Tens of thousands of people protested Saturday in Mauritius over the government’s slow response to an oil spill from a grounded Japanese ship and the alarming discovery of dozens of dead dolphins in recent days.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is re-examining what counts as humane when it comes to the life of its dolphins. Facing increased disillusionment over such spectacles, the aquarium plans to move its dolphins to an enclosed outdoor sanctuary that mimics…
By Miles O'Brien
This dolphin and whale graveyard may hold the secrets to cetacean lifestyles.
By Rashmi Shivni, Teresa Carey
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a group of citizen scientists use a dolphin graveyard to uncover how the majestic mammals live. The NewsHour's Teresa Carey reports.
By Teresa Carey
Denise Herzing’s research team hopes to better understand the spotted dolphins’ underwater communication system.
The eight dolphins at the National Aquarium in Baltimore live in sterile concrete tanks that bear no resemblance to their natural habitat, but soon they’ll be moving on up — down, actually — to an outdoor marine mammal sanctuary in…
By PBS NewsHour
More than 1,000 bottlenose dolphins have died off the Gulf Coast since 2010, the year a massive Deepwater Horizon spill spewed millions of gallons of oil and chemicals. A new study by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…
A new NOAA study provides a verdict on how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster led to a flourish of dolphin deaths along the Gulf coast.
By Justin Scuiletti
Turns out dolphins have a certain magnetic quality, and not just figuratively but literally. A new study published in the journal Naturwissenschaften -- The Science of Nature, reveals that the aquatic mammals are attracted to magnets, behaving differently when in…
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