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31-Jan-2014

  • Albino Dolphin: Uncertain Fate Awaits Rare Calf Captured in Japanese Hunt

    "Angel," the albino calf captured during the annual Japanese dolphin hunt, has ended up in a marine park, where its survival is questionable, an expert says.        


  • Maui company wins responsible dolphin tour status

    HONOLULU (AP) ? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its partners are recognizing a Maui company for practicing responsible wild dolphin tourism.


  • Dolphin freed from fishing line

    A dolphin is swimming free with her calf after she was caught in fishing gear Monday in the Indian River Lagoon near Vero Beach.


  • Dolphin hunt: ambassador speaks up

    As Japan rounds up dolphins at 'The Cove', US ambassador speaks out.        


  • Dolphin freed from fishing gear in Lagoon

    A dolphin mother once again swims safely with its calf after being freed from trap pot fishing gear in the Indian River Lagoon near Vero Beach.


  • Dolphin freed from fishing gear in Indian River Lagoon

    A dolphin mother once again swims safely with its calf after being freed from trap pot fishing gear in the Indian River Lagoon near Vero Beach.


  • Dolphin Hunt In Japan Draws Criticism from U.S. Ambassador

    In addition to criticism from environmental activists, the annual dolphin hunt in Taiji Cove in Japan has drawn criticism from the United States' Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy. The ambassador came out against "drive hunt" dolphin killing, in which hundreds of bottlenose dolphins are rounded up into a small area of water and then hunted.


  • Ambassador Kennedy Criticizes Japan's Dolphin Hunt

    The dolphin roundup by a Japanese community is an annual hunt. But this time, new U.S. ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy has weighed in with displeasure. That puts her on the side of several wildlife and animal rights advocates who've condemned the annual slaughter. The Japanese defend it as traditional ? just as the U.S. does with native Alaskans who kill whales.


  • Boaties urged to watch for mammals after fatal strike

    The death of a young bottlenose dolphin who was cut to the bone by a propeller in the Hauraki Gulf has prompted pleas for boat and jetski operators to slow down around marine mammals.Known to Massey University marine researchers...


  • Dolphin trapped in fishing gear freed

    A dolphin is swimming free with her calf after she was caught in fishing gear Monday in the Indian River Lagoon near Vero Beach.


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