Last modified: Sunday, November 10th, 2002

Marine mammal news

This page contains links to sites which contain marine mammal news items. Because of their volatile nature, the number of active news links is kept low. The list includes references to news items, which may be around for a while. Any news items relating to Keiko, the star from the Free Willy movies, can be found at the dedicated Keiko page on this site.


Marine Mammals in the News


News items

TV/Radio/Printed Media Features

News sites

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News items

Japan whaling fleet sets off on hunt
CNN - 8 November 2002
Sea lion memory shakes up biologists
CNN - 6 November 2002
Whales run aground again off Cape Cod
CNN - 30 July 2002
Fleeing males, manatees beach in Florida
CNN - 30 July 2002
Rescuers save 46 stranded whales
CNN - 29 July 2002
Animal groups worry sonar will harm whales
CNN -21 July 2002
Orphaned orca seen with family
CNN - 17 July 2002
World's rarest dolphin nears extinction
CNN - 17 April 2002
Whale Feeds a Town
Iceland Review - 16 April 2002 (registration required)
Beached Whale in Hornafjördur
Iceland Review -15 April 2002 (registration required)
New species of California whale discovered
CNN -10 April 2002
007 War against whalers
Sunday Mirror - 7 April 2002
Marine toxin suspected in dolphin deaths
CNN - 23 March 2002
Zoologist calls for military help to save white-flag dolphins
China Daily - 11 March 2002
Møtte Flipper på fisketur
Aftenbladet - 16 February 2002 (in Norwegian only)
Whale-Watching Tourists on the Increase
Iceland Review - 8 February 2002 (registration required)
Promoting Icelandic whaling
Iceland Review - 7 February 2002 (registration required)
Marketing whale
Iceland Review - 7 February 2002 (registration required)
Nei til hvaleksport
NRK - 4 February 2002 (in Norwegian only)
Experts want to reunite lost whale with family
CNN - 1 February 2002
Experts want to reunite lost whale with family
ENN - 1 February 2002
Flipper tilbake i godt slag
Aftenbladet - 31 January 2002 (in Norwegian only)
Keiko to stay in the islands?
Iceland Review - 8 January 2002 (registration required)
Nise-unge akvariets nye attraksjon
Sunnmørsposten - 24 November 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Jakten på spekkhoggerne
VG Nett - 24 November 2001
Minke whale hunt despicable, says NZ
The Advertiser - 7 November 2001
Found: Moby Dick's prehistoric cousin
The Advertiser - 6 November 2001
The elusive giant
ENN - 17 October 2001
Flipper leker igjen
Haugesunds Avis - 15 October 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Natalie Pawelski: Pod or pen for Keiko?
CNN - 14 October 2001
Tannhval strandet på Orre
Dagbladet - 13 October 2001 (in Norwegian only)
SeaWorld killer whale Bjossa dies after suffering from chronic lung infection
ENN - 10 October 2001
Endangered Humpback Whale Entangled - Joint Rescue Effort Launched to Free Juvenile
Environmental News Network - 26 September 2001
Flipper i toppform
Aftenbladet - 25 September 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Flipper i form, sårene grodd
Aftenbladet - 17 September 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Captive Dolphins Returned to Sea
Animal News Center - 15 September 2001
Scientists tune in to sounds of the sea
CNN - 7 September 2001
The Plight of the Florida Manatee
Animal News Center - 1 September 2001
Dans med delfiner
Nettavisen - 17 August 2001 (in Norwegian only)
'Free Willy' star may not be cut out for freedom
CNN - 15 August 2001
«Flipper» på helgetur
Aftenbladet - 6 August 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Orka met sterallures 'psychisch wrak'
Volkskrant - 4 August 2001 (in Dutch only)
Shoot sick dolphin says MP whale hunter
Aftenposten - 3 August 2001
New hopes that "Flipper" will survive
Aftenposten - 3 August 2001
Flipper bør skytes, mener Bastensen
Aftenposten - 3 August 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Delfinen "Flipper" kan være reddet
Aftenposten - 2 August 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Two abused, abandoned dolphins rescued in Guatemala
Environmental News Network - 25 July 2001
IWC rejects plan for South Pacific whale sanctuary
Environmental News Network - 25 July 2001
Whale sanctuary proposal defeated
CNN - 24 July 2001
Whale populations at risk
CNN - 23 July 2001
Iceland battles to resume whaling
CNN - 23 July 2001
Iceland isolated at whaling summit
CNN - 23 July 2001
Hoppet etter Flipper
Aftenbladet - 16 July 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Dolfinarium Harderwijk verkocht
Veluws Dagblad - 12 July 2001 (in Dutch only)
Marine mammal theme parks hedge big bets
Animal People - July 2001
Eerste KI-dolfijnen geboren
nu.nl - 29 June 2001 (in Dutch only)
Manatee numbers up, but injuries persist
CNN - 22 June 2001
Iceland Rejoins International Whaling Commission Amidst Global Critisism
Environmental News Network - 18 June 2001
IFAW / Cornell Right Whale Acoustic Project Given Funding Boost
Environmental News Network - 18 June 2001
Dolphins' plight puts heat on Mexico
Toronto Star - 30 May 2001
Vijfde dolfijntje overleden
Amersfoortse Courant - 30 May 2001 (in Dutch only)
Brutal video reveals dark side of swim-with-Flipper fantasy
Toronto Star - 28 May 2001
Want to talk to a dolphin? Just whistle
CNN - 22 May 2001
Geboortegolf in Dolfinarium
Utrechts Nieuwsblad - 19 May 2001 (in Dutch only)
Bruinvis wordt 'testpiloot'
Utrechts Nieuwsblad - 8 May 2001 (in Dutch only)
Energy exploration alters behavior of whales
Environmental News Network - 5 May 2001
Eco Cafe debuts at Brookfield Zoo
Environmental News Network - 23 April 2001
Bruinvis Johan wordt wetenschappelijk medewerker
Provinciale Zeeuwse Courant - 18 April 2001 (in Dutch only)
Flipper går fri
Dagbladet - 6 April 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Dolphins find mine-clearing role
CNN - 31 March 2001
Delfiner rydder miner på Sørlandet
TV 2 Internett - 30 March 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Bruker delfiner som mineryddere
Aftenposten - 29 March 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Cape Town elephant seal getting royal treatment
CNN - 28 March 2001
Japan finds whaling moratorium unappetizing
CNN - 28 March 2001
'Flipper' made safer in the Mediterranean
Environmental News Network - 19 March 2001
Surviving newborns of Right Whale hit record high
CNN - 15 March 2001
Vil skytte 60 delfiner
TV 2 Internett - 2 March 2001 (in Norwegian only)
Flipper in de Westerschelde
BN/De Stem - 23 February 2001 (in Dutch only)
Nets with porpoise in mind
Environmental News Network - 19 February 2001
Sectie moet oorzaak dood dolfijn uitwijzen
Amersfoortse Courant - 6 February 2001 (in Dutch only)
Dolfijnen verdoven prooi met geluid
Twentsche Courant - Tubantia -1 February 2001 (in Dutch only)
Ecuador's president declares emergency over Galapagos oil-spill threat
CNN - 22 January, 2001
Regner med seier i slaget om hvalen
Aftenposten - 17 January 2001 (in Norwegian only)
English vet set to end Moscow walruses' tuskache
Environmental News Network - 3 January 2001
Prøver å skremme folk fra å spise hval
Aftenposten - 14 December 2000 (in Norwegian only)
Canada denies it will curb the annual seal hunt
CNN - 12 December, 2000
Early sighting of rare whale has researchers optimistic
CNN - 8 December 2000
Steller sea lions get safety from new trawling
CNN - 7 December 2000
Walruses taken to tusk
BBC News - 23 November 2000
Hawaiian judge halts lobster fishery for monk seals
Environment News Service - 20 November 2000
Conservation lessons: Marine Mammal Act shifts burden of proof
CNN - 9 October 2000
Whale Museum spotlights local orcas
CNN - 5 October 2000
Steller sea lions in deep straits in Alaska
CNN - 25 September 2000
Japan whaling fleet returns home amid U.S. dispute
CNN - 21 September 2000
Brazil approves first whale sanctuary
CNN - 20 September 2000
Mystic Aquarium earns reputation for whale, dolphin rehab
CNN - 18 September 2000
Pygmy sperm whale may become first of its kind in captivity
CNN - 17 September 2000
Emotions escalate in U.S., Japan whaling debate
CNN - 14 September 2000
Conservation groups call for an end to Faroe Island whale hunts
CNN - 11 September 2000
Willy won't he?
Time Europe - 11 September 2000
Japan slams U.S. for sanctions threat over whales
CNN - 5 September 2000
Fifteen nations ask Japan to stop research whaling
CNN - 21 August 2000
U.S. bars tuna from Spain, Panama over dolphins
CNN - 18 August 2000
Dolphins evolve opposable thumbs: "Oh, Shit", says humanity
The Onion
Navy to study possible link between beached whales and sonar
CNN - 28 July 2000
Toxins taint Norway's whale meat
CNN - 26 July 2000
Judge bans fishing in move to protect sea lions
CNN - 21 July 2000
Namibia to cull 67,000 Cape fur seals
CNN - 20 July 2000
Campaign launched to save Europe's porpoises
CNN - 18 July 2000
Aleutian otters take a nosedive
CNN - 6 July 2000
Florida cracks down on speed boaters in manatee country
CNN - 5 June 2000
Ships retouted to protect marine sanctuaries
CNN - 5 June 2000
Flipper i Smedasundet
Haugesunds Avis - 15 May 2000 (in Norwegian only)
Marine mammals stroke-and-glide to depth
CNN - 7 April 2000
Cloning, last resort to save dolphin from extinction
China Daily - 10 March 2000
Finless remaining rare finds
China Daily - 10 March 2000
Clone to help scientists save dolphin
China Daily - 17 February 2000
Scientist: No plan set to clone dolphin
China Daily - 23 February 2000
Kournikova flipper ut
Dagbladet - 31 January 2000 (in Norwegian only)
Keiko: Born to be wild
Environmental News Network - 4 November 1999
Killer Dolphins
Environmental News Network - 1 September 1999
Pregnant whale drawing crowds in Sydney
CNN - 23 Augustus 1999
Norway minke whale kills down
Environmental News Network - 8 July 1999
Gray whales may be starving, expert says
Environmental News Network - 20 May 1999
Northern right whale on path to extinction
Environmental News Network - 18 March 1999
Infanticide Reported in Dolphins
Science News Online - 18 July 1998
Dolphin therapy: recreation or medicine?
CNN - 28 March 1998
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TV/Radio/Printed Media features

The ultimate guide: Dolphins
Discovery online feature on dolphins
Animal Emotions
Discover online feature that addresses the question if animals have emotions or not
Inside the Animal Mind
PBS feature on animal awareness and cognition
A whale of a business
PBS Frontline feature on the captive display industry
MacGillivray Freeman's DOLPHINS
IMAX film feature on dolphins
Whale Summer
BBC Animal Zone special
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News sites

Animal News Center
News from the world of animals
BBC Online - Nature - Animals
BBC's Animal Zone
CNN International
Often has marine mammal related news items in the Science and Technology section
Environmental News Network (ENN)
Environmental news site
Environmental Science Supersite
Environmental news site
Environmental News Service
Environmental news site
Iceland Review
News from Iceland. Has regular news items on Keiko and whaling issue. Registration required.
NRDC Online's Homepage
Natural Resources Defence Council
MARMAM FAQ
Information about the Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Discussion e-mail list
MARMAM archive
Archive of messages posted on the Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Discussion list
eScribe: MARMAM [Marine Mammals Research and Conservation]
Searchable archive of MARMAM messages
Animal People
News for People Who Care About Animals. The online version of a newspaper on animal rights issues, which appears 10 times/year
NMFS Publications
Includes downloadable versions of the MMPA Bulletins, published by NMFS
SciQuest.com
Information from scientific resources
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