NPWS Media release: 28 March 2012
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) are gearing up for the annual whale migration as major whale disentanglement training exercise gets underway at the Spit at Middle Head early tomorrow morning.
Scientists say 32 dolphins taken from Louisiana's Barataria Bay were in overall poor health, though they say their studies don't yet definitely tie the illnesses to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
Does a killer whale instinctively know how to avoid oil spilled on the surface of its watery home? At the time of the Exxon Valdez oil spill twenty-three years ago, scientists and oil spill experts presumed that the answer was “yes.”