Marine Mammals

Humpback whales leap out of water near whale watching boat

Humpback Whales

Can Florida’s Toxic Algae Be Stopped?

The algae blooms pose risks to humans and marine animals—and to Florida’s tourism-dependent economy.<p>Toxic blue-green algae has bloomed again in Lake Okeechobee, Florida’s largest lake, an outbreak so severe that Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in seven counties. While the term …

Florida

Dolphins could unveil the origins of menopause

As far as we know, only four species experience menopause: humans, killer whales, short-fin pilot whales, and false killer whales. So how did this …

Dolphins

Oceanic Society Wants You to Participate in Ocean Rehab

As concern for our oceans grows, Oceanic Society seeks to influence travelers to protect the world’s oceans. The new initiative is part of the …

CSR

Construction on SeaWorld's Infinity Falls is finally wrapping up, could open any day

The last piece was placed on the blue and grey tower of SeaWorld's newest attraction Infinity Falls this past weekend.…

Orlando

Baby manatee at SeaWorld get his last bottle — a step closer to going back to wild

For a final time this week, Jennifer Parnell cradled an orphaned baby manatee now about the weight of an NFL linebacker to feed him a lunchtime …

SeaWorld

A whale of a time in Cornwall: all aboard a marine wildlife cruise

“Ahoy there!” came the cry, jolting us out of sun-induced drowsiness as the propeller roared to life and the boat headed towards the horizon. “Whale ahead!”<p>We’d been scanning flat expanses of azure water off southern Cornwall for a couple of hours in sweltering heat that had seemingly sent the sea …

Dolphins

Red flags abound as a warming Arctic opens up to shipping

• <i>Ship traffic through the Arctic is expected to increase dramatically as global warming renders a growing proportion of the region</i> …

The Arctic

Memphis Zoo Welcomes TWO Adorable Baby Sea Lions

It’s double trouble in the sea lion enclosure at the Memphis Zoo!<p>The Tennessee zoo welcomed not one, but two baby sea lions last week, upping their …

Cute Animals

San Francisco Bay’s water quality improves after long-term cleanup efforts

Recently, the water quality in the San Francisco Bay has been showing signs of improvement, partly thanks to decades of environmental cleanup …

Pollution

Police investigate break-in at South Nashville Zaxby's

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Police investigated a burglary at a south Nashville restaurant early Wednesday morning after a delivery driver noticed …

Crime

SeaWorld San Antonio offering more than 50 percent off tickets for anniversary

San Antonio

Small-cap spotlight: Bagir and Xeros shares pop on China deals

Israeli tailor Bagir has confirmed that China’s Shandong Ruyi will invest $16.5 million (£12.7 million) to buy 54% of the company.

Business (UK)

What Brett Kavanaugh's SeaWorld dissent says about a likely Supreme Court record in labor cases

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• What Brett Kavanaugh's SeaWorld dissent says…<p>Supreme Court Nominations<p>SeaWorld Orlando. dmitro2009 / Shutterstock.com<p>U.S. Supreme Court …

Law

25 bottlenose dolphins spotted off Belgian coast

A group of about 25 bottlenose dolphins were spotted off the Belgian coast on Monday, the Natural Sciences Museum has reported. The museum said that …

Belgium

WATCH: Gov’t to stick with 6-month closure of Boracay, DENR says

MANILA, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu on Wednesday stressed that the government would stick with the six-month deadline set to …

Asia

Girls of San Francisco Seals soccer club travel to Europe for two tournaments

On July 8, 18 San Francisco girls, ages 11 through 12, departed on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to play soccer in Europe.<p>The girls are members of the …

San Francisco

Misunderstanding Over Chihuahua Leads to Stabbing

Several downtown residents were puzzled and unsettled after hearing about a bizarre stabbing in their neighborhood Tuesday morning.<br>Police say it all …

Crime

Porpoise deaths prompt questions over spate of strandings

A number of dead porpoises have been found washed up on the North Wales coast.<p>Sightings have been reported in Penmaenmawr, Abergele, Prestatyn and …

News (Wales)

Wild Arctic Canada – Where the Sun Never Sets

Summer’s midnight sun shines more impressively the farther north you travel. These endless days are reason enough to visit North Yukon and Yukon’s …

National Parks

Diskobukta Kittiwake Colony

Thousands of birds nest in the cliffs while arctic foxes prowl below.<p>Located on Barent’s Island (Barenstøya), Diskobukta is not an easy destination …

Birds

Rare Nazca Booby Sighting; Galapagos Bird Seen Off OC Coast

The rare Nazca Booby bird flew overhead while this crowd of onlookers enjoyed the sight on Capt. Dave's Whale and Dolphin Safari.<p>DANA POINT, CA - The …

Galapagos

Adidas Pledges to Use Only Recycled Plastics by 2024

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>Much of the world’s plastic makes its way into the ocean where it kills</i> <i>more than 100,000 marine mammals</i><i> and 1 million</i> …

Sustainability

Defense bill would kill whales, Democrats say

WASHINGTON — Defense legislation backed by Republicans would inadvertently kill 250 marine mammals and permanently injure 3,000 others, according to …

Endangered Species

Mars in the Arctic

True colour satellite image of Brøggerhalvøya, Svalbard, Norway<p>Great missions that go to investigate other planets must first be tested on Earth. …

Walruses

A museum exhibition on a museum

An exhibition featuring the artifacts once showcased at the Asiatic Society Museum, one of the first museums in the China, is now on at the Shanghai …

News (China)

Iceland gets away with killing dozens of huge, endangered whales. Here's why.

Icelandic whalers have spent much of July ripping back the skin of 65-foot long endangered fin whales in preparation to butcher their meat.<p>Earlier …

The Arctic

Hungry humpbacks surprise whale-watching group as they lunge toward boat

No need to point binoculars toward the horizon on this whale watching trip — the show came straight to the boat.<p>A group of tourists were out on Monterey Bay Friday with Princess Monterey Whale Watching when a pair of humpback whales lunged out of the water within arm's reach of the boat. As they …

Whale Watching

Watch an Ex-US Navy Ship Sink Under a Hail of Rockets, Missiles, and Torpedoes

Attacked by aircraft, land-based missiles and rockets and ultimately a submarine, the ex-USS Racine sank in three miles of water.<p>The highlight of every RIMPAC exercise, held on even-numbered years off the coast of Hawaii, is the sinking exercise, or SINKEX. The U.S. Navy, allies, and other …

Military

Silversea to chart the Northeast Passage

The all-suite Silver Explorer will traverse 5,019 nautical miles of dramatic seascapes and untamed wilderness on a 25-day voyage. On August 10, 2019, …

Walruses