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An orca is fed in captivity

Ban on promoting whale and dolphin captive cruelty missing from Queen’s speech

George Berry

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An orca is fed in captivity

Ban on promoting whale and dolphin captive cruelty missing from Queen’s speech

By George Berry / 10th May 2022

The Queen’s Speech, delivered at Westminster today in the Queen’s absence by Prince Charles, was noteworthy for another absence. The speech sets out the laws…

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Long-finned pilot whale

Pregnant pilot whales die in Faroe Islands hunt

By George Berry / 9th May 2022

Sixty three long-finned pilot whales were driven onto a beach and brutally killed over the weekend in the first hunt of the year in the…

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Amazon River dolphin (Boto)

River dolphins observed playing with anaconda

By George Berry / 3rd May 2022

Researchers in Bolivia recorded an unusual interaction between local rivers dolphins and an anaconda snake last year in the Tijamuchi river. The two species would…

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Common bottlenose dolphin

Dolphin pens identified at Russian naval base

By George Berry / 28th April 2022

Analysis of satellite imagery suggests that Russia may be using military dolphins at its naval base at Sevastopol in the Black Sea. Sea pens used…

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Beluga whale

Beluga whale Kairo dies at Oceanogràfic València

By George Berry / 27th April 2022

A marine park in Spain has announced the death of one of the beluga whales it holds in captivity. Valencia’s Oceanografic released a statement that…

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Common minke whale

Norwegian whalers kill first minke whale of the season

By George Berry / 14th April 2022

Sadly, Norwegian whalers have killed the first minke whale this season. The whale was caught on Monday by the whaling ship Kato off the Finnmark…

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