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New government marine wildlife code to help reduce dolphin disturbance

The launch today by UK Government of new guidance on how to act responsibly around...

UK government to extend ivory ban to stop the sale of orca teeth

Following the UK ban on the import, export and dealing of elephant ivory in 2022,...

Dead whale beauty products to be sold in Japanese vending machine stores

Antarctic minke whale alongside Japanese whaling ship. Photo © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert Japanese whale hunting company,...

Arrests made following illegal whale meat smuggling from Japan to South Korea

Customs authorities in Busan, South Korea, have arrested six people for allegedly smuggling at least...

Dolphin die-off in Gulf of Mexico finally slows

More than five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, the number of dolphin mortalities in the Gulf of Mexico finally appears to be slowing. Nearly 1500 dolphins and whales have died in the last five years but fewer have been washed ashore in 2015.

The latest report from US authorities comes as investigations continue into what impact the spill may have had on marine mammals living in the Gulf.

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