18 whales die in Mauritius stranding

National Aug 27, 2020

18 whales die in Mauritius stranding

The fisheries minister has said there was "no trace of hydrocarbons on them or in their respiratory system," but experts say it is too soon to say what caused the deaths.

End of fishing ban threatens Amazon's pink dolphins

World / Science & Health Feb 8, 2020

End of fishing ban threatens Amazon's pink dolphins

The Amazon river dolphin is an intelligent and friendly mammal that appears to grin and flush like a human blushing when it gets excited. But some are concerned about the world's largest freshwater dolphin coming under threat again in Brazil, where fishermen hunt and kill ...

Bridge to China brings threat for Hong Kong's native pink dolphin

World Jul 17, 2018

Bridge to China brings threat for Hong Kong's native pink dolphin

Hong Kong's rare pale pink dolphins are battling for survival as building work on a 19-mile (31-km) bridge linking the Asian financial hub with China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the highly sociable animals, marine experts say. The Chinese white dolphin, which appears ...