent, particularly along the Eastern North Pacific. But threats, such as oil and gas drilling, climate change and a drop in... (Source)

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  437. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese elementary school sets up rescue pond for stranded whale
    TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a dwarf sperm whale became stranded on Jinqing Beach in New Taipei City's Jinshan District on Tuesday (March 20), it was hurriedly rushed to nearby Guandu Elementary School for rehabilitation with the hope that it can quickly return to the sea, according to the the... (Source)

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  439. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (The Sydney Morning Herald) - 150 beached whales prompts South West shark warning
    Water enthusiasts in the South West have been warned to watch out for sharks after the mass stranding of whales near the town of Augusta. ... occurence near Hamelin Bay, with Friday's incident coming exactly nine years to the day that 55 whales and dolphins died at Hamelin Bay in a mass stranding. (Source)

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  441. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Radio Australia) - Mass stranding of up to 150 whales at Hamelin Bay near Augusta sparks shark alert
    In 2009 more than 80 pilot whales and dolphins died in a mass stranding at Hamelin Bay. More than 20 whales were also stranded in the South West town of Bunbury in 2015. "The South West capes area has had a number of incidents over the years of stranding of short fin and long fin pilot whales... (Source)

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  443. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Radio Australia) - Mass stranding of more than 150 whales at Hamelin Bay near Augusta sparks shark alert
    In 2009 more than 80 pilot whales and dolphins died in a mass stranding at Hamelin Bay. More than 20 whales were also stranded in the South West town of Bunbury in 2015. The biggest mass stranding of whales in WA was in Dunsborough in 1996, when 320 long-finned pilot whales beached... (Source)

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  445. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (The Southern Gazette) - Freeing dolphins in Heart's Delight was result of teamwork and local ingenuity, says whale rescuer
    The dolphins that had captured the hearts of so many in the small Trinity Bay community and beyond were finally free. 'This is a prime example of local ingenuity figuring things out, and to a number of groups working great together,' said Wayne Ledwell, of the Whale Release and Strandings Group... (Source)

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  447. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:00 PM PDT - (SouthCoastToday.com) - From Japan to SouthCoast: an enduring bond
    A poor, uneducated, shipwrecked Japanese boy, Manjiro was rescued by the whaling ship John Howland in 1841 by Capt. William Whitfield. Taken to Fairhaven, where he received a formal education while overcoming significant cultural barriers, Manjiro ultimately returned to Japan and was influential... (Source)

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  449. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (National Geographic) - Why 150 Whales May Have Beached In Australia
    The small whales can weigh between one to six tons. ... But the stranding, while mysterious for now, is not a rarity, says Nicola Hodgins from Whales and Dolphins Conservation, a marine mammal ... Until a necropsy can be performed, it's only possible to speculate if they followed a sick whale ashore. (Source)

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  451. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Live Science) - Whale Murder Was Sexually Motivated, Whale Detectives Say
    Scientists have accused a killer whale of murder -- and its 46-year-old mother is an accomplice. Following a violent whale-on-whale clash near Vancouver Island near western Canada, a male orca and his mother were observed capturing another whale's newborn calf by the tail, abducting it for nearly 3... (Source)

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  453. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (The Guardian) - Scientists witness first reported case of killer-whale infanticide
    An underwater hydrophone caught the frantic vocalisations as the scene played out. 'Finally the infant's mother hit the whale so hard, his blubber shook like Jell-o,' said Towers. 'And there was a huge splash and blood flying through the air and then that was it, that was the last hurrah.' The infant had... (Source)

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  455. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (The New Yorker) - The High Hopes of Simon the Whale
    Gabriel Stulman, who has opened some of the city's most beloved restaurants--the Little Owl, Joseph Leonard, Fedora--named his latest, Simon the Whale, after his young son, who is passionate about those awe-inspiring creatures of the deep. If there's a thematic connection to draw, it's that at night... (Source)

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  457. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Destin Log) - Humpback whale spotted off South Walton
    SEACREST BEACH -- After 20 years of living near the beach, Jake Williams has seen all kinds of marine life. But at exactly 10:09 a.m. Thursday, Williams and his co-worker, Jake Ritch, spotted a humpback whale. It was a first for him. The two Jakes were working for a beach service at Seacrest Beach... (Source)

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  459. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (NME.com) - Noah And The Whale to reissue first two albums on vinyl
    Noah And The Whale have announced that they're reissuing their first two albums on vinyl later this year. ... lead singer Charlie Fink said: 'As a result of the formidable efforts of Dan Waggon at the Noah And The Whale vinyl campaign, our first two records are to be released on vinyl for the first time ever. (Source)

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  461. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (PR Newswire) - Luxury Resort Stages Whale-Watching Photo Contest
    It's peak time for the annual migration of the majestic gray and blue whales to Baja and the Sea of Cortez, which gives guests at Villa del Palmar Beach Resort Spa at The Islands of Loreto a unique opportunity to win valuable prizes when they submit photos from their exhilarating whale-watching... (Source)

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  463. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - What you should do if you find a dead whale washed ashore
    Some have even climbed on top of it and had photos taken with the whale. Andrew Reid, the response co-ordinator for the Marine Animal Response Society, said people should treat live and dead animals with respect. "I would always advise the public to keep some distance and take a look from a few... (Source)

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  465. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (Fruitnet) - Blue Whale lays out future strategy
    A new colourful company visual was unveiled, in advance of the brand's 50th anniversary next year, that highlights the central role of Blue Whale's growers, as well as the full variety offered by the group -- apples, pears, kiwifruit, plums and grapes -- all set in front of a backdrop featuring the Eiffel Tower... (Source)

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  467. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:02 PM PDT - (The Courier) - Danger remains of beached sperm whale on Tayside beach could explode, says vet
    A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out today on a dead whale that washed up on the beach between Monifieth and Barry. The sperm whale was declared dead on Wednesday evening after rescuers tried in vain to save it. Efforts to dispose of it were hampered on Thursday as the whale is... (Source)

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  469. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (South China Morning Post) - Just five out of 150 short-finned pilot whales survive mass beaching in Western Australian
    Whales and dolphins are both cetaceans. They are social animals that travel in close-knit pods, and some scientists believe they can become stranded en masse if the dominant member leads the group too close to shore while chasing prey or becoming disoriented, according to Live Science. (Source)

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  471. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (News18) - More Than 140 Whales Die After Mass Stranding on Australian Beach
    There was a previously recorded mass stranding in 1996, when 320 long-finned pilot whales stranded themselves just north of Hamelin Bay and died. ... Pilot whales, which are part of the dolphin family, weigh between one and four tons each, providing a logistical challenge to local authorities, who are... (Source)

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  473. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (ABC Local) - Major clean-up operation after mass whale stranding at Hamelin Bay near Augusta
    Almost all of the 150 short-finned pilot whales that stranded at Hamelin Bay -- about 300 kilometres south of Perth -- are now dead. The Department of Parks and Wildlife confirmed that two more whales had been euthanised after restranding. The mass stranding in Western Australia's south-west led to... (Source)

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  475. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Washington Post) - 'Fascinated and horrified' scientists watched as a killer whale drowned another orca's calf
    When Jared Towers and two of his colleagues set out to observe a group of orcas off the coast of Vancouver Island, they assumed it would be a routine excursion. In fact, Towers, a cetacean researcher with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, was already familiar with this particular pod of killer whales... (Source)

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  477. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (NEWS.com.au) - More whales dead after return to WA beach
    "We ask the public to keep a look-out and if anyone sees a stranded whale to please report it," Incident Controller Jeremy Chick said. Authorities swept the surrounding beaches by air and sea on Saturday, and haven't found any further whales. Rescue efforts were hampered by dead whales in the water... (Source)

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  479. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - Dead pilot whale near East Chezzetcook could be species rarely found in NS
    A pilot whale that washed ashore in eastern Nova Scotia could be a warm-water-loving species that's rarely seen this far north, according to The Marine Animal Response Team. Although long-finned pilot whales are common off our coasts, short-finned pilot whales tend to stick to tropical and subtropical... (Source)

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  481. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (South Whidbey Record) - New shuttle for whale watchers
    Getting whale watching tourists to spend money in Langley this spring will cost the city some money. All because of an uphill battle against gravity. The oversized electric golf cart used to transport visitors from South Whidbey Port up the steep incline to Langley shops and restaurants just didn't have the... (Source)

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  483. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (OCRegister) - 6 ways to watch gray whales migrate north, passing Southern California on their trek to Alaska
    Whale watching charters and enthusiasts in recent weeks have reported big numbers of sightings of gray whales on their northbound migration. Earlier this month, Dana Wharf counted 35 sightings in one day, with nearly 200 for the entire month. And a few days ago, census counters on the cliffs of the... (Source)

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  485. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (KACU) - To Save Whales, Maine's Iconic Lobster Industry May Have To Change
    The endangered North Atlantic right whale population took a big hit last year with a record number of animals killed by fishing gear entanglements and ship strikes. Now, an ongoing debate over threats posed by Maine's lobster industry is gaining new urgency as scientists estimate these whales could... (Source)

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  487. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Destin Log) - Humpback whale spotted off South Walton
    Humpback whale spotted off South Walton .... But at exactly 10:09 a.m. Thursday, Williams and his co-worker, Jake Ritch, spotted a humpback whale. ... from a video filmed by Jake Williams who was on his paddle board in the Gulf of Mexico near Seacrest Beach when he and a friend spotted this whale. (Source)

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  489. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The National) - Young Scottish director tackles sensitive issue of whale hunting
    THE opening images of The Islands And The Whales, the debut feature film by young Scottish cinematographer and director Mike Day, are stunning. Aerial shots of the Faroe Islands, the North Atlantic archipelago between Scotland and Iceland are like vast paintings, majestic compositions of blue skies... (Source)

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  491. Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Net Newsledger) - Best Whale Watching Places All Over the World
    NEWPORT BEACH -- TRAVEL -- Whales are some of the most mystical and lovely mammals of the ocean. Their acrobatics they have left adventurers awestruck! The attractive element of most of these huge critters of the sea is that they like to travel! They discover deep seas going across many nations... (Source)

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  493. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 05:01 PM PDT - (Readers Fusion) - About 150 whales die due to stranding on the coasts of Australia
    Evidences from past via paintings and documents are available, whales and dolphins being the most common. These animals travel in groups. Scientists have given the theory that these group follow a leader who in effort to catch a prey, reaches close to the beach and end by stranding themselves. (Source)

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  495. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Mother Nature Network) - Camera captures rare footage of a minke whale swimming in Antarctica
    The footage of the whale underwater was something of a lucky break. The camera was placed in a channel of water cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star to allow both the U.S. research facility, McMurdo Station, and the New Zeland station, Scott Base, to resupply. Breaking the ice also... (Source)

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  497. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - Crab fishermen to test ropeless fishing to help save endangered whales
    New Brunswick snow crab fishermen will test two ropeless trap methods this spring to reduce the use of the fishing rope blamed in the deaths of two North Atlantic right whales last year. The two whales were among seven found tangled up in ropes and buoys in the Gulf of St. Lawrence during an... (Source)

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  499. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (NRToday.com) - Spring Whale Watch Week begins this week
    During Whale Watch Week, volunteers help visitors view whales from designated locations along the Oregon coast. ... It's Spring Whale Watch Week, and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department invites visitors to view the gray whales migrating north from the coast of Baja, Mexico up to the waters of... (Source)

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  501. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Sputnik International) - Killer 'Whale': What's So Special About Russia's Flatship-Sinking Torpedo
    Dubbed 'Kit' ('Whale'), Russia's 650mm 65-72A torpedo, the most powerful of its kind around, packs enough explosive punch to blow an aircraft carrier out of the water, Gleb Tikhonov, the head of the Forward Planning Department at the torpedo's developer -- Gidropribor Concern, told Zvezda TV. (Source)

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  503. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Muscat Daily) - ESO's Earth Hour activities focus on endangered whale species
    The participants were educated about marine ecosystem conservation and the importance of unique species such as the endangered Arabian Sea humpback whale, stated a press release. Taking part in a range of environmentally-themed activities and entertainment, attendees were encouraged to... (Source)

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  505. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Times Colonist) - A retelling of whaling, and why the industry vanished
    or 'How many whales should we be leaving behind?' ' The Maritime Museum of B.C. opened a new exhibit Saturday on the whaling industry as it was pursued from Vancouver Island and the province until 1967 when it ended in Canada. The show, A Whale's Tale, continues until Aug. 30. Leverton said... (Source)

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  507. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Scoop.co.nz) - Kiwi Lands Job at International Whaling Commission
    Massey University marine ecologist Dr Karen Stockin has landed a coveted appointment with the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to coordinate a bold-new initiative focusing on global cetacean [whales, dolphins and porpoises] strandings. Dr Stockin will take up the newly established role of... (Source)

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  509. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Daily Enterpriser) - scientists enjoy killer whale infanticide for very first time
    Horrified' researchers have actually seen the minute a male whale sank a baby killer whale so it might mate with its mommy. A heartbreaking video clip reveals the young whale-- possibly not yet also a day old-- being hounded by a 32-year-old male.The striking man was swimming with his 46-year-old... (Source)

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  511. Sun, 25 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (New Zealand Herald) - Taihape earn right to hold Whenuaroa Shield
    While both teams then got bogged down, it was the steady kicking and guidance of Taihape player-coach Dane Whale that proved the difference. Whale instinctively knew the right time to kick for territory and when to take the line on to put Ratana on the backfoot, with two penalties from in front on a... (Source)

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  513. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (LADbible) - Almost 50 Dolphins Die After Becoming Stranded On An Argentinian Beach
    A dozen of the short beaked common dolphins were successfully returned to the ocean, but 49 of them died. It is thought that a higher number of Killer Whales than usual being in the area could have had something to do with the mass stranding. A couple were walking alongside the sea at Puerto... (Source)

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  515. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Mirror.co.uk) - Devastating images show popular beach covered with dozens of dead dolphins after mass stranding
    Devastating images show popular beach covered with dozens of dead dolphins after mass stranding. Sixty-one short-beaked common dolphins ... More than 60 dolphins were found stranded on a popular beach resort and experts said killer whales could be responsible. Sixty-one short-beaked common... (Source)

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  517. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Mount Desert Islander) - Maine marine life expert films 'Great Course'
    Swimming with dolphins, talking to whales, touring the barrier reef, plunging the depths of the seas, these are experiences that very few people get to ... Allied Whale, which includes the Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program, one of two programs responsible for stranding response in Maine. (Source)

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  519. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Northumberland Gazette) - Wildlife continues to struggle as unrelenting cold snap bites hard
    Issuing advice to anyone who spots a seal on land, Jane said: 'Keep a safe distance from resting seals so that they can recover without the stress of human and canine disturbance. If the seal appears sick or injured, or if there's a stranded porpoise, whale or dolphin, call BDMLR on 01825 765546 or... (Source)

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  521. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (National Geographic) - Why Do Whales Get So Big? Science May Have an Answer.
    Picture of a diver has a close encounter with a southern right whale. View Images. A southern right whale approaches a diver off New Zealand's Auckland Islands. Photograph by Brian J. Skerry, National Geographic Creative. By Carrie Arnold. PUBLISHED March 26, 2018. Land mammals can get plenty... (Source)

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  523. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Science News) - Humpback whale bumps have marine biologists stumped
    Off the Kohala coast on the Big Island of Hawaii, Christine Gabriele spots whale 875. The familiar propeller scar on its left side and the shape of its dorsal fin are like a telltale fingerprint. Gabriele, a marine biologist with the Hawaii Marine Mammal Consortium, confirms the whale's identity against her... (Source)

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  525. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Charlotte Observer) - Pack of hungry sharks turns 28-foot dead whale into a buffet off Georgia coast
    A pack of hungry sharks thwarted plans by Florida biologists to study a year-old humpback whale that was found dead off the coast of Georgia last month. The sharks, some more than 12-feet long, turned the carcass into a bloody buffet of epic proportions, officials said. "In less than five days, sharks had... (Source)

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  527. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (KPTV.com) - Springtime swimming: Whale watching season begins in Oregon
    Thousands of people will flock to the Oregon Coast in hopes of seeing gray whales this spring now that viewing season has begun. Spring whale watching season is underway as gray whales are traveling north on their way to Alaska. Officials with Oregon State Parks say the end of March is when the... (Source)

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  529. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (TIME) - 'The Beginning of the End.' An Endangered Whales Species Comes Closer to Extinction
    (SAVANNAH, Ga.) -- The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a reproductive drought unseen for three decades that experts say brings the rare species a perilous step closer to extinction. 'It's a pivotal... (Source)

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  531. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (NBC 7 San Diego) - Dead Whale Removed From San Diego Beach
    A dead grey whale that washed up near Black's Beach Monday was towed to Fiesta Island in Mission Bay where it awaits disposal. Newschopper 7 recorded the video showing a boat heading west in the ocean between La Jolla and Del Mar around 2 p.m. Monday. Lifeguards at Blacks Beach reported... (Source)

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  533. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (9news.com.au) - 'Beginning of the end?' No new babies for endangered whales
    No new babies for endangered whales In this 2009 file photo, a female right whale swims at the surface of the water with her calf a few miles off the Georgia coast. The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast US coast... (Source)

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  535. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (10News) - Beached whale towed from Blacks Beach to Fiesta Island
    Previous Next. SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego lifeguards towed the remains of a beached whale from Blacks Beach to Fiesta Island Monday, hours after two whales were spotted off Orange County. ... Experts with the National Marine Fisheries will perform a necropsy to determine why the whale died. (Source)

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  537. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Scotsman) - Autopsy to be performed on sperm whale found on Scottish beach
    The infant whale, which was found dead on Barry Buddon beach near Monifieth on Thursday night, was examined by experts on Friday and Saturday (23 and 24 March) before being buried under a large mound of sand. Due to the incredible skill of digger operators from Cupar-based FTM Plant Hire... (Source)

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  539. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (OCRegister) - 2 whales spotted near shore in Seal Beach put on quite a show for onlookers
    Greenman said near-shore whale sightings this time of year are common as the animals migrate north and that there was no indication that the two whales were distressed. 'They look healthy and normal,' he said. 'What we'd concerned about is if they were like caged tigers, going back and forth.'. (Source)

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  541. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Sydney Morning Herald) - 'Flying Whale' airship that never lands joins the cargo aviation race
    France has entered the global race to develop a viable cargo airship with a 500-foot (152-metre) blimp designed to lift lumber from deep woodland. Flying Whales is joining a contest that includes defence giant Lockheed Martin and a clutch of smaller players. What's different about the latest project is the... (Source)

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  543. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Gladstone Observer) - 'Pretty surreal': Watch fishermen's incredible whale rescue
    THREE men on a fishing holiday and a Wild Cattle Island resident spent 40 minutes saving a beached pygmy killer whale on Saturday, in what has been described as a "surreal" experience. The estimated 400kg whale was spotted washed up on Wild Cattle Island by Marty Ryan, of Bathurst, and Tim... (Source)

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  545. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Live Science) - This Could Be the 'Beginning of the End' for North Atlantic Right Whales
    Researchers who have been observing migrating North Atlantic right whales, which are endangered, are troubled by what they found this season: no sign of any newborns. The North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) -- one of three right whale species, along with the Southern and Pacific right... (Source)

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  547. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Bloomberg) - 'Flying Whale' Blimp That Never Lands Joins Global Airship Race
    'There have been a lot of blimp projects over time and there have been many failures,' Flying Whales founder and Chief Executive Officer Sebastien Bougon said in an interview. 'We have a solid base. The wood market alone justifies our investments, and we've got low-risk prospects beyond.'... (Source)

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  549. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The West Australian) - Geographic theory in whale beaching
    Researchers from the University of WA believe cyclone Marcus and Hamelin Bay's gently sloping coastline caused the mass stranding of short-finned pilot whales last Friday. More than 150 whales were stranded last Thursday night, and authorities were notified by a commercial fisherman at 6am on... (Source)

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  551. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Mother Nature Network) - Listen to a killer whale repeat 'hello' back to a researcher
    Killer whales, which possess the second-heaviest brains of marine mammals after sperm whales, have long been studied for their advanced communication skills and complex social bonds. It's long been theorized that unique dialects shared by pods are learned and are not inherited genetically. In fact... (Source)

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  553. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Maritime Executive) - Cadets Create App to Reduce Whale Strikes
    Only about 430 right whales remain, and scientists predict that the species will be extinct by 2040. In the last two years, 35 right whales were found dead, with only five new calves being born in the 2016 to 2017 birthing season. Throughout the 2017 to 2018 birthing season, no calves have been seen... (Source)

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  555. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (fox5sandiego.com) - Whale carcass trucked from Fiesta Island to landfill
    SAN DIEGO -- City crews moved the huge rotting carcass of a whale from Fiesta Island to a city landfill Tuesday. The dead marine mammal, believed to be a gray whale, was found floating Monday off of Torrey Pines State Preserve. Lifeguards towed it with a motorboat into Mission Bay. Tuesday, crews... (Source)

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  557. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Evening Telegraph) - Whale's brain post mortem on Tayside beach may be a world first
    A post mortem examination carried out on a 45ft sperm whale beached in Tayside could be a world first, a researcher involved in the effort claimed. The infant whale, which was found dead on Barry Buddon beach near Monifieth on Thursday night, was examined by experts on Friday and Saturday... (Source)

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  559. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Independent) - Two grey whales spotted swimming in California river
    Two grey whales were spotted swimming in the shallow waters of the San Gabriel River channel in southern California, prompting only mild concern and several onlookers. Lifeguards watched the pair of 22 to 25-foot long whales closely and experts from a marine mammal centre told the local television... (Source)

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  561. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PDT - (Patch.com) - See Whales Playing With Dolphins Off Orange County Coast
    "The pair of gray whales could care less about the pesky Pacific white-sided dolphin pod," Brennan said. "They could not be bothered." Dana Point Whale Watching, Capt. Frank Brennan Photo Was it a courting ritual? Or were they just having fun? "One can never be sure," Brennan said "The same pair... (Source)

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  563. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (CapeCod.com News) - Sturgis Students to Demonstrate New Dolphin Carrier in Yarmouth
    The carrier is expected to increase the odds of saving beached dolphins and other marine mammals, including small whales. 'The Sturgis students have shown great persistence, diligence and innovation in developing this cart,' said Michael Moore, the director of the Marine Mammal Center at WHOI. (Source)

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  565. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:03 PM PDT - (Kyodo News Plus) - Japan film festival to screen whaling documentary
    An upcoming Japanese film festival showcasing documentaries on wildlife from around the world has selected a film on the international controversy over Japan's tradition of whaling and dolphin hunting as one of its finalists. The 13th Japan Wildlife Film Festival, beginning Monday, has picked "Behind... (Source)

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  567. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:03 PM PDT - (The Mainichi) - Wildlife film festival to screen whaling documentary
    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- An upcoming Japanese film festival showcasing documentaries on wildlife from around the world has selected a film on the international controversy over Japan's tradition of whaling and dolphin hunting as one of its finalists. The 13th Japan Wildlife Film Festival, beginning Monday... (Source)

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  569. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:03 PM PDT - (The Japan Times) - Defying criticism, Taiji pushes forward with bold plans based on continued dolphin hunts
    The contract stipulates that Taiji, which operates one of Japan's oldest aquariums, will provide extended training on how to care for dolphins in captivity, as well as up to 60 animals per year. A rotating team of Chinese trainers now lives in town to receive instruction at the Taiji Whale Museum, and... (Source)

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  571. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - Earlier snow crab season, ship speed limits announced to protect North Atlantic right whales
    Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc and Transport Canada Minister Marc Garneau said the federal government has heard the concerns raised about the impact of speed restrictions for vessels and fisheries management measures in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, but that protecting the endangered whales is... (Source)

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  573. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (OCRegister) - Video shows 20-foot gray whale in shallow Huntington Harbour water
    The video, posted Wednesday morning by the Huntington Beach Surf Lifesaving Association, showed the whale near rocks and docks as it sauntered in the sea water. It's unclear if it's one of the same whales spotted in Seal Beach a day earlier. Those whales were gone from the area on Tuesday... (Source)

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  575. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (CTV News) - Speed limits, snow crab season changes coming to help save the whales
    The federal government is shifting the snow crab fishing season, cutting the number of traps in the water and permanently reducing the speed limit in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in a desperate bid to protect North Atlantic right whales, after 18 of the critically endangered mammals died last summer and no... (Source)

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  577. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (SeafoodNews) - DFO Announces Right Whale Closures in Southern Gulf Crab Fishery to Begin April 28
    DFO Announces Right Whale Closures in Southern Gulf Crab Fishery to Begin April 28th DFO Announces Right Whale Closures in Southern Gulf Crab Fishery to Begin April 28th SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton March 28, 2018 Canadian Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc announced that a... (Source)

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  579. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (The Ecologist) - The Islands and the Whales - a deeply enchanting film
    This is the seemingly intractable paradox at the very heart of The Islands and the Whales, from the director Mike Day and released in cinemas in the UK tomorrow. The small, close knit population of the Faroe Islands has for thousands of years hunted down and killed whales, eating the blubber and meat. (Source)

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  581. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Wicked Local) - Folk tales and whale tales at Cahoon Museum
    The sunlight pouring into the bright gallery at the Cahoon Museum of American Art in Cotuit brings the space to life, enhancing a diverse collection of folk art on display in a new exhibit. 'It's startling,' declared one early visitor, as she took in the roomful of the colorful, varied designs painted or stenciled... (Source)

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  583. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (BuzzFeed News) - The First Case Of Infanticide Has Been Documented In Killer Whales, Scientists Say
    After approximately 10 minutes, the whales began to calm down, even though the adult male was still holding the baby whale's body in his mouth. "I think it may be because the mother realized the calf was dead, so what was the point of continuing to fight after that?' Towers told the Washington Post. (Source)

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  585. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Community Newspaper Group) - Tributes flow for internationally renowned northern suburbs wildlife expert Doug Coughran
    TRIBUTES are flowing in for the northern suburbs wildlife expert recognised internationally for his pioneering work into disentangling whales from fishing rope and nets. Doug Coughran, who retired about a year ago after decades of service with the former Department of Parks and Wildlife and receiving... (Source)

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  587. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (The Arts Desk) - The Islands and the Whales review - masterful, sensitive eco-documentary
    A feature-length documentary on whaling in the Faroe Islands: you might think you can see it unfolding already. Hardy Viking fishermen battling the elements, gruesome killings of majestic sea creatures, implied or outright condemnation of the shocking brutality. Scottish director Mike Day's masterful film... (Source)

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  589. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (SFGate) - Gray Whales Play With Dolphins in Dana Point
    A drone captured footage of gray whales and dolphins swimming together off Dana Point, California, on March 24. A number of whale species migrate migrate via the coast of California from December to April. Capt Frank Brennan, from Dana Point whale watching, took this drone video Saturday... (Source)

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  591. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 09:01 PM PDT - (Coastal Review Online) - Whale of a Symposium April 6 In Beaufort
    Throughout the day, visitors will have the opportunity to see educational displays about whales and whaling that will include the unveiling of a newly rearticulated skeleton from an Atlantic spotted dolphin, Stenella frontalis, prepared by Natural Science Curator Keith Rittmaster and his volunteers. (Source)

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  593. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 05:02 PM PDT - (Coastal Review Online) - Whale of a Symposium April 6 In Beaufort
    Forty species of marine mammals including seals, manatees, dolphins and whales, have been documented off North Carolina as strandings, whaling targets, and live sightings.' Throughout the day, visitors will have the opportunity to see educational displays about whales and whaling that will include... (Source)

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  595. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Guardian) - 'We were trying not to get hit by their tails' - how I filmed the Faroe whale hunt
    Mike Day's debut film, The Islands and the Whales, begins with a familiar juxtaposition of these images but soon veers into unexpected territory. Rather than a polemic against the cruelty of whale hunting, this deeply immersive documentary tells of a disappearing way of life, a weather-beaten people... (Source)

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  597. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The West Australian) - Early whale spotting 'not unusual'
    A sighting of a humpback whale in March has surprised Cheynes Beach residents but is not unusual, according to experts. Footage taken by Debby Licastro earlier this week was shared by Cheynes Beach Caravan Park on social media to show a humpback frolicking off Flat Rock on Sunday. (Source)

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  599. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Domain News) - The Whale Beach weekender of famous foodie Simon Johnson scores a $7 million buyer after a year
    Simon Johnson, the food providore behind the boutique gourmet label, has sold his $7 million Whale Beach weekender a year after it hit the market. Regarded as Australia's best-known providore, despite selling his eponymous company in 2011 for an estimated $20 million, Johnson and his partner... (Source)

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  601. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (HowStuffWorks) - Why Are Whales So Big?
    If you've been ever been whale watching, visited a large aquarium or even seen the skeleton of a whale in a museum of natural history, you know the majestic massiveness of these aquatic mammals. The largest mammal to ever have lived on Earth in the history of the planet is not a dinosaur or some... (Source)

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  603. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Forbes) - Extinction Looms for North Atlantic Right Whales
    Ever since humans hunted the North Atlantic right whale, Eubalaena glacialis, to the brink of extinction by the end of the 19th century, the outlook for the long-term survival of this species has been truly depressing. But the situation significantly worsened this year: after experiencing 17 deaths, the whales'... (Source)

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  605. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Register/Advertiser) - Harbourville humpback whale carcass washes away as another is beached in Magdalen Islands
    HARBOURVILLE -- And just like that, the beached humpback whale carcass is gone. Reports the body had washed away began circulating Sunday, when people visiting the beach reported on social media the carcass appeared to be gone. While Andrew Reid, response coordinator for the Marine... (Source)

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  607. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (CBC.ca) - 'Extremely rare' inshore sperm whale sighting caught on camera off Nanaimo
    A rare sperm whale sighting in inshore waters was captured on camera off of Nanaimo, B.C., on Wednesday around noon. Jessica Torode with the B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network said the sperm whale, nicknamed "Yukusam," was spotted and photographed by three researchers with the Pacific... (Source)

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  609. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (New Statesman) - No man is an island: the lives of whale-hunters in new perspective
    The pursuit would appear to support the Islanders' already blood-thirsty reputation, gained for the slaughter of pilot whales. During these annual hunts the community uses speedboats to herd whales on to beaches, where the creatures are killed for their meat. The practice is regularly denounced by... (Source)

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  611. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (Mother Jones) - How Do You Stand Out in a Crowded Primary? Whale Penises and Yeti Scalps Certainly Help.
    On an overcast Friday afternoon, Jess Phoenix, a Democratic candidate for Congress from California's 25th District, was seated at a coffee table made from the hatch of an old ship, in the front room of the Explorers Club on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. A pair of tusks flanked the fireplace in front of... (Source)

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  613. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:01 PM PDT - (The Hustle) - Flying Whale joins in the race to make blimps a thing again
    Apparently, there's a global race to develop reliable cargo airships (let's call it what it is: a blimp), and France just threw their hat in the ring with the 'alternative aviation' company Flying Whales. The company is joining a contest that includes the likes of Lockheed Martin, and a handful of other smaller... (Source)

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  615. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 08:03 PM PDT - (The Diplomat) - Japan's Values-Free and Token Indo-Pacific Strategy
    Japan has demonstrated similar disregard for international law in its continuation of whaling despite a 2014 ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ). This found that Japan's supposed research program in the Antarctic was in violation of the moratorium on commercial whaling. Japan could also be... (Source)

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  617. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Globalnews.ca) - Researchers capture rare sighting of sperm whale in inshore waters near Nanaimo
    A rare sighting of a sperm whale in inshore waters was captured on camera. The B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network said the sperm whale, named Yukusam, was photographed near Nanaimo by three researchers with the Pacific Biological Station on Wednesday. The young male was last seen in... (Source)

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  619. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Daily Astorian) - In One Ear: Wandering whale
    From May 3, 2013: A wayward whale lost its way this week, and the Seaside Aquarium's Facebook page has the straight-from-the-spout scoop: '(It) took a wrong turn when it headed into the shallow waters of the Nehalem Bay on Sunday afternoon. The whale was headed for a sand bar. Keith Chandler... (Source)

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  621. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Coast Monkey) - First humpback whale of 2018 spotted off the Beara Peninsula
    Around 25 different species of whale visit our water each year feeding on huge numbers of sprat and herring. The first humpack of 2018 was spotted by members of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) who are dedicated to the preservation and better understanding of these special creatures. (Source)

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  623. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (The Globe and Mail) - Tech to the rescue: The race to save the right whales
    The critically endangered North Atlantic right whale historically earned its name because its slow-moving coastal patterns made it the easiest, or right, whale to hunt. Today, it's nicknamed the 'urban whale' -- most notably by New England Aquarium biologists Scott Kraus and Rosalind Rolland in the title... (Source)

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  625. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (ZyCrypto) - Bitcoin Big Whale Tom Lee Urges Bitcoiners to Hodl on Despite Recent Bloodbath
    For the crypto expert, it's a regular phenomenon for the world's pioneer crypto, Bitcoin to shed most of its weight once in a while. However, for the digital currency greenhorn, it's always heartbreaking when the price of bitcoin and the altcoins crashes. (Source)

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  627. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (taosnews) - Dreaming with whales
    Whales, you are out there!" I didn't know I cared much about whales until that moment. I marched along the path through the protected inlet off the Pacific Ocean. The marsh seabirds eating and roosting at dusk took notice: herons, egrets, willets and an osprey paused and turned their heads. "I'm here. (Source)

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  629. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Peninsula Daily News) - Quileute to welcome whales with ceremony today
    LA PUSH -- Former Quileute Tribal School Superintendent Leon Strom, who is credited with starting the Welcoming of the Whales ceremony in La Push, will be the guest speaker at the 11th annual rendition of the tribal welcome honoring gray whales. The free ceremony, which is open to the public, will... (Source)

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  631. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (NEWS.com.au) - Police investigate as woman's body found at base of cliff
    Police investigate as woman's body found at base of cliff. A woman's body has been found on rocks below a popular whale-watching vantage point on NSW's far north coast. AAPMarch 31, 20187:04am. Video; Image... (Source)

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  633. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (MENAFN.COM) - Blue Whale Head for The Skies with Drone Technology
    (MENAFN Editorial) Blue Whale Media are thrilled to be announcing our soon to be coming service of commercial drone footage. ... Blue Whale Medias in House Graphic Designer Lewis Jarvis is currently undertaking the an official Unmanned Aircraft Qualification in order to certify himself as a... (Source)

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  635. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:03 PM PDT - (Entrepreneur) - What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Facial Recognition Technology
    And how does the AI whale digest this data? Through interconnected devices with embedded "eyes." Termed "deep learning," these artificial neural networks use layered machine learning algorithms that mimic the structure of animal brains. Utilizing gigantic data pools, deep learning can identify and... (Source)

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