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What Eats A Bottlenose Dolphin?

What Eats A Bottlenose Dolphin? | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
What eats a bottlenose dolphin, and what eats a dolphin of any species? Although dolphins generally are an apex predator in their ocean environment, they do have a few predators, or natural enemies, of their own.
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Types of Dolphins And Kinds of Dolphins

Types of Dolphins And Kinds of Dolphins | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Types of dolphins and kinds of dolphins that swim in our world’s oceans, and what animals that we call whales actually are dolphins?
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What Do Pink Dolphins Eat?

What Do Pink Dolphins Eat? | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Like all dolphins, the pink dolphin of the Amazon rainforest eats a variety of fish species.
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ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST 2012

ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST 2012 | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
All About Wildlife’s revised list of the Top 10 Endangered Species, or Ten Most Endangered Animals, for 2012.
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Hidden risk: Mercury pollution’s costs to wildlife and people

Hidden risk: Mercury pollution’s costs to wildlife and people | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Cross-posted from Cool Green Science.

Mercury pollution -- nothing to worry about if I don’t live in the rural Northeast and don’t eat tons of fish, right?

Guess again, says a new report...
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A Red Letter Day for Dolphins

A Red Letter Day for Dolphins | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it

This is a world-wide mission involving concerned people like you sending one or more RED ENVELOPES to select government offices in Japan. Each envelope will speak for a beautiful dolphin, slaughtered in Taiji. Our goal is to send ONE MILLION RED ENVELOPES ~ a mission possible, with your help. The second part of your mission is to spread awareness of this Red Letter Day campaign by every means possible: Twitter, email, Facebook, texts, news coverage, phone, and word of mouth.

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Dolphins Reported Talking Whale in Their Sleep

Dolphins Reported Talking Whale in Their Sleep | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
(Jeffrey L. Rotman/Peter Arnold/Getty Images) Freud’s ‘Royal Road to the Unconscious’ May Have Surfaced at a Pool in France Nature’s Edge Notebook #15 Observation, Analysis, Reflection, New Questions News has come from France that some captive-born...
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Killer whale study angers conservationists

Killer whale study angers conservationists | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
The plan is for American scientists to attach satellite tags to resident southern killer whales to follow and study their movement through our waters. Some experts say it could cause sores.

Via Kirsten Massebeau
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US Files Appeal Over Dolphin-Safe Tuna Dispute | National News | United States | Epoch Times

US Files Appeal Over Dolphin-Safe Tuna Dispute | National News | United States | Epoch Times | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
The United States has been embroiled in a tuna-related trade dispute with Mexico for over two decades.

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Blue note: scientists use sound to find lost giants of the deep

Blue note: scientists use sound to find lost giants of the deep | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Blue note: scientists use sound to find lost giants of the deep...

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Dolphins are latest mammal deaths in New England

Dolphins are latest mammal deaths in New England | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Whether they got lost, sick or swam astray chasing food, 77 dolphins that beached on Cape Cod in recent weeks have died, the second time in three months New England has seen a mass of marine mammal deaths.

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the independent: Scientifically speaking, whaling is simply woeful

the independent: Scientifically speaking, whaling is simply woeful | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it

the independent: Scientifically speaking, whaling is simply woeful


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GM microbe breakthrough paves way for large-scale seaweed farming for biofuels

GM microbe breakthrough paves way for large-scale seaweed farming for biofuels | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Scientists have created a genetically engineered microbe that turns the algae into low-carbon biofuel, but must make the technique commercially viable...
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Where Do Bottlenose Dolphins Live?

Where Do Bottlenose Dolphins Live? | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Where do bottlenose dolphins live? Information on the habitat and range of one of the world’s most common cetacean species.
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How do pink dolphins protect themselves?

How do pink dolphins protect themselves? | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
What are the pink dolphins enemies, and how do pink dolphins protect themselves?
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More dead dolphins, two whales, wash up on Louisiana shores

More dead dolphins, two whales, wash up on Louisiana shores | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it

WWLTV reported yesterday that more dead dolphins are washing up on the shore around Grand Isle, LA:

 

"Since the beginning of the month, 14 marine mammals, including a dozen dolphins, have been found along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Half of the dead dolphins washed up on the Louisiana coast."*

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Marine mammals on the menu in many parts of world

Marine mammals on the menu in many parts of world | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
The fate of the world's great whale species commands global attention as a result of heated debate between pro and anti-whaling advocates, but the fate of smaller marine mammals is less understood, specifically because the deliberate and accidental...
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5 Ways to Save Water So That You Can Save Money & the Environment - PermaCultured.com.au

5 Ways to Save Water So That You Can Save Money & the Environment - PermaCultured.com.au | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
“Running Water” by Jessica Melling There are two very important reasons why we should all be doing our bit to help conserve water.
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Dolphins may look like they are smiling. But they're not.

Dolphins may look like they are smiling. But they're not. | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it

A Dolphin's mouth is just shaped in a way that we misinterpret as a smile.

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Dolphin Defenders Trial Update Day 4 - Taiji Dolphin Action Group

Dolphin Defenders Trial Update Day 4 - Taiji Dolphin Action Group | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Dolphin Defenders Trial Update Day 4 By Steven Thompson Erwin Trial Update: Good news: the witness to wrap up the testimony on Wednesday February 1st will be for the defense! Hoping the witness for...

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Doctors Remove Rubber Volleyball From Dolphin's Stomach in China

Doctors Remove Rubber Volleyball From Dolphin's Stomach in China | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Doctors in eastern China conducted an unusual operation to remove a rubber volleyball from a dolphin's stomach on Friday (January 20), state media reported.

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Mystery of stranded dolphins on Cape Cod - CBS News Video

Mystery of stranded dolphins on Cape Cod - CBS News Video | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
CBS News video: Mystery of stranded dolphins on Cape Cod - In the last two weeks 98 stranded dolphins have been found along a 25-mile stretch of Cape Cod, Mass. No is sure why, reports Jim Axelrod.

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Op-Ed: Arrested Sea Shepherd member stands trial, 'visibly thinner'

Op-Ed: Arrested Sea Shepherd member stands trial, 'visibly thinner' | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
The trial of Sea Shepherd cove guardian, Edwin Vermeulen, arrested last December in Taiji, Japan, for allegedly pushing a dolphin trainer, began on Jan. 26, with the Dutch national making his first appearance in court.

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Lab Monkey Left in Cage, Boiled Alive

Lab Monkey Left in Cage, Boiled Alive | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
An inspection report from the United States Department of Agriculture has revealed that, back in July, New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb accidentally killed a crab-eating macaque monkey when it was left locked in its...
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