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Australia: Australian Humpback Dolphins Discovered


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a new dolphin species in Australian waters – the Australian Humpback Dolphin.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/new-humpback-dolphin-discovered-off-australia.htm

2011 Review: New Species Still Being Discovered


It seems incredible, that even now, new species of living organisms are still being discovered by science. Perhaps you would be forgiven for thinking that only very small creatures and some plants are all that remains to be discovered. However, there are large organisms being found as well.

In Australia, a new species of dolphin was recorded.

However, it is not all good news, with some species becoming extinct as well.

Read more at:
http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1226-new_species_review_2011.html

BP and Dolphin Deaths


The following link is to an article that looks into mass dolphin deaths as a result of the massive BP oil spill in the USA. There is also a link to an online petition.

For more visit:
http://www.care2.com/causes/environment/blog/scientists-link-mass-dolphin-deaths-to-bp-oil-spill/