NEWS/OPINION: This is another story about the dangers of leaving plastic rings in the environment. It is a story about plastic pollution and careless humans.… Read More »River dolphin starved to death by a plastic bottle ring which closed its mouth
Australian Paul de Gelder is a former Navy bomb disposal diver. He said: “[I] had my life changed in a very violent, painful and dramatic… Read More »Bull shark bit off his right hand and leg and he now wants to save sharks from extinction
NEWS AND OPINION: Most species of shark and rays living on coral reefs are facing extinction according to a study conducted by Dr Samantha Sherman… Read More »Most sharks living on coral reefs are facing extinction
NEWS AND COMMENT-CAPE TOWN: As I understand this, this is a disturbing example of humankind’s effect on wild animal behaviour through their behaviour. That is… Read More »Seals’ unprovoked attacks on Cape Town beachgoers are disturbing (video)
Dolphins have to shout at each other when trying to communicate as underwater noise has increased substantially because of increased human activity over the past… Read More »Dolphins shout to be heard over human-created ocean background noise
Thor the walrus has become quite famous in the UK. Believed to be between 3-5 years old he’s been spotted at various locations on the… Read More »Why is Thor the walrus so far south feeding off the UK coast?
‘Cetacean stranding’ is the technical term for beached whales and dolphins. They normally die because of dehydration or collapsing under their own weight and they… Read More »New theory on why dolphins beach themselves
For me, this video is frankly disgusting. I hate it and can barely bring myself to watch it. It is just bloody horrible. These are… Read More »Video of man catching mud fish will fascinate and horrify equally
This is a nice example of improved wildlife conservation in the UK, something which always pleases me. SaxaVord Spaceport, are building a spaceport on the… Read More »Spaceport operator on Unst digs soundproof holes for otters
A study concluded that the oceans pose a greater risk to the health of the world’s largest creatures than was previously thought as a single… Read More »10 million pieces of plastic ingested DAILY by whales
This is a brilliant little video which certainly surprised and delighted me. Wow, humans can learn about the sentience and intelligent behaviour of animals all… Read More »Two groups of penguins meet on a track and something surprising happens
Like me, you may have found it difficult to understand why humans have to go down into the depths of the oceans in super-strong underwater… Read More »Why can fish withstand high water pressure but not humans?
Music helps dolphins to live in harmony according to a recent study. Researchers from the University of Padua in northern Italy used underwater speakers to… Read More »Classical music may help dolphins to bond
Citizens of New York and marine biologists, and I expect conservationists, are excited to see bottlenose dolphins showing up in the city’s harbour. They have… Read More »Dolphins get a taste for a cleaner Big Apple
There is a philosophical discussion taking place on the Internet over a man who punched a seagull to death because it stole one of his… Read More »Man punched a seagull to death because it stole one of his chips. Acceptable?
This is an impressive view of an army of Portuguese trying to push a beached sperm whale near Lisbon Portugal back into deep water. The… Read More »Army of Portuguese try to push a beached whale out to sea (video)
The Times reports that sailors off the coast of Spain and Portugal have been told to be vigilant about the possibility of attacks on boats… Read More »Marauding killer whales ram Spanish sailors and I’ll tell you why
Scientists have found a suite of bioactive compounds in specific corals and sponges which were secreted and which helped to treat skin problems in dolphins.… Read More »Dolphins queue up to rub against coral and sponges for medicinal purposes
This inventive and talented manufacturer from Taiwan who has an active channel on YouTube, Huang Xiaoije, decided to make a goldfish stroller in his workshop.… Read More »Goldfish stroller – Taiwanese man takes his goldfish for a stroll