Showing posts with label whales. Show all posts
Showing posts with label whales. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Whale strandings linked to solar flares in new study

Whale strandings
Solar storms of the kind responsible for the Northern Lights could have caused almost 30 whales to become stranded in the North Sea last year by affecting their ability to navigate, a study has found.

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Japan fleet returns, hunt 333 whales

Japan's whaling fleet returned on Friday from its months-long Antarctic hunt in the name of scientific research with a take of more than 300 minke whales, a hunt that prompted complaints from Australia.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Fresh whale stranding on notorious New Zealand beach

Whale rescuers in New Zealand have linked arms in neck-deep water to try and prevent about 200 pilot whales from stranding themselves again in a remote bay, where 300 of the animals died this week.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Japanese whalers have been caught with a dead minke whale in protected waters

A Japanese whaling ship has been caught with a dead minke whale on board while sailing through protected Australian waters, according to anti-whaling group, Sea Shepherd.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Japan whaling ships set out for Antarctic

Japanese whaling ships departed Friday on the annual Antarctic hunt, the government said, defying a worldwide moratorium and international opposition.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Shell Canada Surrenders Oil-drilling Rights in Arctic for Marine Park

Oil giant Shell Canada on Wednesday gave up its offshore oil drilling rights in the Canadian Arctic to add to a nationally protected marine park for whales and numerous other mammals and birds.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Japan vessels return to port after killing 333 whales

Japanese whaling fleet returned to port on Thursday after killing over 300 minke whales in its first Antarctic hunt since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled its whaling program to be illegal in 2014.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Dozens of whales die in mass stranding on India beach

At least 45 of 81 whales have died after stranding on a beach in the Indian southern state of Tamil Nadu.

The short-finned pilot whales washed ashore on the beach of Tiruchendur, a small port city in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district on Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

New Zealand leads 33-nation protest against Japanese whaling plan

The New Zealand government has led a joint diplomatic protest over Japan's decision to resume whaling in the Southern Ocean, Prime Minister and Acting Foreign Minister John Key said Monday.

Monday, December 07, 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015

Japan whaling fleet will sail to Antarctic Ocean Tuesday

Japan said it will dispatch a whaling fleet to the Antarctic Tuesday after a one-year suspension, defying international criticism and a UN legal ruling that the "research" expedition is a commercial hunt in disguise.

Saturday, November 07, 2015

29 stranded whales die in remote New Zealand bay

Twenty-nine pilot whales have died after a mass stranding on a remote beach on New Zealand's southern Stewart Island, conservation officials said Friday.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Una "mortalidad inusual" de ballenas en EE.UU. deja perplejos a los científicos

Treinta grandes ballenas han muerto varadas en las costas de Alaska (EE.UU.). Esta alta cifra de mortalidad ha sido calificada de inusual por los científicos, que ya están investigando para determinar cuáles son las causas.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Για επιστημονικούς σκοπούς αρχίζει ξανά τη φαλαινοθηρία η Ιαπωνία

Στην Ανταρκτική επιστρέφουν φέτος τα φαλαινοθηρικά της Ιαπωνίας, αψηφώντας τις διεθνείς αντιδράσεις.

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Scientist Discover At Least 20 Dead Sei Whales Washed Up Along Coast of Chile

A group of foreign scientists discovered at least 20 dead sei whales beached along Chile’s southern coast on the Gulf of Penas and reported them to the National Fisheries Service.

A statement from Chilean officials on Friday said there were around 20 whales, while the scientists said they counted more than 30.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Whale beaching fuels 'unscientific' undersea quake fears in Japan

The mass beaching of more than 150 melon-headed whales on Japan's shores has fuelled fears of a repeat of a seemingly unrelated event in the country—the devastating 2011 undersea earthquake that killed around 19,000 people.

EL News