Cetaceans News

Rare Chinese river dolphin sighting in doubt

Rare Chinese river dolphin sighting in doubt Rare Chinese river dolphin sighting in question mongabay.com September 1, 2007 A prominent researcher is skeptical of last week's reported sighting of the…

Iceland halts whaling

Iceland halts whaling; until demand picks up Iceland halts whaling mongabay.com August 24, 2007 With stagnant demand for whale meat nearly a year after ending its ban on commercial whaling,…

Japan will kill 50 humpbacks

Japan will kill 50 humpbacks Japan will kill 50 humpbacks Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 26, 2007 Humpback whale populations are rebounding but concerns are rising over Japan's plans to…

Jumbo squid and sperm whales tagged

Jumbo squid and sperm whales tagged Jumbo squid and sperm whales tagged mongabay.com March 8, 2007 Scientists have simulatenously tagged sperm whales and jumbo squid off Mexico's Pacific coast, allowing…

Goodbye to the Baiji

Obituary for the Baiji: Chinese river dolphin declared extinct Baiji After a short illness spurred by pollution, overfishing, boat traffic, and obstructions like dams, the Baiji was declared "functionally extinct"…

How many whales are enough?

How many whales are enough? How many whales are enough? mongabay.com November 29, 2006 Iceland's decision to resume hunting endangered fin whales raises an important question: how many whales are…

Whales share human brain cells

Whales share human brain cells Whales share human brain cells mongabay.com November 27, 2006 Whales share brain cells with humans according to a new study published online November 27, 2006…

Dolphin Slaughter Resumes in Japan

Dolphin Slaughter Resumes in Japan Dolphin Slaughter Resumes in Japan Renewed Dolphin Slaughter Prompts New Campaign WCS September 20, 2006 Group cites scientific and ethical justification for ending the hunts.…

Ancient blue whale was a shark killer

Ancient blue whale was a shark killer sharks, terrorized the seas Ancient blue whale was a shark killer Ancestor of baleen whales terrorized the seas mongabay.com August 21, 2006 A…
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