Concerned about tanker impacts on whales, environmental groups launch court challenge – News1130


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Concerned about tanker impacts on whales, environmental groups launch court challenge
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VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Worried about the effect of more tankers on killer whales, a court challenge is being launched by two environmental groups. The specific claim from the groups is that the final report for the Trans Mountain expansion is unlawful.
Trans Mountain: Environmental groups launch court challenge against expansionCTV News
Environmental groups launch court challenge of Trans Mountain recommendationTimes Colonist

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Edinburgh 2016: The Islands and the Whales review – CineVue


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Edinburgh 2016: The Islands and the Whales review
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Throughout much of The Islands and the Whales the rugged Faroe archipelago, jutting out of the sea with awe-inspiring majesty, is shrouded in low-hanging cloud and grey mist. A film that is jaw- dropping in its visual splendour, the choice to envelope

What Freedom Could Look Like for SeaWorld’s Killer Whales – EcoWatch


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What Freedom Could Look Like for SeaWorld's Killer Whales
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She is one of 56 killer whales confined to tanks in the U.S., Canada, Russia, China, Japan, France, Spain and Argentina. Their lives are vastly different from those of orcas in the ocean, which typically stay with their families for life; captive orcas

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Dead pilot whales buried in mass grave in E. Java – Jakarta Post


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Dead pilot whales buried in mass grave in E. Java
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Local people in a village in Probolinggo, East Java, held a traditional funeral for 12 short-finned pilot whales on Friday that died after being beached on the coast. Not only were the tails of the whales covered in shrouds, locals also put up a

22000 whales on the way – Courier Mail


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22000 whales on the way
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The vessel, “known” to whales and people around Australia, has just been repainted blue and white as part of a $350,000 refurbishment — in time for Ms Lopez's 21st whale season in Moreton Bay. About 22,000 whales were expected to pass through …

New fishing lines could help whales – Cape Cod Times (subscription)


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New fishing lines could help whales
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New England Aquarium received $180,000 Thursday for research into developing a rope that would be both fisherman and whale friendly. A second grant of $19,000 went to the South Shore Lobstermen's Association to test a special type of breakaway rope …

Caught on camera: Minke whale bursts out of the water off the coast of Scotland – Earth Touch


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Caught on camera: Minke whale bursts out of the water off the coast of Scotland
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Like other rorqual (filter feeding) whales, minkes spend their days sucking down plankton and small fish. They might not be chasing fast prey, but powerful musculature and a streamlined body allow minkes to reach up to 20 miles per hour. And as you can …

Caught on camera: Minke whale bursts out of the water off the coast of Scotland – Earth Touch


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Caught on camera: Minke whale bursts out of the water off the coast of Scotland
Earth Touch
Like other rorqual (filter feeding) whales, minkes spend their days sucking down plankton and small fish. They might not be chasing fast prey, but powerful musculature and a streamlined body allow minkes to reach up to 20 miles per hour. And as you can …

How Whales Are Deliberately Hunted by ‘Accident’ – National Geographic


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How Whales Are Deliberately Hunted by 'Accident'
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While Japan, Norway, and Iceland get most of the heat for whaling, conservationists say South Korea engages in controversial whaling practices too. South Korean fishermen are known to take advantage of a loophole that allows them to legally sell whale …

Stranded whales die after high tide brings them on to a beach in East Java, Indonesia – NEWS.com.au


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Stranded whales die after high tide brings them on to a beach in East Java, Indonesia
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Wahid said the whales began stranding themselves during high tide Wednesday on the coast of Pesisir village in Probolinggo district in the province of East Java. The whales, numbering about 32 to 35, are likely short-finned pilot whales, which live in
Eight pilot whales die in mass stranding on Indonesian coastABC Online
Dozens of whales found stranded in Indonesian shallow waterDaily Mail
8 Pilot Whales Dead After Mass StrandingEcoWatch
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