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Wolf Wars – Focus On The Big Picture..

Wolf Wars – Focus On The Big Picture.. | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

I don’t have to tell you how bad things are for wolves, the hunt-death toll says it all. 336 wolves wiped out in just 72 days. Wolves are under an unprecedented attack, five wolf hunts in progress with Michigan chomping at the bit to join the fray.

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The tiny transmitters tracking birds from North to South America

The tiny transmitters tracking birds from North to South America | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The Motus Wildlife Tracking System is a pioneering programme of Bird Studies Canada (BSC, BirdLife Partner), in partnership with collaborating researchers and...

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Toy tiger used to nurse orphaned cubs back to health

Toy tiger used to nurse orphaned cubs back to health | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Park rangers at a tiger reserve in India came up with a unique way to nurse three orphaned cubs.

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Counting Sharks

Counting Sharks | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Researchers recalibrate shark population density using data they gathered during eight years of study on Palmyra atoll

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Hundreds of common dolphins killed by commercial fishing bycatch

Hundreds of common dolphins killed by commercial fishing bycatch | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

314 mostly common dolphins have been recorded washed up dead on the Atlantic coast of England, France and Ireland in the first two months of 2017.

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How an empty sea helped the blue whale grow so enormous

How an empty sea helped the blue whale grow so enormous | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

It took a set of specific circumstances to allow the blue whale to become the largest of all animals

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Dolphin stuns boaters with series of backflips across the water; video | GrindTV.com

Dolphin stuns boaters with series of backflips across the water; video | GrindTV.com | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A Pacific white-sided dolphin stole the spotlight Wednesday off Monterey, Ca., when it backflipped 10 times across the water.

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Caller ID for Dolphins | Hakai Magazine

Caller ID for Dolphins | Hakai Magazine | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Researchers have developed an algorithm that identifies species by their calls and could help make population estimates.

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It will take 40 years before dolphins recover from Deepwater Horizon spill

It will take 40 years before dolphins recover from Deepwater Horizon spill | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The health effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will continue to be felt by dolphins for generations.

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Veterans dive with sharks to treat PTSD

Veterans dive with sharks to treat PTSD | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Soldiers are diving with sharks to help treat pain, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

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Salmon farms ‘relocated’ seals

Salmon farms ‘relocated’ seals | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The extent of the 'seal problem' plaguing Australias largest salmon producer has been revealed, after 700 of the fish-crazy mammals were relocated from salmon farms in four months.

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Southern rockhopper penguins

Southern rockhopper penguins | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Southern rockhopper penguins are the smallest of the crested penguins weighing only 2–3.8 kg. They are thus only bigger than little penguins (Eudyptula minor).

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Wanted: Workers for world's most southerly post office, after all-women team quits. 

Wanted: Workers for world's most southerly post office, after all-women team quits.  | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

It is a job which promises no running water, no social media, sub-zero temperatures, and a commute that challenge the resolve of even the most stoical Southern Rail passenger.

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In search of Tanzania's bee-eaters

In search of Tanzania's bee-eaters | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Birdwatch In the Selous Game Reserve you can see seven different bee-eaters. Each one sports impossibly beautiful colours

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African bush babies gain a new genus

African bush babies gain a new genus | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

New research based on the genetics, physical characteristics and sounds of bush babies –  or galagos – in southeastern Africa calls for a sixth genus in the family Galagidae.

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Call for mandatory autopsies on stranded whales

Call for mandatory autopsies on stranded whales | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Activists are alarmed at recent unusual whale sightings and strandings, happening around the same time as seismic testing.

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Sir David Attenborough to present Blue Planet sequel - BBC News

Sir David Attenborough to present Blue Planet sequel - BBC News | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.

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Spotted Ratfish

Spotted Ratfish | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Like sharks and rays, the chimaeras have skeletons made of cartilage rather than bone.  This characteristic links those three groups of fishes and distinguishes them from the bony fishes.  The Spotted Ratfish is a generalist predator and eats a variety of invertebrates and fishes associated with the sea floor. 

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Special Wavy Nerves Help Whales Take Big Gulps Without Pain

Special Wavy Nerves Help Whales Take Big Gulps Without Pain | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Double-wavy nerves allow baleen whales to gulp huge mouthfuls of water without pain or damage.

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Spread of lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico is threat to reef fisheries

Spread of lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico is threat to reef fisheries | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

As the old saying goes: "You can't put the genie back in the bottle."

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Turkish underwater photographer dives deep to document marine life

Turkish underwater photographer dives deep to document marine life | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The endless diversity and bright colors of marine life provide some of the richest photographig experiences a photographer could hope for. Delving into the depths of ocean waters around the word for years, Tahsin Ceylan has come across both fun and danger underwater

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Natureland Seal Sanctuary - Skegness - Cute Baby Seal Pups Rescued - Things To Do!

Video taken at the Skegness Natureland Seal Sanctuary. Nice place that do good work to save seals and release them back into the ocean!

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Tiny technology making it easier to track Antarctic penguins

Tiny technology making it easier to track Antarctic penguins | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

New technology is giving Australian scientists an unprecedented insight into the hidden world of seabirds in the harsh and inhospitable Antarctic environment.

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Think climate change is a hoax? Visit Norway | Climate Home - climate change news

Think climate change is a hoax? Visit Norway | Climate Home - climate change news | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Environment minister says warm temperatures and low levels of Arctic sea ice are an early warning to world that climate change is biting

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