Posts tagged with dolphins

2015 Blue Vision Summit

Posted Tuesday March 31, 2015 by Reef Relief

                           Blue Vision Summits bring ocean conservation leaders together every two...

                           Blue Vision Summits bring ocean conservation leaders together every two years to network, build the blue movement and meet with the Administration and Congress to restore the blue...

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Study associates 3-year pattern of Gulf of Mexico bottlenose dolphin deaths with BP oil spill

Posted Tuesday February 17, 2015 by Reef Relief

By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune February 12, 2015   A...

By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune February 12, 2015   A new peer-reviewed study of deaths of bottlenose dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico finds the highest number of animal...

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Feb. 18 Floridians for Clean Water & Amendment 1 Rally

Posted Friday January 23, 2015 by Reef Relief

Now that thousands of people have signed the Floridians' Clean Water Declaration...

Now that thousands of people have signed the Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and millions of Florida voters said yes to Amendment 1 this past November, it's time to take our message...

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100+ Scientists Urge Obama to Wait on New Science before Permitting the Use of Seismic Airguns in the Atlantic Ocean

Posted Tuesday February 25, 2014 by Reef Relief

21 Feb 2014 Written by Press Release New Science is Essential to...

21 Feb 2014 Written by Press Release New Science is Essential to Protecting Marine Life from Seismic Testing for Oil and Gas WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–February 21 – Today, more than 100 marine...

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Hawaii Is First State to Ban Plastic Bags

Posted Tuesday February 18, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Tanya Lewis|   February 11, 2014. livescience.com Plastic bags are the modern...

By Tanya Lewis|   February 11, 2014. livescience.com Plastic bags are the modern environmental scourge — piling up in landfills, polluting the oceans and choking wildlife. Now, Hawaii has taken a...

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Dolphin-Killing Virus Spreads South, May Be Infecting Whales Too

Posted Wednesday November 13, 2013 by Reef Relief

By Nadia Drake . htp://www.wired.com/ A viral outbreak that’s killing bottlenose dolphins...

By Nadia Drake . htp://www.wired.com/ A viral outbreak that’s killing bottlenose dolphins is moving down the U.S. East Coast as the animals migrate south for the winter. Between July 1...

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Oppose New Dolphin Swim Facilities in The Bahamas

Posted Friday June 28, 2013 by Reef Relief

Target: Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Alfred Gray Sponsored by: Sam...

Target: Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Alfred Gray Sponsored by: Sam Duncombe, Sonya Alvino – reEarth We want to put an end to the exploitation of this species. Our...

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Record Dolphin, Sea Turtle Deaths Since Gulf Spill

Posted Friday April 05, 2013 by Reef Relief

Apr 2, 2013 02:27 PM ET // by Jennifer Viegas . Discovery...

Apr 2, 2013 02:27 PM ET // by Jennifer Viegas . Discovery News The Deepwater Horizon oil spill happened in the Gulf of Mexico nearly three years ago, but the...

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Protect dolphins from deafening airgun blasts

Posted Wednesday January 16, 2013 by Reef Relief

Call your Representative today to stand up for our Atlantic wildlife Seismic...

Call your Representative today to stand up for our Atlantic wildlife Seismic airgun testing is used to find deep pockets of oil in the sea floor. The decibels produced by...

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Marine Mammals and the Navy’s 5-Year Plan

Posted Tuesday October 16, 2012 by Reef Relief

Editorial. New York Times. October 11, 2012 Between 2014 and 2019, the...

Editorial. New York Times. October 11, 2012 Between 2014 and 2019, the United States Navy hopes to conduct testing and training exercises in the Atlantic and the Pacific that will...

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Dolphins Dying by the Thousands in Peru – Seismic Surveys by Oil Companies and Pollution Suspected

Posted Thursday April 05, 2012 by Reef Relief

http://blog.seattlepi.com/candacewhiting Filmmaker and author Hardy Jones and his crew had to stop...

http://blog.seattlepi.com/candacewhiting Filmmaker and author Hardy Jones and his crew had to stop counting the dead dolphins that were scattered along the Peruvian beach when the number reached 615.  The incoming...

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Study by NOAA and Partners Shows Some Gulf Dolphins Severely Ill

Posted Friday March 23, 2012 by Reef Relief

NOAA article Aug 2011: Veterinarians collect samples from a Barataria Bay dolphin....

NOAA article Aug 2011: Veterinarians collect samples from a Barataria Bay dolphin. Bottlenose dolphins in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, are showing signs of severe ill health, according to NOAA marine mammal...

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U.S. appeals WTO ruling on dolphin-safe tuna label

Posted Friday January 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

WASHINGTON | Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:57am EST (Reuters) – The United...

WASHINGTON | Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:57am EST (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it was appealing a World Trade Organization ruling against U.S. dolphin-safe labeling measures for...

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The world’s preeminent marine mammal specialist, calls for the immediate release of 25 wild dolphins

Posted Thursday July 14, 2011 by Reef Relief

by Salvatore Cardoni. www.takepart.com The world’s preeminent marine mammal specialist, Ric O’Barry,...

by Salvatore Cardoni. www.takepart.com The world’s preeminent marine mammal specialist, Ric O’Barry, is calling for the immediate release of 25 wild dolphins captured two years ago in the waters off...

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We call it the ‘Blue Planet’, but only 1.3 per cent of our oceans are protected — and so far, mainly just on paper

Posted Tuesday July 05, 2011 by Reef Relief

New handbook for marine protected areas marks start of worldwide campaign ‘Homes...

New handbook for marine protected areas marks start of worldwide campaign ‘Homes for Whales and Dolphins’ wildelifeextra.com. July 2011. “Marine protected areas are steadily getting bigger which is good news...

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