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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Marine Park to open in Japanese town infamous for dolphin killing- but slaughter will continue

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... This is part of Taiji's long-term plan of making the whole town a park, where you can enjoy watching marine mammals while tasting various marine products, including whale and dolphin meat," ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Marine Park to open in dolphin-killing town The Japanese town made infamous by the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove will open a marine park where visitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1326408/japanese-dolphin-killing-town-featured-cove-open-marine-park
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    SeaWorld plans renovations to orca tanks in wake of Blackfish criticism

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Renovations at marine mammal theme parks follow criticism in Blackfish documentary SeaWorld vows better life for its whales After more than a year of public ... to the documentary Blackfish or the criticism of the company that followed the release of the film. But it remains to be seen if the renovations will fully address concerns about keeping large marine mammals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575032/seaworld-plans-renovations-orca-tanks-wake-blackfish-criticism
  3. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Hong Kong's iconic pink dolphins are disappearing fast

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... the city's waters unless pollution and disruption to the marine environment are checked. Figures due next month will show a major decline in the number of pink dolphins- also known as Chinese white ... on the water's surface last Sunday near Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park. Janet Walker, spokeswoman for Dolphinwatch, which runs dolphin-spotting boat trips, said: "Half the dead ones every year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1230319/hong-kongs-iconic-pink-dolphins-are-disappearing-fast
  4. News - World - NATURE

    Shrinking sea ice forces walruses to crowd onto remote Alaskan beach

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... been coming ashore since mid-September. The large herd was spotted during the administration's annual arctic marine mammal aerial survey, an effort conducted with the Bureau of Ocean ... and again last year. The goal of the marine mammals survey is to record the abundance of bowhead, gray, minke, fin and beluga whales plus other marine mammals in areas of potential oil and natural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1322970/shrinking-sea-ice-forces-walruses-crowd-remote-alaskan-beach
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... of coral, 1,500 species of fish, 4,000 types of mollusc, and is home to threatened species, including the dugong, a marine mammal, and large green turtle, the World Heritage list says. ... to further deteriorate," the government said in a report. The fragile reef, running along Australia's east coast, is at the centre of a campaign by green groups and marine tourist operators ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572300/state-great-barrier-reef-likely-worsen-canberra-admits
  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Ernest Hemingway's grandsons join fight to save marlin in Straits of Florida

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... Puget Sound An infant killer whale was spotted over the weekend in Washington state's Puget Sound, the first orca born to the region's endangered population of marine mammals in two ... and Patrick Hemingway arrived on Monday in Cojimar, on the eastern outskirts of Havana, to begin a weeklong visit to try to enlist Cuban marine scientists to join an effort to conserve billfish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588825/ernest-hemingways-grandsons-join-fight-save-marlin-straits-florida
  7. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Protesters demand Ocean Park puts an end to dolphin shows

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... the Tanks" movement, which also held events in Britain, the United States, Australia, Canada and Japan at marine parks where mammals are held captive. Organiser Zoe Ng, 44, said the Ocean Park ... within a few years. An Ocean Park spokeswoman said dolphins and other marine mammals played a key role in the education about and conservation of their species. "While we and the protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1292262/protesters-demand-ocean-park-puts-end-dolphin-shows
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Government accused of making surprise announcement to take pressure off environmental concerns over Airport Authority's third runway plan Marine parks pledged amid runway hearings In the midst of environmental hearings on a proposed third runway, conservation authorities have made a surprise pledge to designate two new marine parks off Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583167/government-accused-marine-park-pledge-take-pressure-bid-third-runway
  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    US consultant believes dolphins will return after third runway is built

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... measures identified by the authority in an environmental impact assessment of the plan. Wursig, an expert in marine mammal behaviour at Texas A&M University, cited San Francisco Bay ... said. But Wursig acknowledged that the Hong Kong dolphins were of a different species, and that some marine mammals, including some whales, did not return to disrupted habitats. Local dolphin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541987/us-consultant-believes-dolphins-will-return-after-third-runway-built
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultants backing third runway project accused of guesswork and misleading public Airport's dolphin experts told: show us your evidence Marine ... years that the project would take. Hung said his own studies showed land reclamation in Tuen Mun and in Penny's Bay, where the Disneyland theme park is located, had expelled the mammals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence

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