Whale Track: Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust call on public to report sightings — Life & Soul Magazine

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust is calling on the public to record their at-sea excursions and sightings of whales, dolphins, porpoises and endangered basking sharks off Scotland’s west coast in an effort to boost monitoring efforts and strengthen understanding of the coronavirus lockdown’s impact on marine life. With wildlife around the world taking advantage […]…

Sick Dolphin Dies After Washing Ashore on Hermosa Beach — KTLA

A dolphin exhibiting “abnormal behavior” washed ashore on Hermosa Beach, and later died, authorities said Friday. A sick dolphin washed ashore on Hermosa Beach on June 20, 2019. (Credit: Los Angeles County Fire Department Lifeguard Division) Lifeguards noticed the dolphin just before 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and called for help. The dolphin was taken to… via…

1,100 Mutilated Dolphin Bodies Have Washed Up on France’s Beaches — TIME

(PARIS) — The dolphins’ bodies were horribly mutilated, the fins cut off. But what shocked French marine researchers wasn’t just the brutality of the deaths of these highly intelligent mammals, but the numbers involved — a record 1,100 have landed on France’s Atlantic coast beaches since January. The mass deaths, widely blamed on industrial fishing,… via…