ARTICLES RELATING TO MARINE LIFE

WATCH: Mommy humpback whale rescued from fishing line tangle off St Francis coast

2019-06-26 14:36

The SA Whale Disentanglement Network in conjunction with the National Sea Rescue Institute has rescued a female Humpback whale swimming with her calf.

Putin oversees release of whales from 'jail' during phone-in

2019-06-21 09:48

Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual marathon phone-in claimed kudos for the release of whales held in cramped pens and intended for commercial aquariums.

All of a sardine, it's that time again on the KZN coast!

2019-06-13 17:41

It's that time of the year again when the KwaZulu-Natal coast shows off its impressive wildlife, as the sardine run begins.

WATCH: Cape fishermen turn their hands to science for underwater survey

2019-06-07 13:51

Fishers no longer have to wonder how many and what type of fish are in the waters of the Western Cape's Kogelberg region. They now have the information at their fingertips, thanks to a collaborative project with WWF South Africa. Watch.

WATCH: Stranded humpback whale dies in the Eastern Cape

2019-05-22 13:25

A 10.2m male humpback whale that stranded at Hickman's River in East London, has died.

WATCH: Rare coelacanth filmed off Sodwana coast

2019-05-16 16:15

A rare coelacanth – one of only a handful of catalogued individuals – has been filmed off the coast of South Africa. Watch.

WATCH: Fishermen find whale 'trained by Russian military'

2019-04-30 06:54

A white whale found wearing a harness while swimming around Norwegian fishing boats could have been trained by the Russian navy, marine experts have said.

Russia plans to free almost 100 captured whales

2019-04-07 09:43

Russian officials say that nearly 100 illegally captured whales could be returned to the wild during the summer.

PICS: Whale shark washed ashore in Kommetjie seemingly struck by boat

2019-04-02 07:37

A whale shark measuring 5m has been found beached in Kommetjie in the Western Cape.

101 sea turtles found dead on Mexican beaches

2019-03-16 07:06

Authorities in Mexico are investigating the deaths of 101 sea turtles found on beaches in six municipalities of the southern state of Guerrero.

 

WATCH: Japan whaling town hopes to keep tradition alive

2019-06-25 07:52

Japan is set to restart commercial whaling on July 1, a practice banned globally by the International Whaling Commission, after the country said it plans to withdraw from the Commission at the end of the month.

MH17 charges | Ex-Trump aide deflects questions: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-20 07:02

Russians, Ukrainian charged over MH17 | Ex-Trump aide Hicks deflects questions on Capitol Hill; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH

Ship kills large whale in Cape Town harbour

2019-06-13 16:34

City of Cape Town officials have pulled a large whale carcass from the harbour, after it was hit by a ship.

Norway salmon farms ravaged by algae bloom - authority

2019-05-26 08:49

Millions of farmed salmon have died in northern Norway due to an algae bloom that the authorities are struggling to bring under control, the Norwegian Fisheries Directorate has said.

New study proves penguins are key indicators of ocean health

2019-05-22 12:57

A new study has proven that African penguins benefit when there is a greater abundance of fish available and it can be used to inform fisheries management in future.

Turtle poos huge amounts of plastic

2019-05-16 09:52

If anything would make you reconsider your plastic use, it should be this.

Hundreds of dead dolphins wash up on French coast

2019-04-27 22:21

A record number of dead dolphins have washed up on France's Atlantic coast in recent months after being caught in fishing nets, the Pelagis observatory said.

Scientists dissect carcass of Kommetjie whale shark

2019-04-04 12:10

The cause of death of a whale shark found on Kommetjie beach has not yet been established.

Record 1 100 dolphins wash up on French shores this year

2019-03-29 10:20

France has been shaken into action after a record number of dead dolphins have washed up on the country's Atlantic coast this year, many clearly victims of industrial fishing.

WATCH: Manta rays perform in the Singapore aquarium

2019-03-15 09:42

Visitors to a Singapore aquarium can now witness first-hand the intelligence of reef manta rays – the aquarium’s largest and most iconic species – and their close bonds with aquarists (divers).

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