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More important ocean areas for whales and dolphin protection identified

Scientists and observers from many different countries have identified and mapped 36 new Important Marine...

Whale meat fetches record high at Japan auction

Sei whale meat is being sold at a record high in Japan according media reports...

Rescuers find young girl’s body surrounded by dolphins

Reports from South Africa about a tragic drowning off Llandudno beach, Cape Town say that...
The Yushin Maru catcher ship of the Japanese whaling fleet injures a whale with its first harpoon attempt, and takes a further three harpoon shots before finally killing the badly injured fleeing whale. Finally they drowned the mammal beneath the harpooon deck of the ship to kill it.  Southern Ocean.  07.01.2006

Moves to overturn whaling ban rejected

Last week, the 68th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC, the body that regulates...

Canadian Radio Interviews WDCS On Whales And Noise

The increasing amount of noise in the oceans is having a detrimental effect on whales and dolphins that live in a world of sound.

One proposed solution that has been proposed to help combat this problem is the use of “Bubble Walls”, featured in a recent article on National Georgraphic.

CBC radio in Canada recently discussed the issue and interviewed WDCS biologist, Sue Rocca.

Listen to the programme.
Read the article on National Geographic.
Find out more about ocean noise pollution.
CBC Radio Technology and Science.