Jump - fly - dive!Source: i8urpenguin
A 3D IMAX movie about the Arctic to open around the world, directed by Greg MacGillivray, is part of an international campaign to save the polar bears and their home.
This is a really useful video to understand best practice to help beached dolphins, noting this advice:
Mark Simmonds, who is International Head of Science at the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, says rescuers should not grab them by the tail as this can cause them damage.
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The Antarctic Ocean Alliance needs your help to protect these waters. Join the Watch at www.antarcticocean.org
GOOD NEWS - The world’s most northerly resident population of bottlenose dolphins is “stable”, according to new research.
Almost 200 dolphins are found in the North Sea and the animals are frequently seen in the Moray Firth.
Let’s hope we see this return everywhere…
This documentary goes to coral reefs of the Bahamas and the waters of the Kingdom of Tonga for a close encounter with the surviving tribes of the ocean: wild dolphins and belugas, the love of a Humpback mother for her newborn calf, the singing Humpback males, an orca the mighty King of the ocean, and the gentle manatee. Little-known aspects of these creatures capable of sophisticated communication and social interaction. Documents the life of these graceful, majestic yet endangered sea creatures.
Directed by Jean-Jacques Mantello
Produced by Francois Mantello
Narrated by Daryl Hannah
Director of photography Gavin McKinney
Music by ChristopheJacquelin
DID YOU KNOW?
Bottlenose dolphins using sponges to protect their noses while foraging is a technique that the animals discovered in the 19th century, a study has found.
This is wild! Click on the audio clip in the article.
Researchers in the US have been shocked to discover a beluga whale whose vocalisations were remarkably close to human speech.
For the first time, a large Pacific barreleye fish - complete with transparent head - has been caught on film by scientists using remotely operated vehicles at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. The deep-sea fish’s tubular eyes pivot under a clear dome.