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    Dolphins Rescued From Hotel Pool Are Set Free Into Open Waters

    Dolphins Rescued From Hotel Pool Are Set Free Into Open Waters

    In Indonesia, three bottlenose dolphins that had spent years of their lives in a resort hotel pool and as part of a traveling circus are now swimming free. They were released off the coast of Bali after spending time in a rehabilitation center since their rescue in 2019. The dolphins, named Johnny, Rocky and Rambo, […]

    Male Dolphins Seen Playing ‘Wingman’ to Help Each Other Find Mates

    Male Dolphins Seen Playing ‘Wingman’ to Help Each Other Find Mates

    Humans have long been thought to be distinct from other animals in our ability to form complex, multilevel alliances in order to reach shared goals.  However, new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Monday shows that male bottlenose dolphins do the same thing, and they do it for a very […]

    History of Manatees Across World’s Oceans Tracked by New Research

    History of Manatees Across World’s Oceans Tracked by New Research

    Manatees, large herbivores that grace the world’s coastal marine waters, estuaries, rivers, swamps and marine wetlands, are gentle creatures often referred to as “sea cows.” Their enormous size — an average manatee is ten feet long and weighs 1,200 pounds — might remind you of their closest relative, the elephant. According to Ocean Today, manatees […]

    Study Shows How Warming May Have Released Sea Floor Methane in the Past

    Study Shows How Warming May Have Released Sea Floor Methane in the Past

    One of the biggest concerns about the climate crisis is that warming temperatures could trigger additional releases of greenhouse gas emissions that would in turn generate more warming. One example is the melting of the Arctic permafrost. Another is the release of methane from the world’s oceans. Now, scientists have found evidence that this latter […]

    Marine Life Defenders: UN Talks ‘Last Chance’ for Global Ocean Treaty

    Marine Life Defenders: UN Talks ‘Last Chance’ for Global Ocean Treaty

    By Jessica Corbett As the fifth and final round of talks for an international treaty to protect the high seas began at the United Nations headquarters in New York City on Monday, conservationists across the globe warned world leaders that this may be the “last chance” for a necessarily ambitious agreement. The ocean has absorbed over 90% of heat from […]