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Dolphins Frolic On San Francisco's Ocean Beach (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

Dolphins Frolic On San Francisco's Ocean Beach (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Dolphins frequently swim off the Pacific Coast, sometimes making their way all the way into the Bay. According to our friends at the Golden Gate Cetacean Research Center, the intelligent creatures have often been spotted foraging for fish in Fort Point Cove.

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Gray Wolves Lose Another Fight in Washington

Gray Wolves Lose Another Fight in Washington | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Conservation groups’ effort to compromise with ranchers falls apart before the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Sea Shepherd Global - Police Threaten Tourists Visiting Faroe Islands: Fines And 2 Years Imprisonment For Not Partaking The Grind

Sea Shepherd Global - Police Threaten Tourists Visiting Faroe Islands: Fines And 2 Years Imprisonment For Not Partaking The Grind | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Faroese police have threatened tourists visiting the island archipelago with possible arrest and prosecution if they do not report sightings of migrating whales and dolphins to local authorities.

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Charity wants recall of 'cruelty to dolphins' doll - The Local

Charity wants recall of 'cruelty to dolphins' doll - The Local | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A Spanish animal rights charity is demanding that 'Nancy the dolphin trainer' doll be recalled from toyshop shelves, because it promotes the exploitation of animals.
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White Wolf : New Study Shows Dog (And Wolf) Kisses May Be Good for You

White Wolf : New Study Shows Dog (And Wolf) Kisses May Be Good for You | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A study on human and animal interaction is demonstrating that despite their penchant for sniffing and eating all sorts of unsavory things, dogs may be making you healthier with probiotic kisses. So put down the yogurt and give your pup a smooch!
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South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands launch crown coin with the humpback whale

South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands launch crown coin with the humpback whale | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Treasury of South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands have launched a crown coin which features some the most amazing wildlife found in and around the South Atlantic Ocean. Following the tradition of depicting indigenous local wildlife, this latest crown issued by South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands features the amazing Humpback Whale.
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VIDEO: 'Dogs are friends not food' - Dublin protesters condemn 'barbaric' Yulin dog meat festival - Independent.ie

VIDEO: 'Dogs are friends not food' - Dublin protesters condemn 'barbaric' Yulin dog meat festival - Independent.ie | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Around 60 animal lovers gathered outside Dublin's Chinese Embassy this afternoon to protest against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which sees around 10,000 dogs killed each year.
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Antarctic orcas are South Pacific commuters | Scoop News

Antarctic orcas are South Pacific commuters | Scoop News | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
University of Canterbury (UC) scientists and Antarctic researchers from Italy have struck “research gold” by uncovering the commuting secrets of Antarctic killer whales.
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Antarctica's Surprising Biodiversity

Antarctica's Surprising Biodiversity | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Scientists discover that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean harbour a surprisingly rich and expansive biological diversity.
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Pucker Up! Kissing Wolves in Norway

Pucker Up! Kissing Wolves in Norway | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
In Norway, visitors can get very close to wolves. Read how one writer locked lips with an alpha male.
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Stunning Amur tiger face printed to nose of Transaero aircraft

Stunning Amur tiger face printed to nose of Transaero aircraft | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Stunning Amur tiger face printed to nose of aircraft to highlight animal's endangered status
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Mother raccoon teaches baby to climb tree

Mother raccoon teaches baby to climb tree | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Watch this adorable video of a raccoon teaching her baby how to climb a tree
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Anti-whaling ship heads to Faroe to disrupt mass killing

Anti-whaling ship heads to Faroe to disrupt mass killing | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The anti-whalehunting vessel Sam Simon, which arrived in Lerwick yesterday, is today en route to Faroe with the aim of disrupting the annual mass killing of more than 1,000 whales.
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Protest held at Chinese Embassy in Dublin against Yulin ‘Dog meat festival’

Protest held at Chinese Embassy in Dublin against Yulin ‘Dog meat festival’ | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Animal rights group ARAN organised the march to call for an end to the the cruel festival, where dogs are sliced open, boiled and blow-torched before their flesh is sold
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6 Ways Wolves and Dogs Made Us Who We Are Today

6 Ways Wolves and Dogs Made Us Who We Are Today | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Co-evolution is when two or more species mutually affect one another’s evolution. Every dog living today evolved from wolves, and there is no doubt that dogs have influenced our lives over the past 12,000-14,000 years.
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Waters of the Faroe Islands Run Red With Another Horrific Grind - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Waters of the Faroe Islands Run Red With Another Horrific Grind - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
For the second time this season, the waters of the Faroe Islands are red with the blood of slaughtered pilot whales
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New China-US bid to protect world's oceans

New China-US bid to protect world's oceans | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
China and the United States launched a joint initiative Wednesday to protect the oceans, highlighting such cooperation as proof the two nations can work together despite stubborn disagreements. US Secretary of State John Kerry and State Councilor Yang Jeichi chaired the first meeting of a new oceans working group, on the third and final day of key annual talks between Beijing and Washington. "Once again we're breaking new ground with respect to China and the United States' ability to find an are
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Beaver kits born in English river for first time in 500 years

Beaver kits born in English river for first time in 500 years | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

New footage taken by local film-maker Tom Buckley shows the kits taking their first swimming lessons in the River Otter

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Warming and Overfishing Sent Seabirds Flocking to California

Warming and Overfishing Sent Seabirds Flocking to California | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Mexico's elegant terns have begun nesting farther north in years when their traditional food is scarce
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Antarctica's first yeti crab species Kiwa tyleri named after British biologist - Techie News

Antarctica's first yeti crab species Kiwa tyleri named after British biologist - Techie News | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered the first ever species of Yeti Crab - Kiwa tyleri - from hydrothermal vent systems of the East Scotia Ridge in the Southern Ocean, Antarctica and have named it after world-renowned British deep-sea and polar biologist Professor Paul Tyler from the University of Southampton.
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White Wolf : Listen the bone-chilling sound of a wolf howling

White Wolf : Listen the bone-chilling sound of a wolf howling | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Zephyr (meaning "light or west wind") is a beautiful black male with a prominent nose and a feisty personality. He and his litter-mate, Alawa (meaning "sweetpea" in Algonquin, and pronounced "ai-lay-ewa"), were born on April 20 and arrived at the WCC on May 27. They join Atka to make up the Ambassador Pack - the wolves on view as part of the WCC's education programs.
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The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Wood warblers, bear cubs and Bactrian camels feature in this week’s pick of images from the natural world
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‘Operation Jairo’ Volunteers Attacked by Armed Sea Turtle Poachers in Costa Rica - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

‘Operation Jairo’ Volunteers Attacked by Armed Sea Turtle Poachers in Costa Rica - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A group of 11 volunteers working with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s Sea Turtle Defense Campaign Operation Jairo were physically attacked by poachers last night during a peaceful patrol of Costa Rica’s Pacuare Beach to locate and protect nesting endangered turtles and their eggs. Two volunteers sustained minor injuries.

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Pope Francis Stands Up For Animals, Unintentionally Quotes Bob Marley

Pope Francis Stands Up For Animals, Unintentionally Quotes Bob Marley | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
It's not often that a religious leader delivers a letter worthy of a mic drop. But Pope Francis recently did just that — and it's great news for animals.
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