[MARMAM] [ECS-TALK] & MARMAM Summary of Cetacean news week 30/31 (July 24 - August 3, 2008)

Catharina Clausen catharina at BAIJI.ORG
Sun Aug 3 15:36:20 PDT 2008


Dear ECS List and MARMAM subscribers,

in the following please find a summary of Cetacean news:

(July 24, 2008) Faroe whales show new pollutant spreads worldwide -  
http://www.ecodiario.es/noticias/noticias/672511/07/08/Faroe-whales- 
show-new-pollutant-spreads-worldwide.html
(July 24, 2008) Whale playground offers glimpse into Russia's melting  
Arctic - http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5gcbhig5HcQGJqWp_1eI- 
CogcXgiQ
(July 27, 2008) Whale whisperer releases mammoth mammals from fishing  
nets - http://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html? 
id=2e580dd1-adbd-41b0-89ec-77503f6e5c8e
(July 28, 2008) Survey reveals that dolphin watching is top Scottish  
holiday - http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var. 
2410634.0.Survey_reveals_that_dolphin_watching_is_top_Scottish_holiday.p 
hp
(July 29, 2008)  Stranded whale freed from river - http:// 
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7530148.stm
(July 29, 2008) Whales’ Lower-Pitch Sound Has Experts Guessing -  
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/29/science/29whale.html?ref=science
(July 30, 2008) Navy sonar suspected in Hawaii whale death - http:// 
www.upi.com/Top_News/2008/07/30/ 
Navy_sonar_suspected_in_Hawaii_whale_death/UPI-71351217430508/
(July 30, 2008) Humpback whale seen in German seas, experts stunned -  
http://www.reuters.com/article/lifestyleMolt/idUSL09865820080730
(July 31, 2008) Delegation introduces bills to protect whaling rights  
of Alaska Natives - http://thearcticsounder.com/news/show/2897
(July 31, 2008) Beached whale believed dead - http:// 
www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/beached-whale-believed- 
dead-20080731-3nqq.html
(July 31, 2008) Porpoise latest marine stranding - http:// 
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/7534635.stm
(August 1, 2008) Wild Dolphin Project Contributes to Understanding of  
Atlantic Spotted and Bottlenose Dolphins - http://www.solutions- 
site.org/artman/publish/article_404.shtml
(August 1, 2008) Dolphin find may make marine history - http:// 
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,24110275-5006789,00.html
(August 1, 2008) Whale strandings: factbox - http:// 
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2484063/Whale-strandings-factbox.html
(August 1, 2008) Baby humpback search continues - http:// 
www.thewest.com.au/default.aspx?MenuID=77&ContentID=88446
(August 1, 2008) Surfers get close encounter with whale - http:// 
3news.co.nz/News/InternationalNews/Surfersgetcloseencounterwithwhale/ 
tabid/417/articleID/65314/cat/61/Default.aspx
in pictures: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/ 
article-1040153/Pictured-Surfers-swim-whale-calf-spotted-frolicking- 
metres-Bondi-Beach.html
(August 2, 2008) Navy May Do Away With Live Bomb Tests
  - http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1506940/ 
navy_may_do_away_with_live_bomb_tests/
(August 2, 2008) 2 new whale calves thriving at SeaWorld in Texas -  
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/08/02/america/NA-US-Sea-World- 
Whale-Calves.php
(August 2, 2008) Whale stranded on British beach is put to sleep -  
http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23524666-details/Whale 
+stranded+on+British+beach+is+put+to+sleep/article.do
(August 2, 2008) Fish shortage driving dolphins to seek food in nets  
- http://www.cyprus-mail.com/news/main.php?id=40660&cat_id=1
(August 2, 2008) Rare dolphins caught on camera - http:// 
multimedia.asiaone.com/Multimedia/News/Story/ 
A1Multimedia20080802-4082.html
(August 3, 2008) Porpoise deaths unexplained off California waters -  
http://www.ecodiario.es/noticias/noticias/686948/08/08/Porpoise- 
deaths-unexplained-off-California-waters.html
(August 3, 2008) Malta dolphin park listed among 'cruellest'  
destinations - http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20080803/ 
local/malta-dolphin-park-listed-among-cruellest-destinations
(August 3, 2008) Hi-tech 'pinger' to save dolphins from fishing nets  
- http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/hitech-pinger-to- 
save-dolphins-from-fishing-nets-883764.html

All best,

Catharina Clausen

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