The developers behind the hugely popular underwater game, Subnautica, are helping to make a difference this World Oceans Day by running a special weekend sale through online games store, Steam, with 20% off the game’s usual retail price.
The Lummi Totem Pole journey for Tokitae reached its final stop at the Miami Seaquarium last month, but tribal members and fellow protesters, including Orca Network, were not allowed to enter the marine park. The Lummi Nation of Washington State traveled more than 3,000 miles cross-country from Seattle to Miami to raise awareness for To
Following their 2014 petition to revise federally-designated critical habitat for the endangered Southern Resident orca population, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) has filed a legal notice demanding the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) take acti
A new poll has revealed another big drop public support by the Icelandic people for whale hunting.
The survey shows that only 34% now agree with a continuation of commercial whaling in the country and that it is essentially ‘uneducated, middle-aged and older men with below average incomes’ that are most likely to call for the cruel practice to continue.
A whale washed up in southern Thailand has died after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags.
Rescuers tried to save the small pilot whale after he was found stranded in a canal near the border with Malaysia.
According to the Thai department of marine and coastal resources, a team attempted to stabilise the whale but were unable to save him. An autopsy later revealed that 80 plastic bags weighing up to 8kg (18lb) were lodged inside the whale’s stomach, making it very difficult for the whale to eat.
Figures from Japan's whaling expedition to Antarctica during the 2017/18 austral summer have revealed that 122 out of the 181 female minke whales killed were pregnant.
In total, 333 whales were hunted with 152 males and another 53 immature females making up the number.
The European Commission has put forward a proposal for a European Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.
The objective of this Directive is to prevent and reduce the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, in particular, the aquatic environment, and on human health.
Dolphinaris Arizona has reported the death of a young, 10-year-old bottlenose dolphin held at its facility – the second dolphin to die in less than a year at the controversial marine park.
Illegally nets from a Ukrainian fishing boat have killed nearly 50 porpoises off the Crimean coast.
The porpoises died after becoming entangled in almost six miles of nets and investigators believe that were deliberately targeted for illegal export.
The crew of the trawler named YaMK-0041 was detained and the captain faces up to five years in jail if convicted of poaching.
The recent Washington State Executive Order and initiation of the Southern Resident Recovery Task Force has already resulted some changes, with new guidelines for the upcoming summer season in the core summer habitat of the endangered Southern Resident orcas.