Dolphins used as bait for sharks
October 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
5014848444Dolphins used as bait for sharksITV News has obtained footage proving - for the first time - that fishermen in South America are illegally hunting dolphins. Environmentalists believe thousands of the animals are slaughtered every year, with their meat being used as bait for sharks. The practice was filmed 100 kilometres off the coast of Peru. (Credit: Pulitzer Center, Jim Wickens)2013-10-20 17:11:00disabled2365103914193514How robots are joining the police forceIn light of the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey, science correspondent Miles O'Brien takes a look at a new technology that is increasingly being used by law enforcement: bomb-disarming robots. Operated from a safe distance, these robots can blast through car windows and even kill, raising ethical issues about how they should be used.2016-09-21 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/RTSHXME-320x196.jpg2365847074xm_7_TuEbcI192951Where seven chimps are living out their post-lab daysIn our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we visit the rural pastures of Cle Elum, in Washington state, where seven former lab chimpanzees are honorary citizens. Known throughout the world as the “Cle Elum 7,” these chimps have been given a second chance to live out their lives in the wild. We visit these chimps in their new home.2016-09-15 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/chimp-320x196.jpg2365843105ceXaRKH0r9Y192863Turning down the volume on noise pollution for marine lifeMany see the beach as a quiet place for relaxation. But for the animals living under the water’s surface, motorized vehicles and other human-made technology can make life unbearably noisy. The problem is that many species rely on sound as communication and the noise levels are drowning them out. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports on one company aiming to solve the problem.2016-09-14 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/sea3-320x196.jpg2365842238Gf91zD4OMhc
ITV News has obtained footage proving - for the first time - that fishermen in South America are illegally hunting dolphins. Environmentalists believe thousands of the animals are slaughtered every year, with their meat being used as bait for sharks.
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