Environmental Groups Challenge Offshore Gas Exploration by Greece
Environmental groups in Greece have challenged the decision to start gas exploration west and southwest of Crete, saying that dangers to the marine environment have not been adequately assessed. Greenpeace, WWF, and the Pelagos Cetological Research Institute have been attempting...
200 Stranded Whales Die In Australia
On Thursday, wildlife specialists saved 32 of the 230 whales that had been discovered stranded on Tasmania, an island state in Australia, the previous day. According to the Tasmanian Department of Natural Resources and Environment, it was assumed Wednesday that...
Greece Suspends Seismic Surveys After Whale Strandings
Greece will temporarily stop seismic surveys in the Ionian Sea near the island of Corfu after a spate of whale strandings were recorded on the island's shores, the Greek Environment Ministry stated on Thursday. While not confirmed, experts believe that...
Mystery Over Whales Stranded in Corfu, Greece
Two beaked whales that were stranded on a beach in Corfu, Greece on Sunday were eventually freed unhurt by volunteers. Conservation charities WWF Greece and Arion have posted photos of whales lying on a beach on social media saying that...
Rare Sight of Stranded Whale in Greece
A beaked whale that was stranded on a beach in Vouliagmeni, near Athens, Greece was rescued on Thursday, only to reappear stranded on a nearby beach in Alimos hours later on Friday. Experts state that the prognosis for the whale,...
Iconic White Sperm Whale Spotted Off Jamaica
A white sperm whale was spotted off the coast of Jamaica on Tuesday in an extremely rare sighting. Sperm whales are typically grey or black, and a white sperm whale is exceedingly rare to come across. Hal Whitehead, who studies...
Stunning Footage of a Sperm Whale Family Captured in Greece
Stunning footage of a sperm whale family joyfully playing in Greece's Ionian Sea was captured by the Pelagos Cetacean Research Institute.