27 Jan '12, 6pm

Green Blog: When Marine Mammals Become Food: Rising human consumption of marine mammals in tropical regions pose...

Graeme Hornby People in at least 114 countries have consumed one or more of at least 87 marine mammal species since 1990, including the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin, a study found. Dolphin for dinner? It may be more common than you think. The first global study on human consumption of marine mammals found that the practice is widespread and is becoming more prevalent in many tropical regions. In all, people in 114 countries have consumed at least 87 different species of marine mammals since 1990, the researchers found. Some of the most commonly eaten animals are small cetaceans like the lesser dolphins, the study’s lead author, Martin Robards , a researcher with the Wildlife Conservation Society, said in an interview. That was a surprise, he said, since only a decade ago there had only been only scattered reports of this happening. Phil Clapham , a researcher with the Nat...

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When Marine Mammals Become Food

green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Jan '12, 6pm

Graeme Hornby People in at least 114 countries have consumed one or more of at least 87 marine mammal species since 1990, ...

87 marine mammals still eaten by people

87 marine mammals still eaten by people

news.mongabay.com 24 Jan '12, 11pm

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My First Food Venture: A Failure.

My First Food Venture: A Failure.

brewedboy.wordpress.com 27 Jan '12, 6pm

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Marine study in Singapore digs up 100 species

Marine study in Singapore digs up 100 species

straitstimes.com 29 Jan '12, 10pm

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