[MARMAM] Summary of Cetacean news week 20/21 (May 17 - 25, 2008)

Catharina Clausen catharina at baiji.org
Sun May 25 08:06:17 PDT 2008


(May 17, 2008) Dead blue whale a 'national treasure' - http:// 
www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=95636e12-2e41-457c- 
b258-7d8301ac92db
(May 19, 2008) Shipping company denies workers stole whale meat, says  
it was gift - http://mdn.mainichi.jp/national/news/ 
20080519p2a00m0na009000c.html
(May 19, 2008) Humpbacks frolic in Grove Arm - http://www.stuff.co.nz/ 
stuff/4553589a6008.html
(May 20, 2008) Have the whales pulled their weight along the coast? -  
http://www.travelwires.com/wp/?p=1778
(May 20, 2008) Trainer who worked with Free Willy whale is Ocean  
County crash victim - http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/190/story/ 
162823.html
(May 20, 2008) Iceland resumes whaling, ministry says - http:// 
www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSL1967941320080520
(May 21, 2008) Whales stranded on Senegalese beach - http:// 
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5gMa7JiMzy88tg9-P1jsEv1zwJgQg as well as  
here: At least 38 whales die on Senegalese beach - http://www.iht.com/ 
articles/ap/2008/05/21/africa/AF-GEN-Senegal-Dead-Whales.php
(May 21, 2008) Killer whales caught hunting dolphins off South  
African coast - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/ 
earth/2008/05/21/eadolphin121.xml
(May 21, 2008) Greenpeace hands whale meat to Japanese prosecutors -  
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/News_By_Industry/ET_Cetera/ 
Greenpeace_hands_whale_meat_to_Japanese_prosecutors/articleshow/ 
3060133.cms
(May 21, 2008) Chilean 6.000 kmts coastline to become whales’  
sanctuary - http://www.mercopress.com/vernoticia.do? 
id=13479&formato=HTML
(May 21, 2008) Blue whale nursery threatened by fish farms - http:// 
www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/05/21/ 
eawhales121.xml
(May 21, 2008) Killer whale rides wave onto beach north of Eureka,  
munches on harbor seal - http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_9340097? 
source=most_emailed
(May 21, 2008) Humpback whale beached at Rottnest to be destroyed -  
http://www.news.com.au/perthnow/story/0,21598,23741316-2761,00.html
(May 22, 2008) Dolphinarium opens: Wonder shows - http:// 
www.xpress4me.com/news/uae/dubai/20007616.html
(May 22, 2008) How Not to Ship a Whale - http://thetyee.ca/Life/ 
2008/05/20/OrcaExcerpt/
(May 22, 2008) Best for blue whales? - http://www.dailymirror.lk/ 
DM_BLOG/Sections/frmNewsDetailView.aspx?ARTID=15376
(May 22, 2008) Japan to probe whale meat 'theft' - http:// 
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7413841.stm
(May 22, 2008) Dolphin birth: Amazing photos - A dolphin born in an  
aquarium in the Netherlands is to be named by the public http:// 
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/2009942/Dolphin- 
birth-Amazing-photos.html
(May 22, 2008) Rescued harbor porpoise gets out of Duxbury rehab,  
released in Plymouth - http://www.patriotledger.com/news/x1880507577/ 
New-England-Aquarium-releases-rescued-harbor-porpoise
(May 23, 2008) Study: Humpback whale population rises - http:// 
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jWFkQCL_vHK6YpzN4u_OGxhZdm6AD90R7UIO0
(May 24, 2208) New Home For Famous Clearwater Dolphin? - http:// 
www2.tbo.com/content/2008/may/24/new-home-famous-clearwater-dolphin/

ebay: VIP whale watching experience with Hayden Panettiere: http:// 
cgi.ebay.com/VIP-Experience-with-HAYDEN-PANETTIERE-Beso-Whales- 
Cruz_W0QQitemZ260241271013QQihZ016QQcategoryZ16071QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ 
1QQcmdZViewItem

off topic, but also important:  Sharks swim closer to extinction -  
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7413948.stm

All best,

Catharina Clausen

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