Sea Life

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.

PICTURES: Fin-Tastic Site

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Tech

Want to track Great White sharks? There’s an app for that. Well, an online GPS tool, anyway. The Ocearch Global Shark Tracker allows you to f...

Lobster Spared The Pot By Kind-Hearted Fish Merchant (PICTURE)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK

A massive lobster more than 50-years-old and almost a metre in length has been saved from the cooking pot by a fish merchant. The giant crustacean,...

Great Barrier Reef Has Lost More Than Half Its Coral In The Past 27 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

The Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half of its coral in the past 27 years, according to a new study. Researchers from The Australian Institu...

Pod Of 99 Whales Stranded On New Zealand Beach

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK

A mass stranding of pilot whales on a New Zealand beach on 23 January has led to the death 36 of the mammals. Forty more remain in danger. Kimberly...

PHOTOS: Shark Gives Birth To 19 Pups

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK

Anne the angel shark put in some hours for her critically endangered species by giving birth to 19 babies in a three week labour. The first pup was...

PHOTOS: From Thresher Sharks To Hairy Frogfish, Fragile Marine Life Captured

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

These pictures of marine animals in their natural habitats celebrate sea-life from around the world, while reminding people what is at stake from ocea...