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More help for entangled whales thanks to project funding

A project to stop whale entanglement in fishing gear has received a huge boost thanks...

Iceland to monitor whale hunt cruelty

Following our call for an investigation into violations of the Icelandic Whaling and Animal Welfare...
Beluga whales in the wild

Beluga whale in River Seine dies after rescue attempt

A beluga whale that became trapped in the River Seine in France has sadly had...
Tilikum, the father of Nakai. © Paul Wigmore

Orca Nakai dies at SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego has announced the death of the orca Nakai. The 20-year-old male orca...

More wild orcas captured for amusement parks

Three more orcas, or killer whales, have now been confirmed to have been captured in Russian waters for transportation to amusement parks and aquariums.

The capture happened in mid-August in the Sea of Okhotsk—the massive far eastern inland sea of Russia, lying due north of Japan—but details are just coming to light. The three orcas, were taken by a Russian catching team, believed to be the team that caught a female orca in the same general area at the same time last year.

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