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Baby dolphins are washing up dead along US Golf Coast at 10 times the normal rate

Researchers agreed that baby dolphins are washing up dead along the oil-soaked US Gulf Coast at more than 10 times the normal rate in the first birthing season since the BP oil spill disaster. 17 baby dolphin corpses have been found along the shorelines of

February 23, 2011

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Thousands of ducks and geese found dead along Lake Erie and Maumee River

Wildlife officials say they have no idea what is killing thousands of ducks and geese along Lake Erie and the Maumee River. Infected birds simply throw their heads back and lose their motor skills before they die. No one knows how far it could spread. "This may...

February 22, 2011

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Stranded whales feared dead in New Zealand's Stewart Island

More than 100 pilot whales are dead after a stranding on Stewart Island.A pod of 107 whales was found beached at Mason Bay on the island by two tourists on Saturday. The pair, who had tramped into Mason Bay hut on the west coast of the island on Saturday, found the

February 21, 2011

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Mass deaths of blackbirds in the Crimea, Ukraine

Dozens of the migratory birds have been found dead on the Kamyshovskoye highway in Sevastopol, along Kazachya Bay and in other coastal areas, ITAR-Tass reported Saturday.Ornithologist Alexander Grinchenko of the Ukrainian Society for the Protection of Birds said

February 21, 2011

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5 million aquatic animals die at Mara river in Kenya

The National Environmental Management Authority (Nema), Public Health Ministry and Kenya Wildlife Service are investigating the deaths of fish in Mara River. Conservationists suspect the deaths that started last week might have been caused by agro chemicals from farms,

February 20, 2011