Posts tagged with whales

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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Can a killer whale be a slave?

Posted Friday February 06, 2015 by Reef Relief

By Carl Safina. Wed February 4, 2015 http://www.cnn.com (CNN)"Lolita's story reminded me...

By Carl Safina. Wed February 4, 2015 http://www.cnn.com (CNN)"Lolita's story reminded me of my own," says African-American actress and singer Robbyne Kaamil. "My own relatives, my family ancestors, were captured...

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Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe to work towards commercial whaling hunt despite ICJ ruling

Posted Wednesday June 11, 2014 by Reef Relief

http://www.abc.net.au. Tue 10 Jun 2014, 8:37am AEST Photo: Sea Shepherd says Japan...

http://www.abc.net.au. Tue 10 Jun 2014, 8:37am AEST Photo: Sea Shepherd says Japan is blatantly trying to defy the international court ruling. (AAP: Tim Watters/Sea Shepherd Australia)   Japan's prime minister...

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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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Whales beaching at unusual rate in Florida

Posted Thursday February 06, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Ken Kaye, SunSentinel February 4, 2014 More than 90 whales have...

By Ken Kaye, SunSentinel February 4, 2014 More than 90 whales have become stranded on Florida beaches in the past two months, almost three times the average, baffling marine biologists...

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A coastline of ‘critical’ habitat? Petition seeks to expand protection for endangered orcas

Posted Thursday January 23, 2014 by Reef Relief

by SCOTT RASMUSSEN,  Journal of the San Juans  Jan 22, 2014 The amount...

by SCOTT RASMUSSEN,  Journal of the San Juans  Jan 22, 2014 The amount of critical habitat afforded to the Southern Resident killer whales will grow by leaps and bounds, if the...

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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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Whales, Dolphins Need a Break From Deadly Navy Blasts

Posted Friday October 04, 2013 by Reef Relief

By Miyoko Sakashita. The Huffington Post, September 27, 2013 Whales, dolphins, seals...

By Miyoko Sakashita. The Huffington Post, September 27, 2013 Whales, dolphins, seals and sea lions got a good break this week when a judge told a federal wildlife agency it's...

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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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Gateway pipeline faces endangered species legal action

Posted Monday October 01, 2012 by Reef Relief

CBC News.  Sep 26, 2012 7:54 AM PT Several environmental groups are...

CBC News.  Sep 26, 2012 7:54 AM PT Several environmental groups are heading to federal court in an attempt to use the Species At Risk Act to block the construction...

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Jumping for joy! Humpback whales breach off the coast of Alaska for the sheer fun of it

Posted Thursday June 28, 2012 by Reef Relief

By Tom Goodenough PUBLISHED: 10:18 EST, 27 June 2012 | UPDATED: 10:19...

By Tom Goodenough PUBLISHED: 10:18 EST, 27 June 2012 | UPDATED: 10:19 EST, 27 June 2012. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ Nature can often leave us marvelling with its expressive and colourful displays of...

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In the company of whales

Posted Thursday May 31, 2012 by Reef Relief

Sperm whales have distinct dialects, complex relationships and a set of traditions...

Sperm whales have distinct dialects, complex relationships and a set of traditions passed down between generations—what scientists are calling a ‘multicultural civilization’ by Kate Lunau on Thursday, July 28, 2011...

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New iPad, iPhone App Helps Mariners Avoid Endangered Right Whales

Posted Thursday April 05, 2012 by Reef Relief

by Underwatertimes.com News Service – April 4, 2012 18:57 EST SILVER SPRING,...

by Underwatertimes.com News Service – April 4, 2012 18:57 EST SILVER SPRING, Maryland — Mariners along the U.S. east coast can now download a new iPad and iPhone application that...

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Japan, anti-whaling group trade barbs at annual conference

Posted Thursday July 14, 2011 by Reef Relief

AFP, SAINT HELIER, Jersey Japan and the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd on...

AFP, SAINT HELIER, Jersey Japan and the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd on Tuesday swapped angry words at the world whaling conference on the British Channel Island of Jersey over the...

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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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