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Sharks: Bad creatures or bad image?

Sharks: Bad creatures or bad image? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Historically, the media have been particularly harsh to sharks, and it's affecting their survival.

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Education and information about life in the oceans,wildlife & animals in general .
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Shell could resurrect controversial Arctic oil drilling plan - Telegraph

Shell could resurrect controversial Arctic oil drilling plan - Telegraph | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Oil giant files proposal to US government that could see it set up two rigs in the Shuckchi Sea, despite earlier accidents
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White Wolf: Red Wolf Pups Learning to Howl (VIDEO)

White Wolf: Red Wolf Pups Learning to Howl (VIDEO) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands.Find beautiful Videos creations, photographie,wolf wisdom,quotes,wolf poetry,native american legends.
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Wolf survey taken

Wolf survey taken | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
UNDATED (WXPR) -- Most Wisconsinites support a wolf hunt in the state, but only a minority of people want to see the wolf population decrease from its current level. That's ...
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Washington state to halt wolf hunt this weekend

Washington state to halt wolf hunt this weekend | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
SPOKANE — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will suspend its hunt for three more members of the Huckleberry wolf pack over the Labor Day weekend, and whether it
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Manatees May Soon Lose Their Endangered Status

Manatees May Soon Lose Their Endangered Status | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.
They noted the pink scar...
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Five Beached Bottlenose Whales Slaughtered by Whale Killers in the Faroe Islands - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Five Beached Bottlenose Whales Slaughtered by Whale Killers in the Faroe Islands - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

In the early hours of yesterday morning, five bottlenose whales were found stranded on the Faroese island of Suduroy. In most places around the world, cetaceans who are stranded in shallow waters are given a helping hand by humans and ushered back out to sea. However, rather than make an attempt to rescue the beached pod, knife-wielding Faroese whalers killed and butchered the stranded, helpless whales, turning the bay to a sea of blood.

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Puffins Love Forage Fish – And So Should You

Puffins Love Forage Fish – And So Should You | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The forage fish that puffin parents bring back to their island nests mean the difference between life and death for the chicks, and the past few years offer stark evidence of what happens when those fish become scarce.
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Yawns are contagious in WOLVES

Yawns are contagious in WOLVES | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Scientists observed 12 wolves' behaviour for 254 hours over the course of five months. The research by the Tama Zoological Park in Tokyo, Japan, suggests that empathy among animals is a common trait.
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What Happened to the Dolphins Swept to Sea by Hurricane Katrina?

What Happened to the Dolphins Swept to Sea by Hurricane Katrina? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Q: Whatever happened to the dolphins who were hit hard by Hurricane Katrina? —Ellen C., Jacksonville, Fla.A: Nine years ago this month, trainers feared the worst when a 40-foot wave hit an oceanarium in Gulfport, Miss., and swept out to sea eight dolphins who were raised in captivity. Incredibly, “they stayed together and survived,” says [...]
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Great white shark forces Massachusetts beach evacuation - Telegraph

Great white shark forces Massachusetts beach evacuation - Telegraph | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Enormous great white shark sends beach-goers fleeing from the water near where classic shark movie Jaws was filmed
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Rare albino dolphin spotted in the Mediterranean off Croatian coast

Rare albino dolphin spotted in the Mediterranean off Croatian coast | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Marine researchers spotted the incredibly rare albino dolphin swimming between Croatia and Italy, the first time a white bottlenose dolphin had been spotted in the Mediterranean area.
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Blog: How Rude! SeaWorld Decides to Ignore India’s Ban on Captivity | Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project

Blog: How Rude! SeaWorld Decides to Ignore India’s Ban on Captivity | Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

SeaWorld needs to work on it's international diplomacy.

In their recent investor statement that revealed declining attendance, SeaWorld declared their intentions to bring their brand of cetacean slavery to other nations, including India.

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Don't gun Down Washington's Wolves - The Petition Site

Don't gun Down Washington's Wolves - The Petition Site | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A helicopter sniper already gunned down one wolf near Huckleberry Mountain. (2035 signatures on petition)
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Chinstrap Penguin, Antarctica

Chinstrap Penguin, Antarctica | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Chinstrap Penguin, Antarctica

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"Defenders" of Wildlife Supports Wolf Hunting!

"Defenders" of Wildlife Supports Wolf Hunting! | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

“Defenders of Wildlife is not opposed to hunting of wolves. We represent hunters as well as other conservationists and animal rights people. We have a very wide spectrum of people that are our members, but we’ve never been opposed to hunting ….Suzanne Stone

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How A Woman And her Camera Killed Sea World

How A Woman And her Camera Killed Sea World | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Despite the Academy's cold shoulder, Blackfish lent its hand from the screen into the real world and shined on the spectacle of animal cruelty.
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These Whales Were Alive When Moby Dick Was Published in 1851

These Whales Were Alive When Moby Dick Was Published in 1851 | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Scientists have found that they can live for roughly 200 years and possibly teach humans how to live healthier, longer.
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Flesh From Beached Bottlenose Whales Slaughtered and Butchered Yesterday was Dumped at Sea Today by Faroese Whale Killers - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Flesh From Beached Bottlenose Whales Slaughtered and Butchered Yesterday was Dumped at Sea Today by Faroese Whale Killers - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

On the heels of yesterday’s horrific butchering of five rather rare Northern bottlenose whales who had beached themselves in the Faroe Islands, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has discovered that a good portion of flesh from these whales — meat that the Faroese whalers claim they eat — was today dumped back into the ocean for no apparent reason.

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Beer can ring kills dolphin - Independent.ie

Beer can ring kills dolphin - Independent.ie | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A PLASTIC ring from a six-pack of beer carelessly tossed into the sea resulted in the agonising death of a young dolphin.
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The Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program - Current Events in the BRWRA

The Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program - Current Events in the BRWRA | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team trail cameras continue documenting five pups with the Dark Canyon pack in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico.

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Sea Shepherd Australia :: WA Government ignores their own science and now their own survey to carry out shark cull

Sea Shepherd Australia :: WA Government ignores their own science and now their own survey to carry out shark cull | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Sea Shepherd knew that the WA Government ignored their commissioned report of 2012 by the Bond University, that stated that due to the environmental impacts of shark control activities, it is not recommended that either shark nets or drum-lines be introduced into WA. Baited drum-lines and shark nets do not guarantee that beaches are free of sharks of a size or species that pose a risk to humans.

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VIDEO: Dolphin trapped in net seeks help from human - Independent.ie

VIDEO: Dolphin trapped in net seeks help from human - Independent.ie | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Underwater footage shows the moment a dolphin tangled in a fishing net sought the help of a diver in Hawaii.
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Petition | Warrelniet

Petition | Warrelniet | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Conservation organisations Sea Shepherd Belgium, BlueShark, Natuurpunt and Sea First Belgium campaign together for a safe, sustainable and animal friendly Belgian coast, and demand an immediate ban on the recreational use of gill and entangling nets on Belgian beaches.

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The Cetacean Brain and Hominid Perceptions of Cetacean Intelligence

The Cetacean Brain and Hominid Perceptions of Cetacean Intelligence | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
This essay originally appeared on Captain Paul Watson's Facebook page"What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculty! In form and moving how express and admirable! In act...
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Wildlife on South Georgia’s Bird Island – in pictures

Wildlife on South Georgia’s Bird Island – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The UK overseas territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean is a haven for sea birds and fur seals where the British Antarctic Survey monitors long-term population
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