Category: About dolphins

United Nations condemns dolphin hunting

Dec 12, 2014 by afdadmin
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Article by Genevieve Wauchope for Australia for Dolphins. Last month, delegates to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) met in Quito, Ecuador for the 11th Conference of Parties (COP 11). Over 900 delegates attended, a record for the CMS, which is an environmental treaty formed under the United Nations Environment Programme. There were a number View full story

Kelly, the gull-baiting dolphin

Oct 28, 2013 by Sarah
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Kelly, the gull-baiting dolphin

Hello! Today I wanted to tell you a remarkable story reported in the Guardian about a female dolphin called Kelly, who lives at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Mississippi. Dolphins at the institute have been trained to keep their pool clean by collecting floating litter and passing it to a trainer. When dolphins View full story

Seeing dolphin?

Oct 26, 2013 by Sarah
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Have we just been thinking too much about dolphins, or do they crop up in some pretty unexpected places? In the photograph above, captured by Steve De Neef at Cebu in the Philippines, an enormous shoal of sardines appear to adopt a disguise as they swim in the formation of a dolphin. And what about View full story

Entangled dolphin asks diver for help

Oct 24, 2013 by Sarah
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I thought you might be interested in this remarkable footage shot in Hawaii in January, in which an entangled dolphin appears to ask a diver for help. It was reported that a group of divers were swimming with manta rays on a night dive when the dolphin approached them and began circling them persistently, revealing View full story