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Hawaiian spinner dolphins need sheltered bays for rest

April 28th, 2015

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Spinner dolphins found off the Kona Coast, Hawai’i Island need sheltered bays for rest and protection from predators, researchers from Murdoch University and Duke University have found.

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Call to protect spinner dolphins in Hawaii

December 23rd, 2014

A team of researchers have called for urgent action to be taken to protect wild spinner dolphins from the effects of tourism in Hawaii.

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Measuring impacts of coastal development on humpback whale resting grounds

October 28th, 2014

A collaborative research project is measuring the possible impacts of coastal development on female humpback whales and their calves as they take rest breaks in sheltered waters along Western Australia’s north-west coast.

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Assessing threats to Hawai'i's spinner dolphins

January 23rd, 2014

Researchers have completed the most extensive study of the Hawai’i Island spinner dolphin population to date, with the data to be used to inform the local management agency.

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Citizen science, there's an app for that!

November 28th, 2013

Do you have a smart phone? If so, you’re only a few taps away from contributing to international environmental research, thanks to a new app unveiled today.

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Social media used to collect information on marine wilderness

May 24th, 2012

An innovative project will use social media to collect information on one of the world's last great marine wildernesses.

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