• Sat, 01 Dec 2018 05:00
    US approves seismic tests despite dolphin, whale concerns
    The US government Friday took a big step toward opening oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic ocean by approving seismic airgun tests that experts warn are harmful to dolphins and whales.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:48
    New Zealand whale strandings 'linked to ocean warming'
    More than 50 beached pilot whales perished in New Zealand Friday, the latest in a spate of mass strandings this week that experts have linked to rising ocean temperatures.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:42
    Dozens of whales dead in latest New Zealand stranding
    More than 50 pilot whales have perished in another mass stranding in New Zealand, taking the death toll of beached marine mammals to over 200 in the past week, wildlife authorities said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:25
    New Zealand rescuers save six stranded whales
    Six beached whales were successfully refloated off New Zealand Tuesday, rescuers said, after a spate of mass strandings in recent days that resulted in the deaths of dozens of marine mammals.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 13:59
    145 whales die on remote New Zealand beach
    Up to 145 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding in a remote part of New Zealand, with authorities saying Monday they made the "heart-breaking" decision to euthanise dozens that lay stricken on the shore.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 12:22
    Japan whale hunt killed 122 pregnant minkes
    Japan killed 122 pregnant minke whales during a highly controversial annual whaling expedition that Tokyo defends as scientific research but conservationists call "gruesome and unnecessary."
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 12:00
    Bryde’s whales thrill tourists in Chumphon
    People along the shore of Pathiu district in southern Chumphon province were treated to the sight of a pair of Bryde’s whales on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 15:28
    Japan whalers return from Antarctic hunt after killing 333 whales
    Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:54
    Four sperm whales die in Indonesia beach rescue
    Four sperm whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia have died, a local official said Tuesday, despite frantic efforts to save the massive mammals.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:41
    Ancient whales were predators not gentle giants - scientists
    SYDNEY - Ancient whales had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions, Australian scientists said Wednesday in a discovery they believe debunks theories the mammals used their teeth to filter feed like today's gentle giants.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:43
    Baby whales 'whisper' to mothers to avoid predators: study
    PARIS - Newborn humpback whales and their mothers whisper to each other to escape potential predators, scientists reported Wednesday, revealing the existence of a previously unknown survival technique.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:22
    Japan kills 333 whales in annual Antarctic hunt
    TOKYO - A Japanese whaling fleet returned to port Friday after an annual Antarctic hunt that killed more than 300 of the mammals as Tokyo pursues the programme in defiance of global criticism.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:00
    Aliens surface off the coast of Phuket
    The sighting of false killer whales by a group of lucky marine tourists in Phuket last week should serve as a reminder that despite mankind’s demonstrated ability to shape our environment, there is still a lot going on around us that we understand poorly – or not at all. 
    opinion
  • Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:03
    Whales bathe in Phuket sunshine yet again
    national
  • Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:54
    Fears of exploding whales as New Zealand clears carcasses
    WELLINGTON - The grim task of clearing hundreds of washed-up whale carcasses was under way in New Zealand Tuesday, with the beach closed over fears the bodies will fill with gas and explode as they decompose.
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