Seals

The Best Scuba Diving in Cabo Pulmo and La Paz, Mexico

Before I could even see them, I could hear them. And, oh boy, could I smell them. <i>Arf</i>! <i>Arf</i>! Arfs fill the air as we slowly pull up to the San Rafaelito …

Bolivia

Dozer the walrus returns to Tacoma to charm the female walruses

TACOMA, Wash. -- The 3,450-pound walrus named Dozer is back at Tacoma's Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium to attract his fellow female walruses, …

Portland, OR

Baby walruses meet for the first time: 'It was, of course, adorable'

<b>Two baby walruses who got off to a tough start in life met for the first time last week, and their veterinarian at SeaWorld Orlando said it was</b> …

Adorable

It's exhausting for women to consider: this is just the tip of the iceberg

We have so much more work to do writes Jessica Valenti in The Week in Patriarchy newsletter<p>Get this newsletter via email – sign up<p>What’s difficult about being a feminist writer in this moment - when so many men are being outed as abusers, so many women coming forward with their stories - is that we …

Feminism

Vancouver Aquarium seeks senior marine mammal trainer ‘comfortable with sea lion bites, pathogens’ | The Province

Help wanted: Successful applicant will be media savvy, university-trained, capable of lifting an awkward 22 kilograms, and comfortable with “animal …

Canadian News

5 rehabilitated harbor seal pups released on beach

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Connecticut's Mystic Aquarium has released five harbor seal pups on a Rhode Island beach.<p>The Day reports that the five pups …

Marine Mammals

Fake news! How the BBC and Blue Planet got it wrong, yet again, about walruses and climate change

The BBC got excited about two things last week. One was that topping the list of new words entering this year’s dictionaries is “fake news”. The other was that, thanks to “human activities” and an El Niño weather event, 2016 saw a record spike in global CO2, taking it up to levels not seen since …

David Attenborough

On Thin Ice: Walruses Threatened After U.S. Declines To List As Endangered

Walruses are facing a "death sentence" after the Trump administration declined last month to list the Pacific walrus as endangered, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.<p>The conservation group, which took legal action starting in 2008 to get walruses on the list, says the White House's …

Climate Change

Animal rights activists and Inuit clash over Canada's Indigenous food traditions

Seal meat on a Toronto restaurant’s menu has stirred up a decades-long conflict over anti-hunting campaigns, which the Inuit say threaten their existence<p>A newly opened restaurant in Toronto sparked heated online debate recently by revealing that two dishes on its menu would contain seal meat. …

Canadian News

Rescued Seal Pups Doing Well

The two seal pups who were rescued from slaughter and transported to Búðardalur are doing well.

Air Berlin

Harbor Seal Pup Monochrome by Randy Herring

Title<p>Harbor Seal Pup Monochrome<p>Artist<p>Randy Herring<p>Medium<p>Photograph - Photo<p>Description<p>A Harbor seal pup (Phoca vitulina) resting on the rocks at Point …

Marine Mammals

Killer gas aids elephant seals’ deep dives

<b>HALIFAX, CANADA—</b>Colorless, odorless, and potentially lethal, carbon monoxide is so feared by people that we have special monitors in our homes to …

Carbon Monoxide

Skomer Island 'heartbreak' as more seal pups confirmed dead

<b>More seal pups have been confirmed dead on a Pembrokeshire island as a result of the recent storms.</b><p>Storms Ophelia and Brian wreaked havoc on Skomer last month, and the latest count shows three quarters of this season's Atlantic grey seal pups have now died.<p>The average number born on the island each …

News (Wales)

The Real Galapagos

Most travelers visit the Galapagos today to see the wildlife, to observe the origin of the ‘origin of species,’ to dive and to take sepia-toned …

Sea Lions

Markets Live: Woolies jump seals October rally

<i>LIVE</i><p>This page updates automatically<p><b>ASX struggled to stay positive as Bendigo and Adelaide slides in the banking sector, offsetting gains from</b> …

Australian News

Emaciated B.C. sea lion receives life-saving care at marine mammal centre | The Province

A sickly California sea lion is recuperating at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre after it was rescued from a Vancouver Island beach.<p>…

Canadian News

Huge sunbathing seal brings Alaskan airport to a halt

Encroaching wildlife is a common headache for staff at the Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport in the northern tip of Alaska.<p>But this week they had to deal with a scenario they had yet to encounter when a 32-stone seal was discovered sunbathing on the runway.<p>Scott Babcock, a foreman at the …

News

450-pound seal sunbathes on airport runway in Alaska

Hey ... seals like to sunbathe, too.<p>A 450-pound bearded seal was removed from a runway at Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport in Utqiagvik, …

Aviation

What To Do When There's A 450-Pound Seal On The Airport Runway

In Utqiagvik, Alaska, workers had to think of different ways to removeg a 450-pound bearded seal off an airport runway.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>Let's head up north - way north - to the northernmost point of Alaska, the city of Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow. Earlier this week, Scott …

Aviation

A Dozen Cool Things To Do In Santa Cruz

(1) Hit the Beach<p>Santa Cruz County has over 29 miles of coastline with some remarkable beaches. Check out <b>Main Beach</b>, in front of the famous …

Road Trips

11 Creepy Facts About Cute Animals That'll Make You Say "Why Did You Ruin This For Me?"

I'm so sorry. H/T AskReddit

Cute Animals

Sea lion rescued after being found weak and emaciated on Campbell River beach

A young male sea lion was rescued on Tuesday after people spotted it looking weak and emaciated on a beach at Willow Point in Campbell River.<p>The …

Environment

A 450-Pound Seal Was Found Lounging on an Alaskan Airport Runway

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — In Alaska, it’s not uncommon for wildlife like polar bears to wander onto an airport’s runway, but a lounging seal is far more …

Airports

State warns of sick, stranded sea lions on Oregon coast

Oregon wildlife and health officials are warning beachgoers to be aware of sick and stranded California sea lions at the coast and to keep their …

Marine Mammals

This 450-pound seal removed from Alaska airport runway

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In Alaska, it’s not uncommon for wildlife like polar bears to wander onto an airport’s runway, but a lounging seal is far more …

Lifestyle

450-pound seal removed from Alaska airport runway

State's department of transportation warned pilots of 'low sealings' at the Utqiagvik airport<p>In Alaska, it's not uncommon for wildlife like polar …

Transportation

Found: A Bearded Seal Lounging on an Alaskan Airport Runway

This 450-pound dude decided to take a breather at the Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport.<p>The Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport in …

Culture

Comment | Scientists challenge sea lion research

A new study by Dr Stefan Meyer from the University of Otago, published in the NZ Herald recently, claimed to have "game-changing" new evidence …

New Zealand News

The 10 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Gigi Hadid, Beyoncé, and More

From radiant selfies to sporty outdoor captures, this week's best beauty Instagrams illustrate the picture-perfect power of a healthy glow. Martha Hunt made use of the sun's natural filter, her self-facing beach snap featuring back-lit blonde and a bare face—save for SPF—while Georgia May Jagger's …

Beauty

Get inside the world of the walrus on the BBC's Blue Planet II

The BBC's Blue Planet returns to our screens for a second season on October 29. The new season took five years to complete, with a fresh cast of …

Nature