Citations with the tag: DOLPHINS
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- Fine-finned friends.
Conover, Kirsten // Christian Science Monitor; 1/17/95, Vol. 87 Issue 35, p16
Deals with the author's account of an encounter with dolphins in Sarasota, Florida. INSET: `Fin' facts..
- Saving dolphins.
Conover, Kirsten // Current Events; 10/19/90, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p3
Discusses the killing of dolphins by tuna fishermen. Dolphin kills by foreign fishermen; Lowering of the United States dolphin-kill rate; `Dolphin safe' labels on tuna cans from US companies StarKist, Bumble Bee and Van Camp.
- Pink dolphins.
Leverett, Bill // Faces (07491387); May98, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p15
Presents information on pink dolphins which live off the coast of Hong Kong. Information on the Chinese white dolphin; Where pink dolphins are found; What the dolphins have adapted to; Color of the dolphins at birth.
- Dolphins: Great communicators.
Leverett, Bill // National Geographic; Oct97, Vol. 192 Issue 4, p140
Discusses how dolphins communicate. The efforts of Kathleen Dudzinski as a doctoral student in studying how dolphins communicate.
- Fake fish steer dolphins away from danger.
Coghlan, A. // New Scientist; 4/11/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1816, p18
Describes a device that can reflect dolphins' sonar signals and stop them from swimming into fishing nets. Results of field tests; How dolphins use sonar; How the device was modeled.
- Dolphin typewriter.
Presti, K.; Stover, D. // Popular Science; Mar92, Vol. 240 Issue 3, p26
Describes how researchers at Walt Disney World's Epcot Center in Orlando, Fla., have designed a giant `typewriter' that may help them communicate with a pair of bottlenose dolphins named Bob and Toby. When a dolphin nose breaks an infrared beam across the opening of a tube, the key is...
- Our love of dolphins has turned into a questionable affair.
Riley, David; Faulkner, Douglas // Smithsonian; Jan93, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p58
Looks at the dolphin, who can win over hearts when they perform, but critics believe it is cruel to keep them in captivity. Performing dolphins booming business; Animal-rights advocates initiating lawsuits banning the practice of keeping marine mammals in captivity; Violations of animal care...
- Six tricks for stubborn dolphin.
Poveromo, George // Salt Water Sportsman; Apr97, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p74
Presents tricks on how to catch a dolphin. Use of different lure or bait specifically designed for the dolphins; Use of sink and swim approach; Bombing method; Ways of making a bomb; Creation of irregular sound to catch the attention of the dolphin.
- Not Extinct!
Poveromo, George // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 10/8/2007, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p3
A photograph of a rare baiji dolphin found in the Yangtze River in China is presented.
- Swimming with dolphins: Cruel or harmless?
Poveromo, George // Current Events; 3/8/93, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p3
Discusses the experience of tourists swimming with dolphins and questions whether or not it is safe for dolphins. Some people object to holding dolphins in captivity; Object to Americans opinion that its okay to dominate animals and manipulate them; More.
- The Pink Dolphin.
Perez, Morgan // Jack & Jill; Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p14
The article offers information on the pink dolphins of Brazil.
- Dolphin tale.
Perez, Morgan // National Geographic World; Apr88, Issue 152, p3
Researchers at Marine World Africa USA in Vallejo, Calif., are studying a family of dolphins--two young males and their mothers--to answer questions about their communication and emotions. INSET: Signs and symbols..
- An Irish tall tail.
Perez, Morgan // National Geographic World; Feb93, Issue 210, p18
Gives details on Fungie, a dolphin who lives in Dingle Bay in southwestern Ireland. Size; Love of people; Playful ways; Fame.
- What is killing the Atlantic's dolphins?
Perez, Morgan // Newsweek; 8/24/87, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p51
More than 200 dead or moribund dolphins have washed up on beaches from New Jersey to Virginia since early July. A team of dolphin experts is trying to find out why; the scientists suspect a viral or bacterial agent, but have not ruled out pollution as the culprit. So far, necropsies show the...
- Another dolphin calf dies in Edmonton.
Champion, Chris // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 8/12/96, Vol. 23 Issue 35, p42
Relates that the the animal rights group Zoocheck Canada demanded that the West Edmonton Mall release its four captive dolphins. Reason for the request; Comments of a mall spokesperson; Types of dolphins at the mall, as of September 1996.
- Dolphins catch a wave.
Myers, Jack // Highlights for Children; Oct93, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p34
Investigates why dolphins and seals are able to swim so easily. Experiments by Terrie Williams in Hawaii; Dolphins' cruising speed; Why dolphins tag along in ships' wakes; How Terrie found out how fast the dolphins were spending energy. INSET: Faster than a speeding dolphin?.
- Dolphin alert.
Myers, Jack // New Scientist; 2/13/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1860, p11
Focuses on a report commissioned by Greenpeace on the sharp increase in dead dolphins washing up on the Atlantic coasts of Britain and France. Hypotheses reached by Franck Charreire, author of the report; Number of strandings in the Bay of Biscay and off Devon and Cornwall.
- South Carolina Anglers Assist Researchers in Dolphin Study.
Myers, Jack // Salt Water Sportsman; Dec2003, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p41
Reports on the assistance given by South Carolina anglers to the South Carolina Dolphin Tagging Study that examined dolphins as of December 2003.
- Sarasota's resident dolphins.
Holler, Janis Frawley // Sarasota Magazine; Mar94, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p52
Focuses on the study of dolphins by the Chicago Zoological Society in conjunction with the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida. Study of dolphin behavior by Randall Wells; Information learned about the dolphin community in the bay; Social groups of the dolphins; Dangers faced by the...
- Flipper over easy.
G.S. // Earth Island Journal; Fall95, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the decimation of dolphin population off the coastal town in Peru due to the muchame trade.
- Demob dolphins back in the ranks.
Kiernan, Vincent // New Scientist; 6/29/96, Vol. 150 Issue 2036, p5
Reports that three bottlenose dolphins who were released into the wild are back with their US Navy handlers after health concerns. Military responsibilities of the dolphins; Malnutrition concerns.
- Mackerel lured dolphins to certain death.
Bonner, John // New Scientist; 1/22/94, Vol. 141 Issue 1909, p6
Reports on the death of dolphins in Great Britain. Absence of evidence of highly infectious morbillivirus in the dolphin carcasses; Presence of evidence of injuries consistent with being caught up in nets; Role of mackerel and pilchard in the dolphins' death.
- Tangled up in blue.
Bossley, Mike // Nature Australia; Summer2004, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p80
Offers observation on entanglements of some dolphins in Adelaide, South Australia. Common cause of entanglement; Information on the special unit established to solve the problem of entanglements; Way to reduce dolphin entanglements.
- Judge Rules on South Carolina Dolphin Law.
Bossley, Mike // Salt Water Sportsman; Oct2003, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p43
Reports on the ruling of Circuit Judge Victor Rawl on a South Carolina law setting limits on the commercial harvest of dolphin.
- Monterey dolphins.
Bossley, Mike // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; Jan/Feb94, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p51
Describes the Earthwatch project led by Daniela Maldini Feinholz (Monterey Bay Coastal Dolphin Project), on what has caused the influx of bottlenose dolphins into Monterey Bay, which supports common and Pacific white-sided dolphins and harbor porpoises. Related interests; Dates; Staging area; Cost.
- Monterey dolphins.
Bossley, Mike // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p56
Describes the Earthwatch project of Daniela Maldina Feinholz (Monterey Bay Coastal Dolphin Project), into the number of dolphins in Monterey Bay, California, dive duration, travel rate and age and identification of individual dolphins. Field conditions; Related interests; Dates; Staging area; Cost.
- Bush administration betrays dolphins.
Bossley, Mike // Earth Island Journal; Fall90, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p12
Reports on Federal District Court Judge Thelton Henderson's ruling criticizing the American government for its failure to prevent the slaughter of dolphins by foreign tuna fleets. Grant of preliminary injunction to Earth Island and Marine Mammal Fund for tuna import embargoes; Endangerment of...
- `Dolphins are literally dying to amuse us'.
White, Ben // Earth Island Journal; Fall90, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p13
Comments on the capture of dolphins for entertainment. Use of the dolphins for entertainment; Dangers faced by dolphins in captivity; Call on individuals to help protect and save the dolphins.
- Swimming with trouble.
Seideman, David // Audubon; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p77
Focuses on the dangers of feeding and swimming with wild dolphins. Discussion on Panama City Beach, dolphin feeding for spring break revelers; Comments from Jeff Brown, a marine biologist and part of a National Marine Fisheries Service team that visited Panama City Beach; Dangers of feeding...
- Flipper or Rambo?
Seideman, David // Science Teacher; May2003, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the role of dolphins as one of the U.S. military's underwater security forces. Sonar capability of dolphins; Ability to detect objects buried three to four inches deep in sediment and relay the information back to human.
- Chicken of the sea?
Linden, Eugene // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 03/04/96, Issue 10, p77
Focuses on the attempts of dolphin-lovers to amend the United States Marine Mammal Protection Act, which forbade imports of tuna caught using nets to encircle dolphins. Number of dolphins which were killed before the act was implemented; Impact of the act on American fishermen; Reference to a...
- Dolphin news.
G.S. // Earth Island Journal; Summer93, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p7
Reports on developments concerning dolphins as of summer 1993. Decrease in the number of dolphin deaths at the hands of tuna boats in 1992; Successful return to native waters of Flipper, a 12-year-old bottlenosed dolphin who has survived for over a year in an outdoor tank at Sao Paulo, Brazil;...
- Hundreds of dolphins dying in UK waters.
G.S. // Ecologist; Apr2003, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p10
Reveals the total number of dolphins washed ashore in Devon and Cornwall in England during the first six weeks of 2003. Signs of dolphins having struggled in fishing nets; Action taken by the Wildlife Trust in response to the incident.
- Monterey dolphins.
G.S. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; May/Jun94, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p60
Describes the Earthwatch project led by Daniela Maldini Feinholz (Monterey Bay Coastal Dolphin Project), in a thorough survey of the Monterey dolphins at Monterey Bay, California. Field conditions; Related interests; Dates; Staging area; Costs.
- Endangered Chinese river dolphins suffer loss.
G.S. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; May/Jun96, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p6
Reports on the death of a female dolphin in the Yangtze River in China in January 1996. Efforts of EarthCorps volunteers and researcher Wang Ding to rescue endangered dolphins in the river; Seminar hosted by China's Fisheries Bureau to strengthen dolphin protection strategies; Proposed reserves...
- Looking for big pink.
Morell, Virginia // International Wildlife; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p26
Presents information on the Amazon River pink dolphin in South America. Reference to Vera M.F. da Silva, Amazon Brazilian biologist; Information on the pink dolphin population; Detailed information how the pink dolphin survives. INSET: River dolphins: A status report..
- For Flipper fans.
Bennefield, Robin M. // U.S. News & World Report; 5/20/96, Vol. 120 Issue 20, p75
Mentions three dolphin-related items suggested for children by the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The books `Dolphin's First Day' and `Bottlenose Dolphins'; Video called `Talbot Dolphins and Orcas.'
- Wild Dolphin societies.
Bennefield, Robin M. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p69
Describes an Earthwatch research project on dolphins led by Dr. Randall Wells at Sarasota Bay in Florida.
- DOLPHINS FROM Down Under.
Zajac, Linda // Hopscotch; Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p10
This article presents information on a beach in western Australia, in a town called Monkey Mia where tourists can see and swim in the shallow clear water with dolphins.
- A Day with the Dolphins.
Dilmore, Angie Kay // Hopscotch; Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p22
This article presents information on Dolphin Encounters, a natural sea water dolphin habitat located on Blue Lagoon Island, near Nassau, Bahamas, whose goal is to give tourists an opportunity to learn more about dolphins and teach people how special the dolphins are.
- Dolphins pay a high price for hand-outs...
Anderson, Ian // New Scientist; 10/15/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1947, p5
Reports on the death of several young dolphins at Monkey Mia in Western Australia due to the dependence of their mothers on food handed out by park rangers to entertain tourists. Malnourishment and vulnerability to disease and attack by predators; Role of the Department of Conservation and Land...
- ...while sick leader lures followers to their deaths.
Pearce, Fred // New Scientist; 10/15/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1947, p5
Reports on the death of fit and healthy dolphins on the western shores of Ireland for following their sick male leader. Practice of sick cetaceans of beaching themselves; Discovery of the dead Atlantic white-sided dolphins on September 19 near Ross Point in County Mayo.
- Breakthrough for dolphins: How we did it.
Phillips, David // Earth Island Journal; Summer90, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p26
Discusses developments in efforts to protect dolphins. Releasing dolphins caught in fish nets; Role of the United States in marine mammal protection; Need for world cooperation in the efforts; Dolphin-safe standards.
- Notes from the field.
LaBudde, Sam // Earth Island Journal; Summer90, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p28
Discusses developments in efforts to save and protect dolphins. Challenge of eliminating unnecessary deaths of dolphins; Approach in dolphin protection; Dispersal of responsibilities.
- Australia's dolphins need help.
G.S. // Earth Island Journal; Summer90, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p28
Reports on the need to protect dolphins in Australia. Impact of urbanization and tourism on Australia's beaches and dolphins; Hauling tourists; International pressure to halt construction of hotels.
- To protect dolphins, hold the world to the `starkist standard'.
Phillips, David; Brower, David // Earth Island Journal; Summer90, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p54
Presents an update on efforts to protect dolphins. Death toll of dolphins in the Pacific; Starkist Standard of dolphin protection; Catching of dolphins by tuna nets; Call for more vigorous dolphin protection.
- Dealing with dolphins.
Stepler, Richard // Boating; Feb97, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p42
Editorial. Presents rules for powerboaters to follow when they encounter dolphins. Background information on the Dolphin Biology Research Institute in Sarasota, Florida. Includes warning against the maneuvering of boats to get near to these animals and feeding these animals; Alertness to...
- Flipping out over freedom.
Koehl, Karla; Van Boven, Sarah // Newsweek; 1/8/1996, Vol. 127 Issue 2, p8
Focuses on Bogie and Bacall, two female dolphins who were moved in 1994 to the Sugarloaf Dolphin Sanctuary for reintroduction to the wild. Feuding over the dolphins which has occurred.
- Thriving dolphins.
Koehl, Karla; Van Boven, Sarah // New Scientist; 9/28/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1788, p19
Reports on a survey carried out by Greenpeace and the University of Barcelona that found the striped dolphin is thriving in the Mediterranean despite the viral epidemic that has wiped out hundreds of the mammals. Area studied; Number found.
- IMMP: Saving Dolphins and Whales Worldwide.
Koehl, Karla; Van Boven, Sarah // Earth Island Journal; Autumn2011, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p23
The article discusses the recent developments of International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP) that works towards stopping the capture of live dolphins and which has helped reduce killing of dolphins in Java, Indonesia.