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Cetacean-Marine Life-Related News
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Historical Whalers and Whale Scientists indistinguishable
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3/09/12
Study: Whales "stressed by ocean noise"
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3/01/12
When Marine Mammals Become Food
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3/01/12
Korean Dolphins in Court: Poachers/Bycatch Dolphins Sold for Profit
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2/09/12
Almost 100 pantropical spotted dolphins slaughtered in Taiji cove
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2/27/12
Whales arrive early due to warm waters
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2/24/12
114 dolphins stranded in Cape Cod; NE US largest single species stranding event on record
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2/13/12
BP commercials covering up oil spill effects/environmental distress
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2/13/12
Gulf Oil Spill & BP emails: Lies re Flow Rate from Day One
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1/30/12
Sea Shepherd Trial in Japan
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1/30/12
Whaling may be sunk by commercial reality
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1/30/12
Experts perplexed by mass dolphin stranding on Cape Cod
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1/30/12
90 Whales Strand on New Zealand Beach; Coincides with Sonar Search
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1/30/12
Japanese whalers ask US courts to stop activists
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1/30/12
Whale meat imports into Australia were "covertly authorised"
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1/12/12
Whales fatten up just in time for Japanese whalers' arrival
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1/12/12
Orca Morgan being attacked in her new home
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1/7/12
Hawaiian Monk Seal Deaths Called "Suspicious"
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1/6/12
Sea Shepherd Hotel Room Raided by Taiji Police; Data Confiscated
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1/6/12
Shell Oil Spill: Niger Delta-Atlantic Ocean; 13 coastal villages suspend fishing
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1/6/12
Sea Shepherd ship damaged while chasing whaling fleet
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1/6/12
Whale Hunt Threatens Australia's $300 million Whale-watch Industry
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1/5/12
Japan's Economic Failures Include Whaling: Whale Hunts Matter More Than Saving People: William Pesek
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1/5/12
Tsunami Relief funds used to kill whales?!
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1/5/12
PETITION: Shut down Connyland dolphinarium where two dolphins dead after Rave Techno-Party
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12/10/11
Hong Kong: Ocean Park urged to end dolphin shows; has stopped beluga whale imports
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12/10/11
Japanese Whalers take Sea Shepherd to US Court
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12/10/11
Pressure on Japan to review whaling
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12/2/11
Video: Near Orca Lolita - Deafening Fireworks - Shut Down the Miami Seaquarium!
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12/2/11
Helicopter pilot shares video of awful tuna fishery bycatch: dolphins, rays, sharks, seabirds, turtles. Calls to BOYCOTT TUNA
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12/2/11
New Zealand tragedy: 91 sperm whales dead; cause unknown
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11/25/11
Japanese advocate calls for halt to whale hunt
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11/25/11
OSHA/SeaWorld HEARINGS: SeaWorld Struggles for Credibility after trainer Brancheau's death
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11/24/11
Latin America Unites in defense of Antarctic and whales against scientific whaling
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11/18/11
Tsunami stalls Japan's Dall porpoise slaughter, but for how long?
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11/18/11
Switzerland Dolphin Dies After 16-Hour Techno-Party
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11/12/11
Dutch courts rule young Orca Morgan to stay in captivity
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11/2/11
Gulf Oil Spill Crisis Bacterial Infection and Dolphin Deaths; Oil Link Unclear
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11/2/11
200 dolphins to be caught by Korea; Government gives permission
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11/2/11
NYT: How Far Will Dolphins Go to Relate to Humans?
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11/2/11
Up to 20 million tons of debris from Japan's tsunami moving toward Hawaii
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11/2/11
Iceland whaling troubles; Obama's watered down response
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11/2/11
Vancouver Aquarium beluga whale death was pneumonia
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10/24/11
Proposed Solomon Islands Tuna Factory Withdrawal if 25 Wild-Caught Dolphins are Exported to China
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10/24/11
Dolphin die-off continues in Gulf of Mexico
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10/24/11
New Zealand tanker grounded, leaking 130-150 tons of oil; potential 1700-ton spill
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10/13/11
Japanese officials and advocate call for halt to whale hunt
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10/6/11
SeaWorld has repeatedly failed to document incidents of aggression displayed by killer whales, OSHA finds
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9/24/11
Australian shark fishery closed after high by-catch dolphin deaths
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9/24/11
Singapore: Mastercard promotes resort holding 25 suffering wild dolphins for display
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9/24/11
Obama Caves In To Whalers, Refuses to Impose Sanctions on Iceland for Commercial Whaling
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9/22/11
Cop arrests animal-rights activist at gunpoint at pilot whale rehab site
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9/15/11
MORGAN: Dutch Orca's Fate in Judge's Hands: Life in Captivity or Freedom
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9/10/11
California Adopts Shark Fin Ban!
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9/10/11
Jakarta Dolphin Release Stalled - Dolphins languishing in traveling circuses
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9/10/11
Mozambique Swimming With Wild Dolphins = Harassment "Rest and breeding time interrupted too often..."
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9/5/11
Hong Kong Theme Park Cancels Import of Russian Wild Caught Beluga Whales
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9/5/11
Italian Researchers:
Dolphins May Understand Death

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9/4/11
25 Solomon Island Dolphins Bound For China
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9/4/11
Dolphin Day 2011 - In 52 Cities: Global Protests Against Japan Dolphin Hunt
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9/4/11
Dolphin BRILLIANCE? Dolphins Using New Conch Shell Fishing Method
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8/26/11
LIFE IN A FISHBOWL: Wild caught beluga whales from Russia may be heading to Ocean Park, Hong Kong
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8/25/11
WHALING - DAYS ARE NUMBERED?
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8/25/11
Dolphins near Grand Isle being tested for BP Oil Exposure
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8/15/11
Gas samples from blowhole of stranded grey whale analyzed for health condition
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8/3/11
Whale Collisions: Petition filed for 10-knot speed limit through CA Marine Sanctuaries
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8/3/11
Helium-Balloon Protests Gains Momentum, Press
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8/2/11
Idle Harpoons: Port recalls when whale boats returned lopsided with catch
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7/30/11
IWC Delegates Warn: W Pacific Gray Whales 'at risk' from oil surveys
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7/26/11
China opens 1st rescue center for endangered white dolphins; sells Dolphin Assisted Therapy
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7/26/11
Whaling Nations Seek to Silence NGOs
at IWC 2011; caught admitting to changing votes for cash

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7/26/11
Study says Ocean Life On Brink of Mass Extinctions - Int'l Program on State of the Oceans
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6/26/11
Peru's First Dolphin Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release
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6/26/11
Japan Whalers Head for NW Pacific Coastal Waters to take 260 whales - more bogus research whaling
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6/13/11
Japan Launches NW Pacific 'Research' Whaling
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6/12/11
Cathay Pacific Airlines Transporting 6 Taiji Dolphins to China Aquarium.
Protest Organized.

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6/9/11
Nagoya - Accidental death of dolphin during show rehearsal falling out of pool
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6/6/11
Moscow: Crumbling Infrastructure in Dolphin Assisted Therapy Pools: Government Evicting
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5/30/11
WDCS wins landmark victory in fight against dolphin captivity
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5/30/11
Scotland: Pod of pilot whales avoids stranding; moves out to sea
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5/30/11
SeaWorld's Botched Rescue Attempts Aim at Lifelong Captivity for Baby Pilot Whale
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5/29/11
WTO panel finds 'dolphin safe' label hurts Mexico fisheries
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5/29/11
Dolphin and whale tissue exhibiting high toxin levels; barometer for humans
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5/29/11
Importer of endangered whale meat in Los Angeles caught after 10 years
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5/29/11
Scotland: 100 pilot whales in trouble, 20 with "severe head injuries", stranding imminent
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5/29/11
Australia's Legal Case Against Japan for Whaling Will Proceed
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5/10/11
Thailand: Debate Over Dolphin Captivity
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5/8/11
Iceland Increased Whale Product Exports to Japan, Now Under Fire
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5/8/11
Dolphins' Heavy Load of Pollutants; Highest Recorded Levels in Living Marine Mammals Off Georgia/Atlantic Coast
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5/8/11
Closing of Turkish Dolphinarium; Dolphin Defenders Celebrate
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5/8/11
Dolphin 56 Returns Dazzling Boaters in
Ocean City, NJ

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5/8/11
Dolphin hunt extended through May 31
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5/8/11
Helping LOLITA - September 23, 2011,
DAY OF PROTEST

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5/1/11
NYT: Whales' Grandeur and Grace, Up Close
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5/1/11
Japan's PM Not Concerned with Australia's Whaling Court Challenge
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5/1/11
Bolivia's Law of Mother Earth Promises Nature Equal Rights with Humans
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5/1/11
Activists Rally In Las Vegas Against Mirage's "Dolphin Death Pool"
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5/1/11
Protected Amazon River Dolphins hunted for fish bait - "massive slaughter"
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4/17/11
How Japan's Nuclear Crisis Might Affect Whales and Dolphins
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4/17/11
Scientists confirm oil on dead dolphins came from BP oil spill; 406 have washed ashore
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4/17/11
Tillikum Past Darker than SeaWorld Said; Returns to Performing Shows after Drowning Trainer Brancheau
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4/17/11
Hundreds of whales face slaughter as Norway's killing season resumes
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4/17/11
The Dolphin's Cry: - Egypt's Abysmal Dolphin Captivity Industry - dolphins sourced from Taiji
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4/17/11
Georgia AQ: New Exhibit To House 12 Captive Dolphins
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4/17/11
Former International Dolphin Trader Turns Canadian Politician
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4/17/11
Tsunami Harpoons Japanese Whaling Town; Fleet of Three Whaling Vessels Carried Inland and Impotent
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4/17/11
Whale Processing Facility Washed Away by Tsunami; Coastal Whaling Base Obliterated
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4/17/11
Bahamas' Atlantis Dolphin Transports Stranded Dolphin to Rehabilitation; houses 16 "Katrina Dolphins"
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4/17/11
24 Dolphins Perish in Taiji Sea Pens during Tsunami
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4/17/11
Japan Selling Mercury-laden Whale Meat Through Yahoo Store
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4/17/11
Barcelona Study: Ocean Noise "blowing holes in squids' heads"
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4/17/11
NRDC Blog on BP's Spill: Dolphin Die-Off: How Big Is The Iceberg?
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4/1/11
Rare Ganges River Dolphin dies of starvation
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4/1/11
KEIKO: The Untold Story - documentary on his freedom and last days
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4/1/11
Japan: Baby Finless Porpoise Rescued From Rice Paddy After Tsunami
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4/1/11
Dolphins Die After Underwater Navy Training Exercise Near San Diego
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4/1/11
Gag order on scientists probing dolphin deaths as US builds criminal case against BP
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4/1/11
1600 tons of crude leaked into South Atlantic after tanker accident -
Marine Catastrophe Unfolding

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4/1/11
Indonesia: 70 Dolphins For Traveling Shows To Be Release; Most Illegally Poached
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4/1/11
Eight Bottlenosed Dolphins Washed Up On South Carolina Coast In Nine Days
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3/16/11
Study: Beaked whales affected by sonar - high and mid-freq. - at lower levels than believed
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3/16/11
Offshore Wind Farms blamed for whale strandings; major expansion in UK planned
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3/16/11
Iceland Whale Slaughter Condemned by 11 Countries (PR Newswire)
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3/10/11
Dolphin mystery just one piece of oil-spill puzzle
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3/9/11
False Killer Whale Escapes/Jumps Out of Tank in Japan - Video
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3/1/11
Stranded calf of Florida moving to
Indianapolis Zoo

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2/28/11
Germany bans Solomon Islands dolphin imports
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2/28/11
Watson: Whalers Have Been Shut Down
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2/18/11
SSCS Quoted Saying Whaling Suspension A Bluff; 30-100 minke taken this season
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2/17/11
Japan Suspends Antarctic Whaling Hunt Citing Sea Shepherd Harassment
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2/16/11
Organisations in Orca Coalition take legal action for Orca Morgan - Holland
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2/16/11
Whaling in Japan is on the verge of collapse (The Guardian, UK)
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2/12/11
Wikileaks Iceland: Whale Meat Market May Be A "Doomed Operation"
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1/18/11
Armenia: Animal Rights Activists Plan Suit Against New Yerevan Dolphinarium
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1/14/11
1 Yr After Brancheau's Death, Lucrative "Dine With Shamu" to Restart At Seaworld
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1/13/11
Dolphin Hell-Hole Opens in Armenia Amid Protests
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1/10/11
US NGO's Pressure Iceland to Abandon Whaling Policy
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1/10/11
Las Vegas Mirage Hotel Dolphins - 75% Death Rate - "Dolphin Death Pool"
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1/10/11
Wikileaks: Diplomats Clear Japan in Ady Gil; Shonan Maru Had Ample Time To Avoid Collision
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1/7/11
Death Throes: Tide May Be Turning Against Japan's Harassed Whalers
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1/7/11
Sea Shepherd Attacks Whaling Ship
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1/5/11
Japan complains about Sea Shepherd at IWC Deal-Talks
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1/5/11
Wikileaks: Australia's Sellout - Willing to Accept Whaling Compromise
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1/5/11
US-Japan discussed 'action' against anti-whalers
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1/3/11
Philippines: Protestors Object to Dolphin and Sea Lion Show as Uneducational
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1/3/11
In Australia, Japanese Whaling Officials Condemned as Corrupt
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1/3/11
Dolphinarium Opening in Armenia Sparks Protests
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12/25/10
Hawaiian population of False Killer Whales drops below 200!
Feds propose endangered status.

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12/17/10
Netherlands dolphinarium decides to keep stranded wild orca after rehab/group protests
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12/13/10
NY4WHALES on WBAI, 99.5 FM, NYC
Worldwide Anti-Whaling Day, November 5, 2010

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12/8/10
Philippines: Animal Welfare Activists Slam Dolphin Show
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12/7/10
Biologists seek to tag orcas
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12/7/10
Ship Struck - Badly Injured Whale in
So. Puget Sound

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12/6/10
Japanese Whalers Leave Port Late; Australian Gov't Pressured To Seek injunction
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12/6/10
Activists urge boycott of Turkish dolphinariums
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12/6/10
Environmental groups protest Yerevan (Turkish) dolphinarium
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12/6/10
Ga. Aquarium gets 2 new beluga whales
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12/6/10
NOAA Enforces Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Rule
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12/6/10
Florida Keys Victory: No Vessel Sewage Discharge in Marine Sanctuary
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12/5/10
Causes of 20 Years of Whale/Dolphin Strandings Investigated in UK
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12/5/10
Taiji Meeting A Media Sham; Press Follows O'Barry Out To THE COVE!
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12/5/10
Stranded dolphin dies on Stone Harbor beach; 36 cetaceans found dead this year on NJ beaches; 8 dolphins this month
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12/4/10
Whale Poop (Gulf of Maine)
Pumps Up Ocean Health

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12/4/10
Japanese Study Finds Worrying Loss of Blubber in Whales
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12/4/10
UK Scientists Want Beached Dolphin, Whale Watchers to Assess Stranding Causes
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12/4/10
New Pontoon Key to Saving Stranded Whales, Dolphins
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12/4/10
Deepwater Horizon Spill Report Blames BP, Contractors, Government
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12/4/10
California Gray Whale Coalition petitions NOAA/NMFS for re-listing of Eastern Pacific Gray Whale
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12/4/10
Hawaiian False Killer Whales: 150-170 remain; potential endangered status
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12/3/10
Sunburn - the new threat facing whales
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12/3/10
NZ IWC Chair Palmer Warns Against Taking Japan to Int'l Criminal Court over Whaling
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12/3/10
We're watching - NZ warns Japan over whaling
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12/3/10
Navy Sued by Southern Environmental Law Center to Halt Offshore Training to Protect Right Whale Habitat in Georgia and Florida
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12/3/10
Experts believe navy to blame for 35 whales stranding on Irish Coast
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12/3/10
New Zealand: Stranding of 50 Pilot Whales Averted!
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12/3/10
PROFOUND HEARING LOSS - in 3 species that stranded - research paper
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12/3/10
Gray Whale Coalition Petitions NOAA to Relist Eastern Pacific Gray Whale
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12/3/10
Researchers find that beached dolphins are often deaf
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12/3/10
Sunburned whales?
Ozone hole could be culprit

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12/3/10
33 pilot whales strand in Irish North Sea;
Sonar suspected

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12/3/10
Taiji Fishermen Kill Pod Of Dolphins;
Plan to Free Young Backfires

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10/12/10
SeaWorld: Another Ex-Employee Alleges Obstruction in OSHA's Investigation of Orca Trainer's Death
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10/1/10
Native Hawaiians Intent to Sue over Treatment of Family God-Beaked Whale
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9/28/10
Iceland kills over 200 whales
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9/28/10
Heroic efforts to save 24 of 74 stranded whales in New Zealand
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9/28/10
Saving Stranded Whales Proves Hungry Work
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9/28/10
80 pilot whales stranded on
New Zealand beach

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9/23/10
"Unprecedented" Mass Whale Stranding -
74 New Zealand pilot whales

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9/22/10
Safety Director Claims SeaWorld Ordered Her to Obstruct Whale Death Investigation
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9/21/10
Whale Meat Served in 18% of Japanese
Grade Schools - Reduced Prices for Schools
Due to Glut

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9/21/10
Dozens of Humpbacks and now Right Whales -
Scientists Investigate Brazil's Beached Whales

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9/21/10
Rare Hourglass Dolphin found dead in
New Zealand

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9/13/10
Two Abused "Swim-With" Turkish Bottlenose Dolphins Rescued, Sent to Sea Pen for Pre-Release Rehab
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9/12/10
Whale Trainers to get "Spare Air" in SeaWorld Wetsuits? Former Trainers say "NO!"
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9/12/10
Japan's Mighty Whale Mountain - TONNAGE OF WHALE MEAT IN STORAGE
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9/12/10
Animal Planet's 'Blood Dolphins'
won't show in Japan

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9/7/10
Greenpeace Activists Guilty; Suspended Sentence; Japanese Journalists Launch Investigation
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9/7/10
Dolphins in decrepit tourist tank in Turkey rescued for rehabilitation
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9/7/10
Dolphins herded into the cove, some sold, none killed as of 9/3
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9/5/10
Threats keep dolphin protest out of
Japan village

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9/5/10
Atlantic Ocean's huge garbage patch - comparable to the Pacific Ocean's
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8/31/10
Former Seaworld employee recounts fatal orca attack; ineffective safety drills
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8/31/10
Greenland's humpback whale killing; illegal aboriginal use and profits from whales
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8/31/10
SeaWorld fined $75,000 in trainer death citing safety violations, "willful" disregard for employee safety
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8/31/10
Japan to host pro-whaling rally to build solidarity for whaling and lift whaling ban
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8/31/10
Japan's pro-whaling meeting to lift
whaling ban

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8/31/10
Tourist family sues SeaWorld, claims child who saw orca attack traumatized
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8/31/10
More Bad News For SeaWorld: Drowned Trainer's Family May Sue (Seattle PI)
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8/31/10
Almost 50 whales buried in New Zealand after mass stranding
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8/23/10
9 of 63 whales survive mass stranding in
New Zealand

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8/23/10
Amazon River dolphins rescued in Bolivia
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8/23/10
Sea Shepherd Campaign in Faroes Islands v. Pilot Whale Slaughter Draws Danish Naval Escort
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8/20/10
Francis Chow - latest profiteering trader of the suffering Solomon Island Dolphins
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8/19/10
THE COVE on "Democracy Now"
with Amy Goodman

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8/18/10
New study: Almost 80% of BP's spilled oil still threatens Gulf - from University of GA
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8/18/10
Animal Planet Trailer on Blood Dolphins, New Series Based on THE COVE
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8/18/10
SeaWorld meets with OSHA staff
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8/18/10
Thousands of dead fish on Massachusetts and New Jersey shores
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8/16/10
Pilot whales washed up on Bahamas beaches
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8/16/10
Hundreds of dead penguins washing up on Brazil's beaches
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8/16/10
Gibraltar Panorama published letters opposing dolphinarium proposal
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8/14/10
One of the world's worst aqua-zoos - Vancouver Aquarium - gets $25 million funding / should be shut down
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8/12/10
Several unusual dolphin strandings on west coast of Ireland
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8/12/10
Iceland must halt whaling if it hopes to join EU
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8/12/10
In Japan, THE COVE's a Box Office Success
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8/12/10
"You're Killing Me" How whales and dolphins sacrifice for national security
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8/12/10
Gibralter (Spain) proposes new dolphinarium amid controversy
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8/7/10
Solomons dolphin trade in jeopardy with tuna market deal
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8/7/10
Dolphin deaths and the oil spill
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7/19/10
Amazon River dolphins being slaughtered
for bait

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7/16/10
Hundreds attend dolphin Moko's funeral in New Zealand
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7/16/10
MOKO - New Zealand famous dolphin has died
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7/16/10
Dolphin species populations crash in Mediterranean
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7/16/10
IWC Impasse Welcomed by Anti-Whalers
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7/1/10
Declaration on Rights for Cetaceans: Whales and Dolphins Public Sign-On
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7/1/10
THE COVE will be screened in Japan,
despite intimidation

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7/1/10
300 Southern Right Whales Dead - Argentina/IWC Workshop Study
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7/1/10
1000 Sperm Whales: "incredibly high levels of toxic and heavy metals"
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7/1/10
IWC: 17 Nations Barred From Voting
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6/22/10
Paul McCartney Leads Calls to Save Ban on Whaling
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6/22/10
Gibralter Govt Rejects Dolphinarium Using Wild Dolphins
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6/22/10
200 Scientists: Whaling Ban Must Stay
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6/22/10
IWC Open Meetings Now Closed - Whaling Ban At Issue
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6/22/10
Greenpeace and WWF support commercial whaling - WHAT THE...?
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6/22/10
Japan's Blatant Bribery for IWC Pro-Whaling Votes
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6/22/10
Japan distributor to show 'The Cove' despite protests
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6/22/10
Whaling Commissioner Ponders Suspending Hunting Ban
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6/22/10
Turtles, dolphins, a sperm whale -
oil spill update

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6/18/10
Scandal of Japan's bribes over whaling
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6/12/10
Baby Humpback Whale Washes Ashore in
Long Island

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6/11/10
Eastern Pacific Gray Whale Numbers Drop / IWC Using Outdated Numbers
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6/10/10
Audubon: How many dolphins will the oil spill kill? Because of poor data, we will never know
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6/10/10
Witness To Dawn Brancheau's Killing by Orca Tillikum
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6/9/10
New Zealand won't take Japan to court over whaling
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6/9/10
Sea Shepherd cuts ties with whale activist Pete Bethune
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6/9/10
Rescue Efforts for Stranded Pod of Bolivian Amazon Dolphins
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6/9/10
55 Filmmakers, Others Criticize Cancellation of "The Cove"
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6/9/10
Official Study Shows Dangers of Lifting Ban on Commercial Whaling
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6/9/10
Sea World's False Statements and Deceptions
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6/9/10
Sea World orca dies while giving birth
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6/9/10
Former whalers on whaling corruption - "Some crewmen make a fortune reselling
the meat."

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6/9/10
Oil Affecting Wildlife in Gulf - Graphic Photos
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6/4/10
Japan's reduced whale research catch because of "sluggish sales of whale meat"
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5/31/10
Theme Parks criticized for lack of
worker safety

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5/30/10
New Yorkers on call to help oil spill
rescue efforts

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5/30/10
Tokelau (New Zealand Territory) bans whaling; creates new whale sanctuary in Pacific
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5/27/10
Sperm Whales Could be Wiped Out
By Gulf Oil Spill

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5/25/10
300 dead birds, 200 turtles, 19 dolphins:
Gulf Oil Spill Victims To Date

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5/25/10
Human Rights Urged for Whales and Dolphins
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5/25/10
Kevin Costner's Device Cleans Oil from Water
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5/23/10
Proposed Whaling Compromise
No Deal for Whales

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5/23/10
East Coast US sees rise in stranded seals, whales
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5/20/10
Latin America anti-whaling countries meet ahead of IWC Meeting
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5/18/10
ANOTHER Oil Spill Grows - in Brooklyn
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5/16/10
Oil Slick and Dead Dolphins - 57 Bottlenose Dolphins Stranded
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5/13/10
Barrow, Alaska: 9-year-old kills endangered bowhead whale
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5/11/10
Sea Shepherd launches Bluefin Tuna Campaign
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5/4/10
IWC compromise plan lacking support / Not one member nation has endorsed it - YET
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5/4/10
Surface area of gulf oil spill has tripled
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5/2/10
Australia's Plan to Sue Japan in Int'l Criminal Court over Whaling
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5/2/10
Japan Issues Warrant For Sea Shepherd's
Paul Watson

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5/2/10
Gulf Oil Spill to Dwarf Exxon Valdez Disaster - Perhaps Worst Ever
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5/2/10
15 Whales Stranded On Chile Beach
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5/2/10
India: Three Endangered Ganga Dolphins
Found Dead

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5/2/10
Obama: Killing Whales is No Way
to Save Whales

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5/2/10
Victory For Marine Life! - NJ Gov Christie Rejects LNG FLoating Island
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5/2/10
WHALE POOP - Vital to Plankton, Marine Food Web, Carbon Sequestration!
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4/27/10
THE COVE on OPRAH, Earth Day, 2010
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4/27/10
Dolphin hunt - a Taiji trainer tells her story
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4/23/10
SeaWorld's whale pool is no place for trainers
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4/21/10
Hong Kong's fight to save rare pink dolphins
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4/20/10
NOAA's report to public on stranded/euthanized baby humpback whale
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4/19/10
Stranded Gray Whale's stomach held human debris - plastic bags, surgical gloves, duct tape...
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4/19/10
21 pygmy killer whales beached in southern Taiwan; 17 rescued
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4/19/10
PETA Asks Orlando D.A. to File Manslaughter Charges Against SeaWorld and Its Chief Executives
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4/18/10
Five Gray Whales Found Dead in Ten Days in Puget Sound
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4/16/10
Yokota base bans 'Cove' to be neutral
(Japan Times)

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4/13/10
Killer whale pod attacks gray whale -
Puget Sound

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4/13/10
WORLD CETACEAN DAY WEDNESDAY
APRIL 14, 2010

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4/11/10
NY (East Hampton) Whale killed with bullet - experts defend actions
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4/11/10
Iceland Blasts US for Whaling Compromise Demand
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4/11/10
Japanese fishing activists try to block showing of THE COVE
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4/11/10
IWC Whaling Compromise Under Attack
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4/11/10
Solitary Dolphin (aged 45 years)
Traveling From Fl to NY!

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4/11/10
Ocean Embassy Attacks Porter and Attempts to Free Captured Dolphins in Solomon Islands
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4/11/10
Solomon Islands Dolphin War; Dolphin Dealer Chris Porter Changes His Position
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4/11/10
Whaling compromise would break
election promise

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4/5/10
Japan to charge Sea Shepherd captain with illegally boarding ship
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4/4/10
Activists in Netherlands block whale meat heading for Japan (AFP)
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4/4/10
IFAW: Whaling Ban in Jeopardy? (PR Newswire)
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3/31/10
Restaurant selling whale sushi in LA to close
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3/20/10
Why Dolphins Don't Like to Swim With Humans
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3/17/10
THE COVE to Become a TV Series
on Animal Planet

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3/17/10
Caribbean Nations That Risk Drop in Tourism by Supporting Japan Whaling
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3/17/10
Anti-whaling Activist Arrested in Japan
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3/13/10
Pricey Restaurant Caught Serving Endangered Sei Whale Meat in Santa Monica
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3/10/10
PBS: "The Cove" Director Puts
Oscar in Perspective

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3/8/10
Taiji Dolphin Slaughter Film - THE COVE - Wins Best Documentary Oscar
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3/8/10
IWC Talks: US Seeks Compromise That Would End Moratorium on Whaling
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3/7/10
Former Tillicum Trainer Speaks Out
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3/7/10
Earth Island Institute Calls For Federal
Investigation into Death of Trainer
Killed by Orca

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2/28/10
Sea World's Decision to Keep Trainer-Killing Orca Amid Captivity Debate
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2/28/10
SEAWORLD CANCELS WHALE SHOWS AT ALL ITS PARKS AFTER ORCA KILLS TRAINER
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2/28/10
Killer whale kills trainer at Orlando's Sea World
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2/25/10
Japan May Charge Sea Shepherd Activist Who Boarded Whaler
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2/22/10
Sea Shepherd Anti-Whaling Activist Faces Questioning by Japan Coast Guard
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2/22/10
Australia tells Japan:
Stop whaling or face court

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2/22/10
Dolphins 'too clever to be forced into swimming with people'
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2/22/10
Dolphin deaths in Turkey raise doubts about animals' living conditions
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2/22/10
The Cove - Nominated for an Oscar!
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2/3/10
Whales vs. Navy: NOAA May Limit Sonar Tests,
but Another Case Heads to Court

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2/3/10
Japan's whalers are at sea again,
harvesting meat that few will eat

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2/3/10
Grotesque business as usual: In Taiji, Japan,
fishermen in the Cove are still killing dolphins

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1/31/10
Wild Dolphin Interacts with Humans -
Now Facing Assaults

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1/17/10
Mass Stranding: 15 Pilot Whales
Strand and Die - New Zealand

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1/10/10
HUNDREDS OF SEA LIONS in San Francisco's
Pier 39 HAVE VANISHED

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1/10/10
Australia, New Zealand Will Probe Sea Shepherd/Japanese Whaler Collision
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1/7/10
Scientists: "Dolphins should be treated as 'non-human persons'"
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1/6/10
Japanese Whalers Sink Sea Shepherd Vessel; Crew Rescued
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1/6/10
Japan whaler "spy flights" rile Australia
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1/6/10
New Zealand's Solitary Dolphin "Moko" Enchants, Frightens and Now At Risk?
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1/6/10
Japan Vows to Continue Whaling;
Australia Threatens Legal Action

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12/12/09
Dolphins - The Navy's New Breed of Sailor
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12/12/09
Anger as Norway raises whale kill
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12/8/09
Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Habitat Protection Proposal
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12/3/09
Japanese Whalers Leave for Antarctica, Southern Ocean
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11/30/09
Anti-Whaling Activists Face Censorship of Evidence in Japan
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11/24/09
Whaling Troubles At Home - Economic Support Faltering
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11/24/09
Turkish Tour Operator Cancels Trips To Captive Dolphin Attractions
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11/19/09
Toxic Fish Found in Lakes, Reservoirs
Across 47 States

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11/13/09
Is Lake Worth Mayoral Candidate a Dolphin Trafficker?
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11/12/09
Necropsy of one of the blue whales at
Sonoma State U

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11/12/09
Effects of Sound on Marine Mammals
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11/12/09
California Coast: Sonar Ban Lifted and Five Blue Whale Deaths in Past Six Weeks
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11/9/09
Taiji officials may sue over THE COVE
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10/24/09
Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Population Declining
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10/15/09
Taiji tests residents' hair to gauge mercury levels from dolphin meat
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10/14/09
Iceland's Sale of Endangered Fin Whale Meat
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9/27/09
Iceland plans huge whale meat shipment to JAPAN
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9/27/09
Japan Times: Mercury Danger in Dolphin Meat
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9/25/09
China tells US: Stop Naval Sonar Surveillance
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9/10/09
Import of Taiji Dolphins Subject of Lawsuit in Dominican Republic
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9/10/09
First Taiji dolphin drive 2009: 50 dolphins to aquarium, 50 pilot whales slain, the rest freed
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9/10/09
Cull Of The Wild: Dolphin Slaughter Filmed
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9/5/09
MORE WILD DOLPHINS CAUGHT for Water Parks Abroad in Solomon Islands
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9/2/09
Broome to dump Taiji as sister city over dolphin slaughter
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8/25/09
Ruling on Longline Fishing Aids Turtles
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8/22/09
More far-flung suffering for whales:
Faroe Islands, Denmark

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8/13/09
New Sneaky form of commercial whaling from Japan and So. Korea
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8/8/09
New Rules for Navy Sonar May Protect Whales in coastal Pacific NW
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8/4/09
Beluga whale carries struggling diver
to surface

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7/30/09
In a Killing Cove, Siding With Dolphins
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7/21/09
Dolphins Visit Long Island Sound
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6/29/09
Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals
Deliberately Killed

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6/21/09
Rescuers weep as whales shot
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6/21/09
Plastic bags and debris kill whale with its calf
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6/21/09
Fifty-Five Whales stranded on S. African beach
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6/2/09
IWC News, Whales Still Threatened By Illegal Whaling and Attempts to End Ban on Commercial Whaling
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5/2/09
Korea Seeks Resumption of Whaling
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4/28/09
New U.S. anti-whaling stance puts more pressure on Japan
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3/18/09
European Cetacean Society's Resolution On the Need To Regulate Sonar Mitigation
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3/13/09
"Acoustic Smog" Major Threat to Whales
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3/10/09
China Says US Provoked Naval Incident -
Sonar involved

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3/10/09
US To Stand Against Whaling at IWC 2009 Talks
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3/8/09
US Denounces Iceland Whaling Move
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3/2/09
US Opposes Iceland's Decision to Establish Large Commercial Whaling Quota
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3/2/09
Australia promises tough talk at
whaling meeting

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3/2/09
Japan Resumes Imports of Norway Whale Meat
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3/2/09
200 Whales beached in Tasmania:
400+ in 4 months

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3/2/09
Hundreds of whales strand
as sonar exercises begin

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2/14/09
Oregon Officials Voice Concern About Expanded Navy Training
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2/14/09
High Drama in the Antarctic:
Sea Shepherd defends its flock

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2/8/09
Toy helicopters help whale researchers
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2/6/09
Captain's Log: Whaling Ships Attack
Sea Shepherd Vessel

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2/6/09
Hillary Clinton to visit Japan,
but can she save the whales?

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2/4/09
Palin Sues The Beluga
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2/1/09
Tasmanian Mass Sperm Whale Stranding -
45 Sperm Whales Dead

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2/1/09
Ganges River Dolphin Populations
Collapsing Rapidly

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2/1/09
Taiji dolphin slaughter film, THE COVE
wins GRAND PRIZE at SUNDANCE!

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2/1/09
Ric O'Barry Interview: Who Killed Flipper?
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1/21/09
Study: Killer Whales Eating
PCB-contaminated Salmon

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1/21/09
NY Magazine: Ric O'Barry on new film "The Cove": Japan's secret dolphin slaughter and Flipper's suicide
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1/21/09
Dolphin slave trader Chris Porter sells 11 more wild-caught dolphins from the Solomon Islands
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1/21/09
Australian Dolphin Deaths Linked to
Mercury Levels

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1/21/09
Japanese whaling vessel has been ordered to leave the Port of Surabaya, East Java in Indonesia without repairs
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1/21/09
Philippines asked to return dolphins to Solomon Islands
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1/21/09
Indonesian port denies access to repair damaged Japanese whaling vessel
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1/21/09
Climate Blamed for Slow Growth of Great Barrier Reef Corals
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1/13/09
Groups campaign in Iceland to allow whaling, expand quotas
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1/13/09
California Resevoir Pumping System
Driving Salmon Species to Extinction

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1/13/09
German Tourist Firm Boycotting Atlantis Dubai
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1/13/09
Mercury-laden whale meat
may foster heart disease

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1/7/09
Japanese whalers all at sea in hunt
for legal credibility

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1/7/09
Japan wants anti-whalers barred from ports
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1/7/09
Navy, environmentalists settle sonar lawsuit
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1/4/09
There is no Humane Way to Kill
a Whale at Sea

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12/21/08
Smith warns Japan PM of more
whaling clashes

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12/21/08
Noisy, Acid Oceans Increasingly Harmful
to Whales

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12/14/08
Canada's DFO defends decision to allow
almost 600 whales to be slaughtered

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12/3/08
DFO Shirks Duty, Delivers
Death Sentence to 500 Narwhals

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11/27/08
Pond Inlet hunters to cull
hundreds of trapped narwhal

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11/23/08
Diver suffers pain from Navy sonar tests
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11/16/08
A Sad Day For Whales:
Supreme Court Decision on Sonar

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11/13/08
Are the Puget Sound Orcas Starving?
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10/27/08
Documentary on orphaned killer whale,
Luna, wins awards around the world

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10/26/08
Protest Demonstration for Lolita
Rocks Miami Seaquarium

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10/13/08
Great Britain: Military exercise confirmed
in mass dolphin deaths

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10/4/08
New Bush plan aims to overturn
global whaling ban

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9/28/08
Chile Passes National Whale Sanctuary Law
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9/14/08
Navy to restrict low frequency active sonar
use - battle over mid-frequency continues

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8/13/08
California Resolution Calling For
Added Protections for Gray Whales

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8/4/08
Dolphin Capture Facility Closes in Panama
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7/21/08
IWC 2008: Japan defends its hunts as host country Chile bans all whaling in its waters
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6/25/08
Supreme Court to hear case involving whales and Navy sonar
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6/23/08
SAIL TO SAVE WHALES - Volvo Around The World Ocean Race
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6/21/08
US Plan to Protect Right Whale From Shipping Blocked by Cheney
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6/17/08
26 Common Dolphin Deaths: Dolphin charities
blame Navy for Cornish beachings

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6/16/08
Scientists given a sonar demonstration
and warped view of impacts on marine
mammals; 240 dB = "A PING"

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6/16/08
Royal Navy submarine implicated in
dolphin 'suicides'

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6/14/08
100 Melon-headed Whales Strand Off Madagascar During Oil Exploration
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6/11/08
Chile's President Proposed Ban on Whaling, Whale Sanctuary
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5/25/08
Farmed Salmon: Sea Lice and Virus
= Wild Population Extinctions

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5/20/08
Government Shuts Down Salmon Fishing
as Populations Collapse

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5/8/08
New Zealand drops legal action against Japan
for whaling; Australia likely to follow

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5/8/08
Sea World Dolphin Dies Doing Trick
During Show

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4/28/08
Japanese citizens renew call for
Japan to end whaling

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4/17/08
Solitary Dolphins On The Rise, Need Protection
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4/17/08
Japan's Dolphins - An Undercover Documentary;
World Class Athlete Becomes Activist

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4/9/08
Another Navy Sonar-Coincidental Whale Kill
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4/7/08
Sonar: Navy releases massive
environmental impact study

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4/5/08
Navy sonar in state waters
concerns whale scientists

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4/5/08
Australia - shark finning up 500 percent;
endangered species hit

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4/5/08
Filmmakers outsmart dolphin killers:
Secret film will expose Japan's brutality

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4/5/08
Makah's illegal whalers get off lightly
Ancient whaling "tradition" remains dubious
Many Makah still oppose whaling

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3/28/08
Dying Salmon - Chile's Fish Farms At Fault
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3/28/08
Watson Wins Crocodile Hunter Award
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3/28/08
Thousands of Starfish Dead on British Shores
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3/27/08
Tiny Mexican porpoise near extinct
from fish nets

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3/26/08
More Dolphin Strandings - East Coast
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3/21/08
NMFS OK's Killing Of Sea Lions To Protect
Salmon Threatened By Dams, Pollution,
Spawning Ground Deterioration

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3/21/08
2007 Whaling On The High Seas
Outcry and Chronology

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3/21/08
Dolphin Therapy Smells Fishy
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3/12/08
Dolphin Rescues Stranded Whales
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3/12/08
Japan denies whaling ship fired at protesters
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3/9/08
Japan Bribing IWC Nation States Confirmed / Sea Shepherd's Pursuit
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3/9/08
Unexplained Dolphin Deaths Continue
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3/4/08
Restrictions on Navy Sonar Use Tightened
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3/2/08
Ocean Ranger Cruise Ship Bill
Introduced in California

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2/26/08
World's Coastal Waters Riddled
with Invasive Species

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2/26/08
Chile announces permanent
whale protection law

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2/23/08
Dead Dolphin Found Near Site
of Navy Sonar Testing
Another Smoking Gun?

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2/22/08
Is Overfishing Driving Whales to Extremes,
and Causing Strandings?
Lack of Fish May Be Killing Whales

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2/22/08
Australian Court Orders Illegal Japanese Whale Hunt Stopped
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1/17/08
Text of Demarche signed by over 30 nations (except the US) urging Japan to stop whaling
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1/8/08
Victory: Court Orders US Navy to Limit Sonar Use, Monitor for Whales
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1/6/08
Celebrities Unite to Free Orca Lolita from Years of Solitary Confinement
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1/6/08
California courts ruling on sonar case likely to set precedent
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1/2/08
Crocodile Hunter widow Terri Irwin to launch non-lethal whale research to denounce Japanese "scientific" whaling
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12/30/07
Hungry Dolphins Attack Researchers in Scotland, Abandon Habitat
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12/30/07
Australia to send navy to protect whales from illegal Japanese harpooners in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary
Rudd sends military after whalers
Rudd drafts plans to spy on whalers
12/15/07
Whale Deaths at Georgia Aquarium Spark Captivity Protests
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12/11/07
2.7 million gallons of crude released in South Korean waters
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12/11/07
Sunken Antarctic cruise ship leaves oil spill threatening marine life in pristine area
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12/11/07
Young whale watcher fights to save whales
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12/9/07
Cambodia and UN join in efforts to save Irawaddy Dolphin from extinction
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12/7/07
Swimmers Brave The Hudson
To Save Dolphins

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11/15/07
Dolphin Export From The Slaughter Coves In Taiji To The Dominican Republic Is Cancelled
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11/15/07
Activists Comfort Dying Dolphins
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11/15/07
Denver Author Dives Into Whale Slaughter
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11/15/07
Court orders Navy to reduce effects of sonar on marine life
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11/15/07
Tuna Wars: The ruthless tuna pirates who are
driving these majestic creatures to extinction.

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10/1/07
International Body Speaks Against
Dolphin Export

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9/5/07
Toxic Dolphin Meat Served in School Lunches
in Japan

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9/5/07
Japanese Media Ignores Public Consumption
of Mercury-Tainted Dolphin/Whale Meat

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9/5/07
Japanese Official Calls For Ban On Toxic
Dolphin Meat in School Lunches

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9/5/07
Iceland Puts Down Its Whaling Harpoons
for a Year

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8/30/07
Tuna Wars: Driving the Bluefin to Extinction
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8/30/07
50-60 Pacific Northwest Orcas are threatened by oil spill near Vancouver Island.
Scientists Say Diesel Fuel Fumes May Kill Orcas
"It couldn't have happened in a worse place."
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8/26/07
Sightings of dolphins in the Bay of Biscay have dropped 80% in just one year.
Scientists ask: Where have all the dolphins gone?
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8/26/07
Federal Court Ruling on Dolphin-safe Tuna Becomes Final
Bush Administration Forgoes Supreme Court Appeal
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8/4/07
Japan Officials: Dolphin Meat is "Toxic Waste"
Warn of Acute Mercury Risk in School Lunches
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8/4/07
Navy Seeking Blanket OK for Sonar in Hawaii
Ongoing Battle between Navy and Scientists on Harm to Whales
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8/4/07
Concerns Grow on State of Whales and Dolphins in Caribbean Waters
Fishing Nets, Pollution, Intentional Capture Deaths, Acoustic Pollution
Cetaceans in Captivity Suffer Extreme Mental and Physical Stress
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8/4/07
Fishermen Laugh While Illegally Slaughtering Dolphins
in Brazilian Waters

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8/4/07
A Dolphin Dealer's Dream, A Dolphin's Nightmare
Letter Opposing Capture of Wild Dolphins in Solomon Island Waters
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8/4/07
Human noise at sea could imperil creatures that depend on sonar
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8/4/07
2007 IWC Meetings: Japan Struggles to Thwart Whale Conservation
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8/4/07
"Friendly" dolphin attacks, kills human - seen on video.
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7/15/07
Japan is buying pro-whaling votes again: Landlocked LAOS to join IWC to vote with Japan to end the moratorium on commercial whaling.
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5/25/07

Denmark Backs Greenland Request To Kill Some Humpback Whales
Greenland plans to ask the IWC for an annual quota of 10 humpback whales off West Greenland, in addition to at least 175 minkes and 19 fin whales. A further 12 minkes are being sought for East Greenland.
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5/25/07
Hundreds of miles of gill and tangle nets could wipe out dolphins and porpoises in English Channel unless immediate action is taken.
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5/16/07

Ocean Embassy Panama, a dolphinarium outside Panama City, has begun capturing wild dolphins for display and the international captivity trade. The first attempt resulted in the deaths of the captured dolphins during transport.
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4/24/07
Illegal Whaling: 890 whales targeted, 508 taken as Japan's main whaling vessel catches fire at sea!
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3/25/07
MASS STRANDING of DOLPHINS on Long Island: Final toll: 12 dead, 8 rescued
Thousands flock to shallow cove in East Hampton
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1/25/07
California Coastal Commission requires US Navy to use common sense measures to protect marine life when practicing with military sonar along California's Coast (NRDC). The CCC recognizes that whales don't have to die for sea exercises
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1/24/07
US Navy declares itself EXEMPT
from environmental laws

in order to avoid lawsuits involving use of military sonar
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1/23/07
UNITED NATIONS DECLARES 2007
THE YEAR OF THE DOLPHIN

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1/24/07
The BAIJI, the Yangtzee River Dolphin
declared "functionally extinct"

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DOLPHIN SLAUGHTER
LINKED TO SWIM WITH DOLPHIN PROGRAMS

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1/20/07
A third of all fish species in the Yellow River, China's second longest, have become extinct because of dams, shrinking water levels, overfishing and pollution, state media said.
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1/18/07
THE DOLPHIN DEFENDER
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Explorer Club Special Jury Award
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