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Whales engage the interest of humans across the generations. Such huge creatures, living in the sea - yet they are mammals!
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Save the whales, shoot the seagulls?

Save the whales, shoot the seagulls? | Whale wonder | Scoop.it

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Argentinean officials are planning to shoot seagulls that have become a threat to endangered southern right whales.

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There's Gold in That Thar Whale Poop : Discovery News

There's Gold in That Thar Whale Poop : Discovery News | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
On World Oceans Day today go beachcombing for whale poop! Ah, the sweet smell of money, er marine defecation.
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Reality Zone - A New Era ? :dolphin conservation in Indonesia

Reality Zone - A New Era ? :dolphin conservation in Indonesia | Whale wonder | Scoop.it

Ir Budiono - dolphin conservation in Indonesia

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Dead dolphins, pelicans wash ashore in Peru

Dead dolphins, pelicans wash ashore in Peru | Whale wonder | Scoop.it

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Peru's government has urged residents and tourists to stay away from long stretches of beach, as it investigates the unexplained deaths of hundreds of dolphins and pelicans.

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Chagos: When Conservation Makes Refugees - Scientific American (blog)

Chagos: When Conservation Makes Refugees - Scientific American (blog) | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)Chagos: When Conservation Makes RefugeesScientific American (blog)Nearly half a century later in 2009, the world's largest marine protection zone was declared around the Chagos islands—with the exception of Diego...
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National Geographic Society expands scientific and conservation grantmaking in ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Asian Scientist MagazineNational Geographic Society expands scientific and conservation grantmaking in ...EurekAlert (press release)BEIJING—The National Geographic Society announced today the expansion of its Global Exploration Fund to Asia with...
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Romans Ten Fifteen: Beautiful Feet: Rescue The Perishing

Romans Ten Fifteen: Beautiful Feet: Rescue The Perishing | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
On these grounds remembered for courageous at seas rescues, a quartet from our group stands among us and sings Fanny Crosby's old inspiring hymn, "Rescue the Perishing". It reaches to the depths of our souls.
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Rescue Glider-Boat | Modern Mechanix

IN ITS unceasing efforts to save lives at sea, the Coast Guard is developing the glider-boat rescue unit illustrated here. Towed by powerful aircraft, the device would be released over the scene of disaster.
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A New Book Highlights that “Life is Good” for Conservation

A New Book Highlights that “Life is Good” for Conservation | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
The book, “Life is Good: Conservation in the Age of Mass Extinction”, takes both a micro and macro look at the global biodiversity crisis, including the many ways conservationists are working tirelessly to save species from an ...
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Conservation Blogger: 2012 Annual Conference Student Opportunity

This year, SWCS will introduce a new Annual Conference Student Moderator Program. Up to 18 awardees will spend one day working at the SWCS International Annual Conference as Student Moderators and will assist the ...
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Conservation group pushes for ban on turtle hunt - CBC.ca

Conservation group pushes for ban on turtle hunt - CBC.ca | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
CBC.caConservation group pushes for ban on turtle huntCBC.caA conservation group says it's shocked Ontario refuses to ban hunting for snapping turtles.A conservation group says it's shocked Ontario refuses to ban hunting for snapping turtles.
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Mythopoeic Rambling: W is for WONDER

Mythopoeic Rambling: W is for WONDER | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
One of the basic human responses is wonder. It's an inner state, a mood or attitude, that seems to have an accompanying emotion that can be very intense. There are also certain thoughts that go along with it.
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30 Dolphins stranding and incredibly saved! Extremely rare event! | saving dolphins

30 Dolphins stranding and incredibly saved! Extremely rare event! | saving dolphins | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
filmed by Gerd Traue, Copyright Gerd Traue About 30 Dolphins stranded and saved by local people at Arraial do Cabo (Brazil) in the morning at 8:00 AM on Marc... (30 Dolphins stranding and incredibly saved!
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Stranded Scots whale deaths report due

Stranded Scots whale deaths report due | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
Scientists looking into what caused whales to die in a mass stranding on the Fife coast are due to report their findings soon.
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Stop Whaling Now!

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Iceland has defied a global ban on commercial whaling by killing hundreds of whales since 2006. Take action to end the whale killing now!

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Fisherman accused of eating steaks from dolphins

Fisherman accused of eating steaks from dolphins | Whale wonder | Scoop.it

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Experts believe the creatures are hauled on board trawlers after being caught in nets in the English Channel. Fillets of flesh are sliced off before the bodies are tossed back into the water.

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Is this harming whales? Navy Patents Sound Weapon [2007]

Is this harming whales? Navy Patents Sound Weapon [2007] | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
Imagine a day when a submarine could blast a target to smithereens using nothing more than acoustic energy. That's the idea behind a recentl...
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Ugly Animals Snubbed By Conservation Efforts - Global Animal

Ugly Animals Snubbed By Conservation Efforts - Global Animal | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
Global AnimalUgly Animals Snubbed By Conservation EffortsGlobal Animal(ANIMAL CONSERVATION) Cute animals can capture our hearts, and our donation money.
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Ha Long Bay to receive title of 'World Natural Wonder' Cambodia ...

Ha Long Bay to receive title of 'World Natural Wonder' Cambodia ... | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
A ceremony for Ha Long Bay to receive the title of 'World Natural Wonder' will take place at the My Dinh stadium in Hanoi with the participation of international and Vietnamese visitors.
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Protesters angry at planned marine conservation zones in North Wales - Daily Post North Wales

Protesters angry at planned marine conservation zones in North Wales - Daily Post North Wales | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
BBC NewsProtesters angry at planned marine conservation zones in North WalesDaily Post North WalesBy Hywel Trewyn PROTESTERS are angry over planned marine conservation zones fearing they could hit tourism and fishermen.
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Qatari Students Join CI in Mapping Mangroves | Conservation ...

Qatari Students Join CI in Mapping Mangroves | Conservation ... | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
Digital tools help explain and protect coastal ecosystems.
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Poets United: The Think Tank Thursday #94 Wonder

Poets United: The Think Tank Thursday #94 Wonder | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
I think of the wonder of a sunset, the wonder of a brand new child, the wonder of laughter, the wonder of love, and so on. Wonder makes you wonder and than it is attached to wonderful, so how can we not appreciate this word.
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Gorgeous (and Free) Wallpapers Put Conservation Center Stage On ...

Gorgeous (and Free) Wallpapers Put Conservation Center Stage On ... | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
The Ocean Conservancy has put up a gallery of wonderful -- and free -- images of ocean life for you to load on your cell phone or your Facebook profile.
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Robert Redford teams up with Prince Charles to spread conservation message ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Robert Redford teams up with Prince Charles to spread conservation message ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Whale wonder | Scoop.it
Robert Redford teams up with Prince Charles to spread conservation message ...Minneapolis Star TribuneHe says Charles "has been committed for a long time, which I greatly admire, to sustainability and environmental conservation" and said working together...
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Current Conservation » NRCS California Celebrates Earth Team ...

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2012, by thanking and honoring its Earth Team volunteers for their service to conservation.
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