[MARMAM] [ECS-TALK] & MARMAM Summary of Cetacean news week 37/38 (September 11 to 21, 2008)

Catharina Clausen catharina at baiji.org
Mon Sep 22 04:23:19 PDT 2008


Dear ECS and MARMAM List subscribers,

in the following please find some of the Cetacean news of week 38.  
News from September 11 to September 14 are added subsequently to the  
news of last week.

(September 11, 2008)
IWC issues media blackout on discussions to lift whaling ban - http:// 
news.mongabay.com/2008/0911-whales_hance.html
Whales Had Legs, Wiggled Hips, Study Says - http:// 
news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/09/080911-whale-legs.html

(September 12, 2008)
Greenland seeks whaling breakaway - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/ 
science/nature/7611617.stm

(September 14, 2008)
Cape Cod provides a sanctuary for whales - http://www.thenational.ae/ 
article/20080914/FOREIGN/465407512/1014/SPORT

(September 15, 2008)
Oceans are 'too noisy' for whales - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/ 
science/nature/7616283.stm
Haifa researchers 'harvest' full whale skeleton for research and  
display - http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite? 
cid=1221489039878&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

(September 16, 2008)
Experts: Whale Songs Are Heard For The First Time Around New York  
City Waters - http://www.underwatertimes.com/news.php? 
article_id=96170482105
RESEARCHERS fear tourists to Australia's dolphin-watching capital  
could be loving the popular marine mammals to death. - http:// 
www.news.com.au/travel/story/0,26058,24359387-5014090,00.html

(September 17, 2008)
Taiwan Urged to Take Action to Protect Endangered Coastal Dolphin -  
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1558316/ 
taiwan_urged_to_take_action_to_protect_endangered_coastal_dolphin/
Whale had lung problems, parasites, scientist says - http:// 
www.charleston.net/news/2008/sep/17/ 
whale_had_lung_problems_parasites_scient54740/

(September 18, 2008)
New deal on power could help put Soko Islands dolphins in the pink -  
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp? 
pp_cat=11&art_id=71826&sid=20449657&con_type=1
New Marine Mammal Center Formed At Woods Hole Oceanographic  
Institution - http://www.underwatertimes.com/news.php? 
article_id=40928610735
In search of Moby-Dick - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/ 
7621592.stm
11 Burning Questions with Dr. Thomas White - http:// 
media.www.laloyolan.com/media/storage/paper803/news/2008/09/18/News/ 
11.Burning.Questions.With.Dr.Thomas.White-3437799.shtml
Sea Shepherd anti-whaling activists investigated - http:// 
www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/09/18/ 
eawhales118.xml

(September 19, 2008)
Get ready to blubber in Whaledreamers - http:// 
www.brisbanetimes.com.au/news/entertainment/film/get-ready-to-blubber- 
in-whaledreamers/2008/09/18/1221331007892.html
Humpback whale spotted in the Channel - http://www.wildlifeextra.com/ 
go/news/channel-humpback.html
Blue whales sighted off Irish coast - http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/ 
news/ireland-blue-whales723.html

(September 20, 2008)
Popular killer whale 'Ku' dies at Nagoya Port Aquarium - http:// 
mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/national/news/20080920p2a00m0na006000c.html
Trefriw man guilty of selling porpoise skull on eBay - http:// 
www.northwalesweeklynews.co.uk/conwy-county-news/local-conwy-news/ 
2008/09/20/trefriw-man-guilty-of-selling-porpoise-skull-on- 
ebay-55243-21857662/
The five most endangered whales - http://www.independent.co.uk/ 
environment/nature/the-five-most-endangered-whales-935150.html
Troubled waters: Did we really save the whale? - http:// 
www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/troubled-waters-did-we- 
really-save-the-whale-935193.html


All best,

Catharina Clausen

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