[MARMAM] [ECS-TALK] & MARMAM Summary of Cetacean news week 32 - 35 (August 5 - 31, 2008)

Catharina Clausen catharina at baiji.org
Sun Aug 31 08:21:27 PDT 2008


Dear ECS and MARMAM List subscribers,

I have been absent the last month, therefor you get a summary of  
Cetacean news for the last four weeks:

August 5, 2008
DoE to collect data on marine life - http://www.caymannetnews.com/ 
news-9077--1-1---.html

August 4, 2008
Ending whaling - the solution to climate change? - http:// 
www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/oceans/ending-whaling-the-solution-to- 
climate-change20080804

August 5, 2008
Scientists look into death of harbor porpoises - http:// 
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/08/04/ 
MNA4124QUA.DTL&tsp=1

August 6, 2008
Pioneering study of sonar, mammals done during Rimpac - http:// 
www.honoluluadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080806/ 
NEWS08/808060423/1018/LOCALNEWSFRONT

August 6,2008
Beached sperm whale dies in firth - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/ 
uk_news/scotland/highlands_and_islands/7544504.stm

August 7, 2008  	
Marinelife Undertakes A Scientific Survey for Whales and Dolphins in  
the Waters North of Scotland - http://www.newswiretoday.com/news/38085/

August 7, 2008
Two dolphins healthy and swimming after Edouard washes them up on  
Crystal Beach - http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/local/ 
two_dolphins_healthy_and_swimming_after_edouard_washes_them_up_on_crysta 
l_beach_08-07-2008.html

August 8 2008
B.C.'s orca matriarch believed dead at 98 - http://news.aol.ca/ 
article/bc-orca-matriarch-dies/303827/

August 8, 2008
Whale Watchers Off Cape Cod Filled With Awe - http://www.courant.com/ 
news/local/columnists/hc-nature0808.artaug08,0,3166706.column

August 11, 2008
North Wales porpoise deaths a mystery - http://www.dailypost.co.uk/ 
news/north-wales-news/2008/08/11/porpoise-deaths-a- 
mystery-55578-21507896/

August 12, 2008
Court Restricts Navy's Use of Low-Frequency Active Sonar - http:// 
www.ens-newswire.com/ens/aug2008/2008-08-12-094.asp

August 12, 2008
Humpback whale on road to recovery, reveals IUCN Red List  - http:// 
cms.iucn.org/news_events/news/index.cfm?uNewsID=1413

August 13, 2008
Group seeks protection for endangered Taiwan dolphin - http:// 
www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSTP78059

August 13, 2008
Lost Humpback Seen Lunching on German Coast - http://www.spiegel.de/ 
international/germany/0,1518,571848,00.html

August 14, 2008
Bann fish attract aquatic visitor - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/ 
uk_news/northern_ireland/foyle_and_west/7561410.stm

August 16, 2008
Dolphins on the brink off Vizag, Kakinada - http://www.hindu.com/ 
2008/08/16/stories/2008081655652200.htm

August 18, 2008
CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES APPROVES WHALE SANCTUARY - http:// 
www.santiagotimes.cl/santiagotimes/2008081814446/news/enviromental- 
news/chamber-of-deputies-approves-whale-sanctuary.html

August 18, 2008
UK. ICOM helps to save whales - http://www.bymnews.com/news/ 
newsDetails.php?id=41213

August 21, 2008
Mexico starts campaign to save endangered porpoise - http:// 
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/08/21/news/Mexico-Endangered-Porpoise.php

August 22, 2008
Whale orphan may have been spotted off JB last week - http:// 
nowra.yourguide.com.au/news/local/news/general/whale-orphan-may-have- 
been-spotted-off-jb-last-week/1251511.aspx

August 23, 2008
Survey hopes to help marine species thrive - http://news.scotsman.com/ 
scotland/Survey-hopes-to-help-marine.4420542.jp
August 23, 2008
Primal instinct behind whale grief - http://www.smh.com.au/news/whale- 
watch/primal-instinct-behind-whale-grief/2008/08/22/1219262525193.html

August 24, 2008
book review: Spellbound by monsters of the deep - Leviathan or, The  
Whale by Philip Hoare - http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/aug/24/ 
scienceandnature

August 25, 2008
An interview with Dr. Jay Barlow: Extinction of the baiji a 'wake-up  
call' to conserve vaquita and other cetaceans - http:// 
news.mongabay.com/2008/0825-hance_barlow_interview.html

August 26, 2008
Japanese scientists teach whale to talk - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ 
earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/08/26/eawhale126.xml
August 26, 2008
Whales lose blubber due to climate change - http:// 
www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/08/26/ 
eawhale226.xml
August 26, 2008
Saving species needs a shift in values  - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/ 
science/nature/7576705.stm

August 27, 2008
Japanese whalers claim vindication - http://www.theage.com.au/world/ 
japanese-whalers-claim-vindication-20080826-42ze.html

August 28, 2008
Stranded porpoise sent to Vancouver rescue facility - http:// 
www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/capital_van_isl/story.html? 
id=264391ba-2c20-452e-829e-0d36a4a1b636

August 29, 2008
Emaciated porpoise calf gains strength - http://www.canada.com/ 
vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=99c4b0ae-bc44-4080- 
aa79-3710497238bd
August 29, 2008
Surfers For Cetaceans (S4C) to launch presence in USA - http:// 
www.globalsurfnews.com/news.asp?Id_news=36090

August 30, 2008
Education and Conservation Benefits of Marine Wildlife Tours:  
Developing Free-Choice Learning Experiences - http://www.redorbit.com/ 
news/science/1538290/ 
education_and_conservation_benefits_of_marine_wildlife_tours_developing_ 
freechoice/

August 31, 2008
Plan would slow ships to protect whales - http:// 
www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080826/NEWS/808260321

Wildlife Extra had some Cetacean news this month as well:
August
Mediterranean Whale survey indicates declining numbers - http:// 
www.wildlifeextra.com/go/news/mediterranean-whales.html
Adelaide dolphins learn to ‘Tailwalk’ - http://www.wildlifeextra.com/ 
go/news/adelaide-dolphins.html

All best,

Catharina Clausen

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