As many as 900 dolphins and over 4,000 pelicans have washed up dead on the beaches of northern Peru in the last couple of months,…View More What is Peru’s dolphin and pelican die-off telling us?
Please enjoy this anthology of leaping marine animals. The opportunity for this post only comes up once every four years, so it’s no wonder they’re…View More In honour of Leap Day
This is a guest post from Alexis Rudd, who is a doctoral student at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology on the island of O’ahu.…View More Guest Post: True Confessions of a Dolphin-Loving Marine Biologist
I must have been suffering from post conference delirium, because I decided to watch A Dolphin Tale on the plane ride home from ScienceOnline2012. Plot…View More As close as you’ll get to legal Cetacean porn
Of course, this is scientifically inaccurate. Dolphins are NEVER in favor of pants. From Married to the Sea.View More TGIF: Onward, weird dolphin!
Dear British Petroleum, WTF I hear you wanna be called Beyond Petroleum, now? Do you think you’re some kind of rap star or something?? Haha!…View More Open Letter to My Bros at British Petroleum
This week a really great project is unfolding in the waters of the Indian River Lagoon, Florida. It’s the annual Health and Environmental Risk Assessment…View More Studying dolphins as sentinels of oceans and human health
There’s a lot of press happening right now about an “unusual mortality event” underway in the northern Gulf of Mexico involving dead dolphins, particularly young…View More Cold hard data vs warm baby dolphins
Via Aili C-F, who asks “What happens when the dolphins discover this technology and then the dolphin robots attack???” Well, it might look something like…View More Fish-driven robot!
Once again this week, NPR was subtly poking us all with a stick—“Hey, remember that oil spill that happened last year?” I love NPR. ‘Fog…View More NPR’s oil spill Hat Trick