15 Feb '12, 6pm

New sanctuaries declared for Asia's freshwater dolphins

New sanctuaries declared for Asia's freshwater dolphins

87 marine mammals still eaten by people (01/24/2012) Threats to marine mammals usually include climate change, drowning as by-catch, pollution, depletion of prey, but what about eating marine mammals? A new study in Biological Conservation finds that a surprising 87 marine mammals—including polar bears, small whales, and dolphins—have been eaten as food since 1990 in at least 114 countries. India plans to aid dwindling Ganges River dolphin (03/08/2011) The Indian government has announced that it plans to develop a program to raise the population of its native Ganges river dolphin (Platanista gangetica gagnetica ), a subspecies of the South Asian river dolphin. During a question and answer session Jairam Ramesh, India's Environment and Forests Minister, said that the dolphin's current population was estimated at 2,000 to 3,000 individuals in the Ganges. However, other estim...

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New sanctuaries for rare freshwater dolphins in Asia

New sanctuaries for rare freshwater dolphins in...

earthtimes.org 15 Feb '12, 10am

Ganges River dolphin; Credit: © WCS Three new official wildlife sanctuaries in Bangladesh will help protect endangered fre...

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treehugger.com 16 Feb '12, 5pm

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care2.com 14 Feb '12, 5pm

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FIVEFOOTWAY ASIA: Instant Asia 13 #photojournalism

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fivefootway.com 16 Feb '12, 7am

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When Dolphins Fly

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seashepherd.org 28 Feb '12, 9am

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(redsports) Floorball: Singapore win Asia Pacific crown and qualify for World Championship

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redsports.sg 15 Feb '12, 8am

Singapore (white) in action against Korea. Our boys won 6-3 to wrap up the Asia Pacific crown. (Photo by Yoshiaki Ito/WFCQ...

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straitstimes.com 13 Feb '12, 11am

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gulfstream.com 14 Feb '12, 8pm

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