The Mystery Of Whale Strandings

Frontier | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK

We know the images: colossal, glistening bodies, resting lifelessly on the shore, sometimes in the hundreds. Whale strandings are a sadly common occur...

Taiji Dolphin Hunt

Steve Backshall | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK
Steve Backshall

I'm flying out to Japan for a week. I'm going to head down to Taiji, watch, record proceedings on my camera phone, and make some homemade films on events in the Cove, doing my best to record what happens in an even-handed, respectful fashion.

What Is This Obsession With Us?

Philippa Brakes | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK
Philippa Brakes

Many of us enjoy a walk in the woods, a trip to the beach or even a snorkeling holiday. Besides the escape from the digital grind, there is something ...

'Messed Up' Sat Nav Leads To Dolphin's Rescue In Scotland

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK

A woman has thanked her Sat Nav after it "messed up" and directed her down the wrong road where she came across a stranded bottlenose dolphin. Lorrai...

Why Dolphin Conservation Is So Important

Frontier | Posted 15.04.2017 | UK

Happy National Dolphin Day! In honour of this awareness day for one of the world's most endearing animals, it'd be appropriate to look at some of the ...

Watching This Drone Footage Of Dolphins Swimming Will Give You Serious Wanderlust

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Tech

Dolphins of the Northern Beaches from Steve Maxwell on Vimeo. A drone pilot has captured astonishing footage of dolphins swimming along the bea...

Dolphin Watching: The Benefits and the Future

Frontier | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK

Dolphin watching has grown to be one of the most successful types of tourism in the world, offering economic returns as well as educational, research,...

Flippin' Hell! Dolphin At Brighton Pier Stuns Crowd

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

Photographer Finn Hopson has captured an extremely rare sighting of a dolphin breaching the water at Brighton Pier. What could only be described as...

Horrific Video Shows Man Pull Shark From Sea Just To Pose For Photographs

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

A man in has been filmed violently pulling a shark from the sea so he could pose for photographs. The unidentified male was filmed tugging on the a...

What the Whales Are Trying to Tell Us: Strandings - What They Mean and How to Respond

Mark Simmonds OBE | Posted 18.02.2017 | UK
Mark Simmonds OBE

There are few more distressing sights than the body of a dying whale being rolled around in powerful surf. Sadly, in the last few weeks, we have witnessed just this as a number of magnificent sperm whales have stranded on North Sea coasts. Not surprisingly, questions are being asked about why this happened, and also whether we could have helped them.

Pregnant Woman Upstaged By Unexpected Photobomb

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Parents

When you take a photo to show your family your baby bump at full term, you expect your bump to be the centre of attention. You certainly don't expe...

We Can Be Heroes

Sharon Bull | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK
Sharon Bull

Photograph by kind permission of 'Animal Rights Photography' "London holds the key to abolishing the Taiji dolphin slaughter. I really do believe tha...

Four Days of Hell

Sharon Bull | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK
Sharon Bull

So many times I have seen where charities, groups and movements fighting the same cause, wanting identical results refuse to pull together through differing opinions, politics and egos, but sadly, no matter what the issue, unless we can unite for what we are fighting for, world leaders and governments will always have the upper hand.

Dolphins Almost Never Drown

Justin Gregg | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK
Justin Gregg

*The following blog post is an excerpt from the book Twenty-Two Fantastical Facts about Dolphins* Being an air-breathing animal living in the ocean b...

Meet the Weirdest Dolphin in the Ocean: The Spinner Dolphin

Justin Gregg | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK
Justin Gregg

Male spinner dolphins also have odd-looking upturned or curled tail flukes. This might be yet another anatomical oddity that is meant to attract the ladies. Or it might help them swim faster. Nobody knows. Bottom line: adult male spinner dolphins look like they've been crafted out of playdough by a toddler who has no idea what a dolphin should look like.

Greenpeace Slams Tuna Company For The 'Indiscriminate Killing Of Marine Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

Greenpeace has criticised the UK's largest tuna brand for the “indiscriminate killing of marine life” and accused the company of breaking assuranc...

Watch This Helpful Dolphin Returning A Mobile Phone Dropped Into The Ocean

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK

An obliging dolphin has been filmed retrieving a mobile phone from the Atlantic Ocean. NBA Miami Heat dancer Teressa Cee posted footage of the rem...

The Horrifying Truth Behind Dolphin Shows

Thareeya Deasakorn Khamkar | Posted 24.09.2016 | UK
Thareeya Deasakorn Khamkar

On 11 September, a young Risso's dolphin is driven into and trapped in the cove. She lands at the feet of Ric O'Barry, star of the Academy Award-winning documentary The Cove and ex-dolphin trainer turned activist, who is helpless to intervene. Exhausted, she gives up the will to live, takes a final breath and sinks to the bottom of Taiji cove, never to be seen again.

This Bubblegum Pink Dolphin Could Be Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

A fisherman who first spotted the mysterious pink dolphin, aptly named "Pinky", has claimed that the bottle-nosed mammal is pregnant. Captain Erik ...

'The Cove' Activist Is Arrested As Annual Dolphin Massacre Begins In Japan

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

Fishermen in the small Japanese town of Taiji are set to begin their annual dolphin drive, capturing and killing hundreds of the animals in a governme...

Travel Eye: Why the WILD Side of New Zealand Should Be on Your Travel List

Karen Edwards | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

At New Zealand's southern most point in the Catlins region, the Arctic winds have started to pick up. As temperatures plummet from the 23 to four degrees, I find myself on a beach, looking out for the rare and endemic Yellow-Eyed penguin.

These Images Of Tourists Abusing A Dolphin Will Break Your Heart

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK

Disturbing, upsetting pictures of beach-goers manhandling, hoisting and even riding a dolphin on the shore are circulating online. The quad of ima...

15 Interesting Facts About Dolphins

Frontier | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK

Our best friends of the sea, the dolphins have always been a great fascination to humans. They are friendly, happy and social animals and have been positively noted for their playful nature, intelligence and occasional help to humans, whether it is fishing or rescuing their lives! Here's 15 facts about dolphins that you might not know.

A Compassionate Voice

Sharon Bull | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

I lost my job as a top sales executive with a British brand leader, my company car, wardrobe of designer clothes and shoes, credit cards, my home and consequently my self-respect, because I placed all this material stuff above everything else.

This Man Had Sex With A Dolphin And Wants To Tell You All About It

WTFark | Chris York | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK

At this year’s Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, a little film by the name of Dolphin Lover told the story of a Florida man who once fell in lov...