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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...

Earliest dolphin species older than first thought

New research by the Waseda University in Japan has shown that dolphins may have been around for a lot longer than previously imagined.

Researchers studying a skull fragment first found in 1970 now think that it belonged to a species of dolphin that existed up to 13 million years ago, making it 6 million years older than previously thought.

The skull of the dolphin species, called Eodelphis kabatensis, was originally collected from a small tributary of the Oshirarika River in Hakkaido, Japan.