Tag: dolphins

BP Oil Spill Investigated As Cause Of Dolphin Deaths

Scientists are trying to determine whether there’s a link between last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill and a spike in dolphin deaths along the Gulf Coast. Sixty-seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up on Gulf beaches over the past few weeks. More than half — 35 — are babies. Researchers are looking at other possible…

Dolphins Being Slaughtered in Taiji Japan

“It is a bloodbath, cruel and barbaric. Each year, the idyllic and peaceful setting of the village of Taiji in southern Japan is shattered by almost unspeakable cruelty as incredible pain and ultimate death is inflicted on defenseless dolphins.” – Paul Watson, president and founder Sea Shepherd Conservation Society A pod of roughly 25 striped…