The New York TimesBy NATALIE ANGIER Published: May 20, 2008 I was about to meet a walrus for the first time in my life, and I felt fabulous. After all, Ronald J. Schusterman of the University of California, Santa Cruz, who has studied them for years, had assured me over the phone that to meet … Continue reading Who Is the Walrus?
Updated at 3:13 p.m., Saturday, May 3, 2008Honolulu Advertiser Early yesterday morning NOAA Fisheries dispatched a team of recovery experts to follow up on reports of an abandoned monk seal pup in a remote area on Kaua’i. Spokeswoman Wende Goo said that when the team arrived they found the pup alone on the beach and … Continue reading Abandoned monk seal pup brought to Oahu from Kauai
Wednesday, May 7, 2008Honolulu Advertiser A baby Hawaiian monk seal abandoned by its mother on Kaua’i is eating well and maintaining its weight, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said yesterday. The team caring for the newborn seal said he remains in stable condition, said Wende Goo, a NOAA spokeswoman. “He’s moving around and pooping … Continue reading Abandoned seal pup eating well
By Brianne Randle – KOHN Channel 2 At only twenty-four hours old, this pup was living the island life. Just him and his mom. “At first when we put them together they touched nose to nose, and we were hoping that there would be that bond there,” says David Schofield, Marine Mammal Response Coordinator. That … Continue reading Hawaiian Monk Seal Pup Rescued
by Stacy Loe – firstname.lastname@example.org May 05, 2008 06:22 PM The youngest monk seal pup ever rescued from the wild is being cared for by Hawaii marine experts on Oahu. They are giving the newborn a 50 percent chance of survival. He’s vocal but still very weak. This baby monk seal, just 5 days old … Continue reading Abandoned Monk Seal Pup in Peril
The Canadian Press MONTREAL — The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization will assess the impact of bottom trawling on several fishing grounds outside Canada’s 200-mile limit and close them if it finds the fishing method harms vulnerable sea life, the fisheries management group announced Wednesday. Environmentalists at a NAFO meeting in Montreal praised the decision after … Continue reading Fisheries body to assess bottom trawling and possibly restrict practice