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Captive Orca Nakai Dies at SeaWorld San Diego

credit: SeaWorld San Diego An orca has died while in captivity at SeaWorld San Diego....
A fluke of a North Atlantic right whale lifts out of the water

Federal Proposal Aims to Protect Endangered Right Whales From Ship Strikes

For Immediate Release, July 29, 2022 WASHINGTON- The National Marine Fisheries Service proposed a rule...
Common bottlenose dolphin

100 bottlenose dolphins hunted in Faroe Islands

This morning, (July 29th), 100 bottlenose dolphins were killed in Skálafjörður on the Faroe Islands. The...
North Atlantic right whale. Photo by Regina Asmutis-Sylvia

Update on Snow Cone – Critically Endangered Right Whale Who Gave Birth Despite Chronic Entanglement

July 2022 - Fisheries and Oceans Canada has reported that Snow Cone was spotted on...

Rescuers Working To Free Gray Whale

grey whaleRescuers off the coast of California, USA, are trying to free a grey whale who is tangled up in fishing line.

Using a boat and specialist equipment, the rescue team has been attempting to cut the fishing gear from the whale. The BBC has some footage.

Whale entanglement in fishing gear is all too common unfortunately, and has even affected some of the WDCS adoption whales, particularly Reflection, one of the humpbacks. Luckily she was successfully rescued.