Conservationists warned the rare Chinese white dolphins, also known as pink dolphins for their unique colour, face extinction unless urgent action against pollution and other threats is taken.
Nicky Phillips AS FAMILY traditions go, the bizarre feeding rituals of bottlenose dolphins in a remote bay off Western Australia have stood the test of time.
The deaths of two rare dolphins found tied to a block of concrete have enraged Great Barrier Reef conservationists.
Two dead dolphins have washed ashore near Queensland port city Gladstone and environmentalists fear there will be more to come.
Peru is urging people to stay away from Pacific beaches because of continuing discoveries of dead pelicans and dolphins.
SeaWorld on the Gold Coast could be next on animal activists' hit-list if a US court battle to have whales protected under human anti-slavery laws succeeds.
At least 264 dead bottlenose dolphins have washed ashore over the past three days on Peru's northern coast, officials said as they seek to discover what killed the marine animals.
Bridie Smith Port Phillip Bay's dolphins have now been confirmed as a new species - the Burrunan dolphin.
Andrew Darby THE hotly contested small cetacean kill has resumed in the Japanese coastal town of Taiji, the focus of the documentary The Cove, but dolphins' lives were spared.
Jackie Dent The water polo team has left for the night and the lights at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre have been turned off.
Andrew Darby The outcast super-trawler Margiris has found a new place to go - one of the world's most troubled jack mackerel fisheries in the South Pacific.
Nicky Phillips They are the tiniest of creatures but a team of international scientists plan to cross an ocean to study them.
Marissa Calligeros A concerning rate of "mutant toads" with extra limbs and missing eyes are being found in the industrial Queensland city of Gladstone.
Tom Arup A proposal to explore for oil and gas next to the World Heritage protected Ningaloo Reef has been blocked under national environment law.
Megan Levy A man has been attacked by a shark on the NSW north coast.
Lenore Taylor Federal cabinet will consider extra powers to impose stricter conditions on boats that use ''new fishing methods'' to vastly increase their catch.
David Wroe The controversial Abel Tasman super trawler faces a two-year ban on fishing in Australian waters under planned changes to environmental law that have been hailed by recreational fishers but will cost...
David Wroe and Jessica Wright The government’s push for a two-year ban on the controversial FV Abel Tasman supertrawler faces a stormy ride in the Parliament with the Coalition opposing the legislation and the former Labor MP...
TO REACH the FV Abel Tasman in her deep water anchorage, you need to punch a code into the security gate framed by what resembles razor wire.
Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke will have to be satisfied the Australia-bound super-trawler is safe for dolphins, sea lions and albatrosses.