Seals

Steven Adams Isn’t Thinking About Kevin Durant, He’s Hugging A Sea Lion

Don’t talk to Steven Adams about Kevin Durant and his alt accounts. He’s out here snuggin’ on sea lions and loving life.<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder forward got some intimate time with a sea creature this week, and Norman Transcript scribe (and former DIME alum) Fred Katz was there to document the …

Sea Lions

Tasmanian govt to ban seal relocations

Tasmania is banning the relocation of seals that feast on salmon farms following complaints from the fishing industry.

Marine Mammals

Political candidates on fence over tobacco tax

PHILLIPA YALDEN<p>Waikato NZ First candidate Stu Husband says its critical to build the police numbers up to tackle crime.<p>Political candidates are on …

New Zealand News

Second sea lion shot dead on Otago beach

The Department of Conservation is appealing for information after a critically endangered sea lion was shot dead on a Catlins beach in …

New Zealand News

Seal injured by toy rescued on Horsey beach

<b>A seal was left with "horrendous" injuries after it got stuck in a Frisbee-style toy.</b><p>The plastic disc had been around the animal's neck for about six months, but no-one could get near enough to rescue it from Horsey Beach in north Norfolk.<p>Nicknamed "Mrs Frisbee", the toy began to choke and cut her …

RSPCA

The week's best photojournalism

Sunflowers wilt during a heatwave near the village of Kamen Brag, Bulgaria, during a heat wave. | (<i>EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV</i>)<p>A capsized boat adrift in the …

Photojournalism

APNewsBreak: Walruses in Alaska may have died in stampede

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Thousands of Pacific walrus are coming to Alaska's northwest shore again in the absence of summer sea ice and not all are …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

IT absolutely demolishes the box office, saves the summer, and rescues baby seals

We all wanted to float<p>After three weeks of nothing but crap and indies filling theaters were people desperate to get out and see a good movie? Yes, …

Movies

Northern California Coast: Hearst Castle

<b>Hearst Castle: A Home Like No Other</b><p>By Don Blodger<p>The heading at the top of the website reads – <b>A Museum Like No Other</b>. A bold promise, indeed.<p>Of …

Road Trips

Why San Simeon might be the mightiest mile in California

Good things do come in small sizes. Even though San Simeon is less than a mile long, it still packs quite a punch. Every year, the tiny village along …

Road Trips

A PUPdate on Sea Lion Catalina and Gray Seal Birdie

<i>The youngest members of American Trail’s pinniped family have made quite the splash this summer. In June, sea lion Catalina celebrated her first</i> …

Smithsonian

Sub-Antarctic seals almost on their way home

Hofmeyr said the animals were believed to come from regions about 2 000km south from where they were found.<p>“They are usually found on islands such as …

News (South Africa)

30 Awesome Photography Links That Go Well With a Coffee and Comfee Couch :)

We've had another terrific week of photographs and articles posted online by some of the best writers and artists working today, and here we find …

Photography

5 Videos Show the Irresistible Charm of Seals

There's a reason they've been nicknamed the "dogs of the sea."<p>Seals are one of the ocean's most charismatic creatures. While it can be tempting to want to swim with or pet a seal if presented the opportunity, the U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act recommends maintaining a distance of at least 150 …

Marine Mammals

'It just disgusts me': Hunting association president bristles at death of bearded seal

Tony Chubbs believes the seal was shot by an 'inconsiderate, disrespectful hunter'<p>The president of the Labrador Hunting and Fishing Association is …

Marine Mammals

Volvo Noble Marine RS200 Nationals at Tenby - Days 1 2

Volvo Noble Marine RS200 Nationals at Tenby - Days 1 & 2<p>by Sally Campbell today at 1:58 pm 26-31 August 2017<p><b>Great sunshine in the seaside town of</b> …

Sailing

New England Aquarium’s newest sea lion pup joins exhibit full-time

The sea lion pup born in the New England Aquarium in July has been introduced to the main exhibit pool in the aquarium’s marine mammal center …

Boston

Premier Oil in talks with UK for Falkland oilfield financing

Premier Oil, the UK independent explorer, is negotiating with the UK government about securing export finance to fund just over half of the $1.5bn …

Oil