[MARMAM] [ECS-TALK] summary of interesting news week 20/2008

Catharina Clausen catharina at baiji.org
Sun May 18 04:10:50 PDT 2008


Dear ECS and Marmam list subscribers,

I got a lot of positive feedback on the news-compilation and I  
appreciate it, thanks!
Please note: If you have any news to add, please create a 'headline'!

(May 13, 2008) Mysterious Arctic whale under threat from changing  
habitat - http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/may/13/ 
endangeredspecies.endangeredhabitats
(May 13, 2008) A whale, a seal and a dolphin in the South Bay? Don't  
be alarmed! - http://www.scarborougheveningnews.co.uk/news/A-whale-a- 
seal-and.4074880.jp
(May 14, 2008) Whale meat eaters a dying breed feeding on tradition -  
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/category/story.cfm?c_id=304&objectid=10509874
(May 14, 2008) Network helps stranded marine mammals - http:// 
newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerheadlines/regions/view/20080514-136389/ 
Network-helps-stranded-marine-mammals
(May 14. 2008) Whale of a Mystery: Why Those Ribs? - http:// 
dsc.discovery.com/news/2008/05/14/pygmy-right-whale.html
(May 15, 2008) Whales are 'cheetahs of the deep' - http:// 
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7400788.stm or also at http:// 
www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=11367929
(May 15, 2008) Porpoise carcass sparks debate - http:// 
blogs.chesterchronicle.co.uk/and-finally/2008/05/porpoise-carcass- 
sparks-debate.html
(May 15, 2008) Greenpeace: Japanese ship's crew stole whale meat -  
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/05/15/japan.whaling/? 
iref=mpstoryview
(May 15, 2008) Smelly whale carcass heading west - http:// 
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080515.WHALE15/TPStory/ 
National
(May 15, 2008) Whales inspire better blade designs - http:// 
www.csmonitor.com/2008/0516/p13s01-stgn.html
(May 15, 2008) Anglers work to avoid dolphin run-ins - http:// 
www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/outdoors/orl- 
advsep1508may15,0,2261777.story
(May 17, 2008) book review: Pirates saving the whales - http:// 
www.greenleft.org.au/2008/751/38846
(May 17, 2008) Humpback whales visit Marlborough Sounds - http:// 
www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/4552174a11.html
(May 18, 2008) Scientists dig up whale in P.E.I. - http:// 
thechronicleherald.ca/Canada/1056745.html

Not new, but still beautiful: Life-size photo of a blue whale -  
http://www.wdcs.co.uk/media/flash/whalebanner/content_pub_en.html

Catharina Clausen

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