The Guardian reports Even the staunchest defenders of traditional whaling in the Faroe Islands have condemned the “cruel and unnecessary” massacre on Sunday of a superpod of nearly 1,500 dolphins, which were driven into shallow waters of the Skálabotnur beach on the island of Eysturoy and left writhing for hours before being killed. The Sea Shepherd […]Outcry over killing of almost 1,500 dolphins on Faroe Islands — Natural History Wanderings
Today I headed out into the wide Pacific Ocean aboard the Adventure Hornblower. We were going to look for whales! Sometimes you can find blue whales–the planet’s largest animal–feeding at the Nine Mile Bank, which is an underwater mountain range deep in the ocean west of San Diego. You might recall I went summer whale […]Bottlenose dolphins off San Diego! — Cool San Diego Sights!
Senate passes bill that would ban whale, dolphin captivity in Canada After a multi-year legislative battle, a bill to outlaw keeping cetaceans like whales and dolphins in captivity has cleared the Senate — all but ensuring the end of a once-popular theme park attraction in Canada. S-203 — first introduced by now-retired Liberal senator […]
The Mekong River in Laos is undoubtedly beautiful, but beyond the gorgeous sunsets, happy pizza parlours and sedate stilt houses, lies the irreparable threat of extinction. I came to Don Det in the 4,000 islands after reading the blogs, seeing the photographs and pretty keen to see the dolphins and then go swing in a […]
TED-Ed, UNEP, and 30 other collaborators launch a free educational platform “Earth School” for environmental adventures available to teachers, parents, students, and curious global citizens