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Common bottlenose dolphin

100 bottlenose dolphins hunted in Faroe Islands

This morning, (July 29th), 100 bottlenose dolphins were killed in Skálafjörður on the Faroe Islands. The...

Whales left to die in agony as grenade harpoons fail to explode

Evidence has emerged of grenade-tipped harpoons failing to explode when fired into fin whales by...

Elusive whale seen alive for the first time

Using DNA evidence, scientists have been able to officially confirm the first live sightings of...
Fin whale

Fin whales return to old feeding grounds in Southern Ocean

An exciting discovery by researchers in the waters around Antarctica suggest that fin whales are...

Beach Boys cancel concert in support of campaign against whales in captivity

The Beach Boys and Pat Benatar have canceled their scheduled appearances at Busch Gardens, a venue operated by SeaWorld, becoming the latest in a long line of music acts to distance themselves from the captive whale and dolphin shows at SeaWorld facilities.

The artists were scheduled to perform in a few weeks, but the backlash over the film “Blackfish”, which highlights the cruelty behind SeaWorld’s captive orca shows, has caused them to reconsider.

About George Berry

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