[MARMAM] [ECS-TALK] & MARMAM Summary of Cetacean news week 27-28 (July 2 - July 12, 2008)

Catharina Clausen catharina at baiji.org
Sun Jul 13 13:13:46 PDT 2008


Dear MARMAM and ECS subscribers,

in the following please find a summary of Cetacean news in the media  
of the last 10 days.

(July 2, 2008) NOAA and Partners Free Juvenile Dolphin from Life- 
Threatening Debris - http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/ 
stories2008/20080702_dolphin.html
(July 3, 2008) Authorities plan to protect dolphins - http:// 
www.mycentraljersey.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080703/STATE/ 
80703055
(July 4, 2008) WWF comes to the rescue of to-be auctioned dolphin -  
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2008%5C07%5C04% 
5Cstory_4-7-2008_pg12_3
(July 4, 2008) Stranded: A whale of a mystery - http:// 
www.sciencenews.org/view/feature/id/33850/title/ 
Stranded_A_whale_of_a_mystery
(July 5, 2008) Mother whale and calf beach themselves after shark  
attack - http://www.waltonsun.com/news/shark_1677___article.html/ 
whale_attack.html
(July 5, 2008) Dolphin sanctuaries proposed - http://www.stuff.co.nz/ 
southlandtimes/4608003a6568.html
(July 5, 2008) ENVIRONMENT:  Profit in Watching - Not Hunting -  
Whales - http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=43083
(July 5, 2008) Whale rescue mission at Takapuna beach (+photos) -  
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/1/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10520098
(July 6, 2008) Baby finless porpoise born in Wuhan - http:// 
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-07/06/content_8497635.htm
(July 6, 2008) Fishermen blamed for surge in deaths of dolphins and  
whales - http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article4276461.ece
(July 6, 2008) Study shows rise in Cornwall's dolphin, whale and  
porpoise deaths - http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-07/uoe- 
ssr070308.php
(July 6, 2008) Cheers as young orca swims away [video: Orca whale  
rescued]  - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/1/story.cfm? 
c_id=1&objectid=10520161
(July 7, 2008) Aussie Humpbacks: Close Encounters With Gentle Giants  
- http://www.cairns.com.au/article/2008/07/07/5223_local-news.html
(July 7, 2008) ScanMed the Launch of An Exciting Collaboration  
Between Marinelife & Maersk - http://www.newswiretoday.com/news/36648/
(July 7, 2008) Video: Dolphin deaths investigated - http:// 
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/7494401.stm
(July 8, 2008) Bumpy Whale Fins Outperform Smooth Turbines - http:// 
www.sciam.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=005E4190-9DE4-32A2-015B43F0702189EA
(July 8, 2008) Nevada: Dolphin dies at Mirage habitat - http:// 
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/nationworld/sfl- 
flanatdig07080sbjul08,0,3361004.story
(July 8, 2008) Humpback whale rescued - http://www.wickedlocal.com/ 
provincetown/news/x1743990322/Humpback-whale-rescued
(July 9, 2008) Battle to save Cambodian dolphin - http:// 
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7448013.stm
(July 9, 2008) New study: Collisions between Sailing Vessels and  
Cetaceans - http://m-e-e-r.de/index.php?id=441&L=2
(July 9, 2008) Mystery surrounds Eden Antarctic whale sighting -  
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/07/09/2298722.htm? 
site=southeastnsw
(July 9, 2008) New wind turbine blade inspired from shape of whale  
and dolphin flippers - http://www.freshnews.in/new-wind-turbine-blade- 
inspired-from-shape-of-whale-and-dolphin-flippers-31851
(July 10, 2008) Watch and wait for whales - http://www.cairns.com.au/ 
article/2008/07/10/5350_local-news.html
(July 10, 2008) Man travels 5,000 miles to check out OC's whales  -  
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/whale-blue-roffecy-2089971-boat-says
(July 10, 2008) Myth-Making Dolphins - http://www.popmatters.com/pm/ 
column/60691/myth-making-dolphins/
(July 11, 2008) Whale Watching Industry Agrees On Guidelines - http:// 
www.pacificmagazine.net/news/2008/07/11/whale-watching-industry- 
agrees-on-guidelines
(July 11, 2008) Whale skeleton to be displayed at university - http:// 
www.onlineathens.com/stories/071208/uganews_2008071200313.shtml
(July 11, 2008) Charity creates life-size blue whale - http:// 
www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/07/11/ 
eawhale111.xml
(July 11, 2008) Whalers found innocent, Greenpeace activists are  
charged with theft - http://www.newscientist.com/blog/environment/ 
2008/07/whalers-found-innocent-greenpeace.html?DCMP=ILC- 
rhts&nsref=ts12_bar

All best,

Catharina Clausen

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