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Australia: 380 stranded whales have died, rescuers say
Rescuers believe it is the largest number of stranding-related deaths ever recorded in Australia. Around 30 whales beached off the west coast of Tasmania are thought to still be alive.
Rescue under way to save 180 stranded whales in Australia
Scientists are trying to rescue almost 200 whales stranded in a remote bay on the Australian island of Tasmania. At least 90 of the animals have died.
Russia's 'whale jail': Why 100 marine mammals are trapped in captivity
2 Apr 2019
A hundred whales are being kept in a "whale jail" in icy Russia waters. Environmental groups and celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio are calling for their release. But their fate remains uncertain.
Another 51 whales die in latest New Zealand mass stranding
30 Nov 2018
It is the fifth incident of this kind to happen in less than a week. Scientists believe the strandings were not linked, and say a variety of factors could have caused them.
Indonesia to investigate into deaths of four beached whales
14 Nov 2017
Indonesia to investigate into deaths of four beached whales.
Killer Whales stop surfing contest in Norway
25 Sep 2017
Two killer whales near the shore during a surfing contest - The Lofoten masters 2017 - in Norway. Surfers heading to shore after seeing killer whales.
Marine wildlife conservation: A tale of New Zealand and Nigeria
15 Feb 2017
While hundreds of Kiwis stormed the beach in New Zealand to rescue whales stranded on the shores a few days back, the case was different in Nigeria when residents of Brass Local Government, Bayelsa State found a dolphin.
Volunteers try to rescue stranded whales on New Zealand beach
11 Feb 2017
Volunteers try to help rescue of hundreds of whales stranded on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay on the north-west of New Zealand.