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Saving Cetaceans from Captivity Saving Cetaceans from Captivity 0 Likes | 0 Comments
5 November 2013

If you could change the world, would you? Are you willing to join with a million others to send a single message, a powerful message, a compelling, world changing message to governments and corporations and those individuals around the world who profit from the captive exploitation, and contribute to the of barbaric execution, of whales, dolphins and porpoises? The ocean is our life support system, it is what sustains us. When it is at risk... Read More



For the Dugongs For the Dugongs 0 Likes | 0 Comments
30 October 2013

  South African eco-ambassador and solo explorer Des Pollock is halfway through a 2500km paddle along the coast of Mozambique to raise awareness for the conservation of East Africa’s critically endangered dugong.You are invited to a fundraising auction to help his cause!         Read More



Table Bay Whale Rescue Table Bay Whale Rescue 0 Likes | 0 Comments
29 October 2013

by Melanie Gosling A young humpback whale that was caught between a ship and the quay in Table Bay harbour was freed in the early hours of Monday morning in a rescue operation that involved several government departments, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) and police divers. And because the young whale was too confused to move, the massive ship had to move instead. The story began around 11pm on Sunday when staff on the ship MV... Read More



China - Victory for Wildlife Conservation as Citizens Give up Shark Fin Soup China - Victory for Wildlife Conservation as Citizens Give up Shark Fin Soup 0 Likes | 0 Comments
24 October 2013

By Simon Denyer BEIJING — Once a rare delicacy served to honored guests, shark fin soup had become so popular among China’s fast-growing elite in recent years that it was pushing some shark species close to extinction. Now, there is fresh hope for sharks around the world. The demand for shark fins has plunged, providing a rare victory for conservationists that could have wider implications for other endangered wildlife. T... Read More



Amazing Creature of the Deep Found off California Amazing Creature of the Deep Found off California 0 Likes | 0 Comments
17 October 2013

A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted something out of a fantasy novel: the silvery carcass of a 6-meter, serpent-like oarfish. Jasmine Santana of the Catalina Island Marine Institute needed more than 15 helpers to drag the giant sea creature with eyes the size of half dollars to shore on Sunday. Staffers at the institute are calling it the discovery of a lifetime. 'We've never seen a fish t... Read More



5 Bad Habits of Scuba Diving and How to Avoid Them 5 Bad Habits of Scuba Diving and How to Avoid Them 0 Likes | 0 Comments
15 October 2013

PADI blog by Megan Liveaboards typically attract hardcore divers, and the boat I chose was no exception. On average, the people on board had 300+ dives, but a few of these old salts made mistakes that even a brand new diver would consider a rookie move. I also saw some classic examples of scuba diving bad habits – from experienced divers no less! Bad Habit #1 – Skipping the buddy check You ask your buddy, “You ready? Y... Read More



Seal vs Great White Seal vs Great White 0 Likes | 0 Comments
10 October 2013

This is the jaw-some moment a lucky seal manages to overturn the odds and escape from a great white - after balancing on its nose. Photographer David 'Baz' Jenkins, 41, spotted the near-death battle at White Pointer off the coast of Cape Town while on board a great white shark tour boat with Apex Shark Expeditions. As these amazing photographs show one seal escaped the jaws of death after balancing on the massive sharks nose just inches... Read More



Dolphin Burgers for Dolphin Park Visitors Dolphin Burgers for Dolphin Park Visitors 0 Likes | 0 Comments
8 October 2013

When it comes to walking both sides of a macabre street, it's hard to imagine a more audacious example than that of the Japanese town of Taiji. Already infamous for the annual slaughter of dolphins that was brought to light in the documentary The Cove, Taiji has now announced plans for a marine mammal park. Visitors can see dolphins and whales in a fenced-off section of a local bay. They can kayak and even swim with them and then sn... Read More



Seals and Porpoises being Killed in Increasing Numbers by Ducted Propellers Seals and Porpoises being Killed in Increasing Numbers by Ducted Propellers 0 Likes | 0 Comments
3 October 2013

Seal populations sliced up by ship propellers may face extinction warns conservation group   October 2013. WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation has called on the government to take immediate action after the release of more evidence linking the deaths of large numbers of healthy seals and harbour porpoises to injuries consistent with impact by ducted propellers used by a range of shipping vessels.

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Sharing a Wave with Dolphins Sharing a Wave with Dolphins 0 Likes | 0 Comments
26 September 2013

When surfer Trent Sherbourne zipped up his wetsuit, grabbed his board and headed down to the secluded beach he was probably hoping to have the waves to himself. So imagine his surprise when he found himself sharing the surf with a pod of dolphins who jumped out of the water right in front of him. But even more incredible is that the moment was captured back on land by a self-taught photographer who was lining up his last shot of the day whi... Read More



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