Temat: Costa Rican ban on Whale and Dolphin Hunting
Temat: Are dolphins non human people?
Eugh behavioural psychologists *pokes the naughty dolphin lovers with a 10ft pole* "for example, how dolphins could co-operate with military precision to round up shoals of fish to eat" Would this be american military precision? *cough*friendlyfireincident*cough* dolphins are dolphins, yes theyre intelligent but as intelligence is an entirely subjective human fabrication I find the revelation meaningless, in fact I take offence at ... hippy dolphins lovers.
Temat: Navy releases marine impact study
... mammals per year by serious injury or mortality (2 each of the following: bottlenose dolphin, Kogia spp., melon-headed whale, pantropical spotted dolphin, pygmy killer whale, short-finned pilot whale, striped dolphin, and...
Temat: Dropping In after long Abscence
tropical storms off the southeastern coast. These dolphins are trained to shoot sleeping darts at objects which look to them like enemy spys in a wet suit. They also have devices or something implanted in their bodies for a purpose I am not clear on entirely. It is my understanding that dolphins can cover a wide range of the ocean in their...
Temat: Dropping In after long Abscence
Welcome back! I don't know about free things for home schoolers... sorry. As for the killer dolphins: Armed and dangerous - Flipper the firing dolphin let loose by Katrina It may be the oddest tale to emerge from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Armed dolphins, trained by the US military to shoot terrorists and pinpoint spies underwater, may be missing in the ... a species considered to be among the planet's smartest. The US navy admits it has been training dolphins for military purposes, but has refused to confirm that any are missing. Full...
Temat: Battlefield 2 - Przewodnik Turystyczny
... Juffair, a przede wszystkim w Mina-Salman, gdzie również zdarza się zawitać podwodniakom: http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/images/Mina-Salman-tupvew.jpg i http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/images/Mina-Sulman-DN-SC-93-05969.jpg O Izraelu wspomniałem jednak celowo. "Leviathan" to bowiem nazwa izraelskiego okrętu podwodnego: http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/dolphin/images/dolphin3.jpg który wraz z...
Temat: Damaged ship leaks over 200 tons of oil
An article from WDCS Devon dolphin deaths WDCS is concerned at the environmental disaster threatened by cargo ship, MSC Napoli which has been grounded a mile off the Devon coast. The ... that 3 dead dolphins have come ashore in the time since the MSC Napoli was grounded. There has been speculation over the cause of these animalsĂ˘ÂÂ deaths, and their potential link to the MSC Napoli. WDCS International Director of Science, Mark Simmonds said, Ă˘ÂÂThe recent dolphin deaths at Branscombe Beach highlight the need to have such events properly investigated. There is a possibility that the dolphins which have washed up were poisoned by oil or hazardous chemicals, but unfortunately, this is also the time of year when we see large numbers of dolphins, particularly common dolphins, dying as a result of entanglement in fishing nets, and ending up the victim of fisheries bycatch.Ă˘ÂÂ Mark continued, Ă˘ÂÂWithout a post mortem examination, it is impossible to know why these animals died. We are very concerned about the governmentĂ˘ÂÂs recent decision to cut the number of investigations into the cause of death of dolphins that strand on UK shores.Ă˘ÂÂ WDCS has condemned the GovernmentĂ˘ÂÂs decision to reduce the budget allocated to investigating the cause of dolphin and porpoise deaths, limiting the number of animals that will be examined at ... many of these deaths still not identified, and with new threats such as the impact of military noise still being revealed by these examinations, this is not a time for cut-backsĂ˘ÂÂ...
Temat: Noisy oceans 'threaten sea life'
Noisy oceans 'threaten sea life' Increasing noise pollution in the world's oceans is threatening the survival of whales and dolphins, a UN-backed conference has heard. Experts say the noises sea creatures use to communicate are being drowned out by noises from commercial shipping, new military sonar and climate change. They become disoriented, cannot find mates or food and behave differently, scientists say. ... the increasing noise in oceans, Mark Simmonds from the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society said: "Call it a cocktail-party effect: you have to speak louder and louder until no-one can hear each other anymore." He said there were a growing number of cases where the stranding of whales and dolphin could be linked to sound pollution. In some cases, the mammals had tissue damage similar to divers who surface too quickly, leading scientists to suggest that they were scared by military sonar or seismic testing, and surfaced beyond their physical limits, he added....
Temat: Las Brisas Madeira Beach 107
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Temat: Plany na 2007
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Temat: Of Whales and National Security
EDITORIAL Of Whales and National Security Environmentalists have long claimed that the NavyĂ˘ÂÂs use of sonar for training exercises unduly threatens whales, dolphins and other acoustically sensitive marine creatures. The Navy ... to decide whether the military and the White House should be granted great deference when they declare that national security trumps environmental protection or whether the courts have a role in second-guessing military judgments and claims of fact. The case at hand was filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and other conservation groups to rein in Navy training exercises that use...
Temat: Rare Whales iIn Danger Off North Carolina
... some of the most magnificent creatures on Earth. Taking that simple precaution is the sensible and moral thing to do. Right whales should not have to die for military practice. Please...
Temat: Cape Wrath Nato exercise is 'madness'
Cape Wrath Nato exercise is 'madness' A MASSIVE MULTINATIONAL military exercise under way in the far northwest of Scotland is putting lambs, seabirds and possibly whales at risk. Around 70 aircraft and 36 ... vital to Scotland's collapsing seabird populations and is frequented by whales and dolphins. Cape Wrath's northern sea cliffs have been designated a special protection area for birds under European law. Farmers ... avoid the sea cliffs. The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) is also worried that the use of underwater sonar in the exercise could harm whales. Since February, the bodies of ... striven to achieve an appropriate balance between the needs of local people and the needs of military personnel who use this exercise to prepare for operational deployments around the globe." A...
Temat: Video: Killer Whales Blasted by U.S. Navy Sonar
making it harder for them to navigate and find food. Recent research has also suggested that underwater noise from military sonar and seismic surveys may be responsible for mass strandings of ... such work begins but, as the animals spend much of their time under water, they can be difficult to spot, particularly in bad weather. In most areas, whales and dolphins must ... Westland GeoProjects, is using microphones towed behind a ship to pick up calls from the animals to help survey teams locate them. Mark Simmonds, of the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, said: "Noise underwater is something we don't understand very well. Whales and dolphins use sound for a range of things crucial for survival. By introducing new loud noises into that environment,...
Temat: Mass dolphin stranding in Cornwall, UK
Mass dolphin stranding in Cornwall, UK On 9 June rescuers rushed to the aid of scores of dolphins at Porth Creek near Portscatho, Cornwall. Classed as the largest mass stranding of dolphins since 1981 when pilot whales were beached on the east coast, rescuers are still doing all they can to ensure no more animals strand. Local Coastguards were first alerted to the problem after a visitor at a nearby guest house noticed a flailing dolphin that appeared to have beached itself in Porth Creek. When they arrived to launch the rescue operation, many more dolphins had become stranded. It is not known what has caused this latest stranding but it is very unusual for striped dolphins to be so close inshore as they are pelagic dolphins, preferring deeper water and are rarely found in coastal areas. Some of the strandings however also included common dolphins. Many animals have died but quite a few have been saved and refloated back out to the sea which is a very positive sign. Initial post-mortem examinations of some of the dead dolphins found have so far revealed no clues ... coastline, there are various reasons to why the animals got themselves into difficulty Ă˘ÂÂ one of which could be military sonar. However it could take months before the reason is confirmed. ... with dead dolphins, both, young and old - all appearing at an initial glance to have been in good health - nothing prepares you. Whilst all involved in the rescue operation consol ourselves with the fact that many were successfully rescued and led out to open water, nothing can remove the constant questioning. Why did these dolphins mass strand? What caused a group of pelagic dolphins to come so far in shore, into dangerously shallow waters? Perhaps we will never know, however, I for one am hoping that we are able to establish ... The Royal Navy has confirmed it was conducting a live firing exercise and using sonar, hours before many of the dolphins beached themselves. The exercises involved surface ships and submarines in...
Temat: Are you a "poseur" or a "pirate"?
... Dolphins videos (and similar films as well)---and I do keep in mind there is a difference between instigating violence, and using it as defense. I definitely don't appreciate the false quotation...
Temat: Ukraine plan new dolphin facilities
Ukraine plan new dolphin facilities The Marine Connection has learned that four new marine parks are planned for the Ukraine. The construction of two facilities has already commenced with two more ... be in addition to numerous facilities already in operation within the Ukraine which keep bottlenose dolphins captured from Black Sea. Although the exportation of Black Sea bottlenose dolphins was banned in ... dolphins to proceed: Michail Ostapchuk Vice-President Regional State Administration 5 Lenina str Genichesk Ukraine email@example.com fax: +380 5534 3 23 00 Source Seems not all Ukrainians are happy about the state of things either: Ukrainian protesters oppose illegal trade in dolphins On January 16, 2008 animal protection groups protested outside the Ministry for Environmental Protection of Ukraine demanding an immediate stop to illegal trade in Black Sea bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncates ponticus), highlighting loopholes in existing legislation and corruption within the Ministry that allows these dolphin captures to continue. At a press conference held by Kiev Ecology Culture Centre, several animal protection groups accused the Ministry for Environmental Protection of issuing permits to allow dolphin captures. According to the animal protection groups the Ministry intentionally detained adoption of the Ă˘ÂśRules for capture and rehabilitation of injured and sick dolphinsĂ˘ÂÂ and marine mammals are currently being taken from the wild under the pretext of rescue and rehabilitation, but instead of being returned to the wild they are later sold to dolphinaria in the Ukraine and worldwide. In August 2007 three healthy dolphins which appeared to have been taken from the wild, were seen at a sports club belonging to the South Operative Command of Military Powers of the Ukraine. According to documents inspected, the animals are the property of Nerum Limited - a company authorised with permission to "rescue" dolphins but only those who are sick or injured. Interestingly the same company has recently commenced construction of a dolphinarium ... 10 permits to take dolphins from the wild. Despite protests from scientists and ecological organisations when these details came to light, the Ministry referred to the Commission of the Red Book ... new Minister, Mr Philipchuk, to revoke previous decisions made in relation with dolphin captures, to adopt the Ă˘ÂśRules for capture and rehabilitation of injured and sick dolphinsĂ˘ÂÂ, and to ban the use of dolphins for entertainment which violates Article 25 of the Ukrainian Law Ă˘ÂśProtection of Animals from Brutal TreatmentĂ˘Âś. The new Deputy Minister Mr Lizun, assured journalists that the new Ministry ... to stop the illegal captures and trade in Black Sea bottlenose dolphin and to comply with national and international legislation and regulations. Heorhiy H Philipchuk Ministry for Environmental Protection of the...
Temat: New Concerns about the effects of noise
Sound is incredibly important to whales and dolphins, and there are growing concerns from scientists, governments and conservation organisations over the effect powerful military sonar and other industrial noise could be having on marine wildlife. Our oceans are full of noise from shipping, exploration, drilling, construction and naval exercises, and whales and dolphins have to survive through this noise, using their own ... mammals should be commissioned by the UK Government. In the report, 13 cases of strandings of whales and dolphins were identified to have a possible link to a specific noise, mostly from naval vessels. Evidence gathered from post-mortems carried out on a number of whales that stranded during military exercises in the Canary Islands four years ago indicated the presence of gas bubbles in the animalsĂ˘ÂÂ organs, which scientists believe could be linked to powerful military sonar. Such evidence has been supported in more recent times by other similar strandings. In the most ... about any plans to play loud noises to whales or dolphins to see how they react, as this itself is a further source of noise pollution. Such research can only monitor...
Temat: Improved U-boat - nowy Mega Mod !!!
... Marhkimov's Smoke mod (data/library/particles.dat) 21-02-06; integrated Redwine's DepthCharge FX mod (data/library/particles.dat) 24-02-06; added Tikigod HiRes Dolphins ( ) 25-02-06; added totenkopf Crew Uniform Textures (Data/crew/...) 03-03-06; added BordInstrumente Hover Corrections (Interior...
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