A new delphinarium has opened in Almaty.
Environmentalists are threatening to call a boycott of New Zealand's billion-dollar seafood export industry .
A video capturing a dolphin entangled in a fishing line who approaches a group of divers for help has once again proved the animal’s high intelligence.
Fourteen animal rights activists have been detained on the Faroe island of Sandoy in the North Atlantic while trying to stop a controversial dolphin hunt.
Dolphins often squeal when they get a fish treat, sounding much like happy children.
Marine scientists have urged New Zealand to step up efforts to save the world's rarest dolphin, saying only a few dozen Maui's dolphins remain and immediate action is needed to prevent their extinction.
A dolphinarium and an ice arena will be constructed in Almaty's Central Park (Gorkiy Park on Gogol Street).
A surfer in Australia was airlifted to hospital Monday after a dolphin slammed into him as he was riding a wave at a remote beach.
A dam which Laos plans to build across the Mekong River could wipe out critically endangered dolphins in downstream Cambodia.
The bodies of around 400 dolphins washed up on beaches in northern Peru last month, baffling authorities who are so far mystified as to the cause.
Fugitive eco-activist Paul Watson said Monday he hoped anti-dolphin hunting comments like those by US ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, would put pressure on Tokyo to halt the practice.
Researchers have identified a new humpback dolphin species off northern Australia, using genetic mapping to single out an animal not previously known to science.
British engineers said Wednesday they had taken inspiration from dolphins for a new type of radar device that could easily track miners trapped underground or skiers buried in an avalanche.
Peru has dramatically increased its sales of shark fins to Asia, triggering the slaughter of about 15,000 dolphins a year used as bait.
The Japanese town made infamous by the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove", will open a marine mammal park where visitors can swim with dolphins, but will not end its annual slaughter.
A virus that is similar to measles in humans is suspected of killing hundreds of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins since July.
Bottlenose dolphins can remember each other's signature whistles for more than 20 years, a study said Wednesday -- the longest social memory ever observed in an animal.
New Zealand is facing pressure to save the world's rarest dolphin at an international scientific meeting underway this week in what conservationists say is a test of the nation's "clean, green" credentials.
A 13-year-old dolphin was Saturday being transported to an ocean pen off a South Korean island for training to prepare it for release back into the wild after four years in a Seoul zoo.
Scientists have urged New Zealand to take immediate action to protect the critically endangered Maui's dolphin, amid warnings the marine mammal could become extinct by 2030.
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