A novel video game featuring a lifelike virtual dolphin may soon help stroke victims?and, eventually, real dolphins too.
A popular dolphin known for swimming alongside boats in a canal behind Lakeshore Estates, near Slidell, has died.
New Zealand on Wednesday dismissed a call from top marine scientists to better protect a rare dolphin, saying existing safeguards for the creature dubbed "the hobbit of the sea" were sufficient. The International Whaling Commission's (IWC) scientific committee, representing more than 200 marine experts, has warned that the Maui's dolphin will become extinct unless fishing is banned in its ...
Marine scientists have urged New Zealand to step up efforts to save the world's rarest dolphin, saying only a few dozen Maui's dolphins remain and immediate action is needed to prevent their extinction. The Maui's dolphin, dubbed "the hobbit of the sea" and found only in shallow waters off the North Island's west coast, is listed as critically endangered, and the International Whaling Commission ...
Russel Norman says opening up the habitat of the Maui's dolphin to oil exploration is "another nail in the coffin" for the species.
Back to Great Sandy Strait Website
Back to dolphin News Archives