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Seismic Oil Prospecting

The Obama administration has decided to reopen the eastern seaboard of the United States to offshore oil and gas exploration, the Guardian has reported (see full report… 494 more words


Triple Header - T137s, Humpbacks, and J Pod - June 3, 2013

I had a chance to get out on yesterday’s 2:30 tour with Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours – I wasn’t sure if I wanted to drop everything for this trip, or wait until the next day, but I had a gut feeling about this trip, so I scrambled to get everything together and I got down to Fisherman’s Wharf. 240 more words


Tweetstorm: Free The Mojave Dolphins From The Mirage Hotel

By Kirsten Massebeau

On July 12, 2014 temperatures reached 102 degrees fahrenheit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unbeknownst to many 10 dolphins are trapped in the Mojave desert far from the ocean. 1,090 more words



Just a little 10 x 8 beluga portrait. Hoping to have time for bigger pieces again soon! It’s going to be a very, very busy summer.


Bottle-nose Dolphin

 Tursiops Truncatus



Bottle-nose Dolphins are the most popular dolphin. The surprising thing is most people don’t know that, even if they have a picture of one on their wall. 1,306 more words


Is hominin intelligence unique?

Many humans believe they are set apart from the animal kingdom because of their intelligence. Three papers state otherwise. Marino (2002) discusses convergent higher-level intelligence in primates and cetaceans. 566 more words


National Whale and Dolphin Watch - Overstrand 27th July 2014

Once again Sharon and I will be holding a sea watch at Overstrand on Sunday 27th July for The Sea Watch Foundation National Whale and Dolphin Watch (NWDW). 76 more words