Tim Barlass Swimming with a dolphin may sound like a magical experience - but scientists say life seldom turns out well for solitary dolphins that seek human company.
More than 40 bottlenose dolphins were killed during an annual hunt in Japan, the conservation group Sea Shepherd said, four days after US ambassador Caroline Kennedy criticised the slaughter.
Andrew Darby Blood flowed from beneath a shoreside tent as dolphins were killed at Taiji, Japan, on Tuesday.
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.
Esther Han That familiar dolphin sticker slapped on tuna cans for two decades worked. The global dolphin-friendly campaign has seen the death rates of dolphins captured in fishing gear plunge by 99 per cent,...
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.
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.
Peru is urging people to stay away from Pacific beaches because of continuing discoveries of dead pelicans and dolphins.
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.
Rose Powell A great white shark has caught in the Bondi Beach nets measured 2.15m
Peter Hannam The world’s oceans need expanded regions where fishing is barred to help preserve fragile ecosystems and protect them from “a silent storm” driven by climate change.
Elise Burgess, Eleanor Nurse These days when it comes to how our food is produced, the question is no longer "how much do you know about where it comes from?" but, "how much do you want to know?"
Philip Sherwell A 26-year-old chimpanzee who lives in a cage is having his day in court, as activists pursue a landmark lawsuit for him to be the first animal to be declared a person - with the same rights as humans...
Coral Davenport In an effort to protect diverse habitats of coral reefs, whales, dolphins, sharks, sea turtles and numerous fish species from commercial fishing and other activities, President Barack Obama announced...
Coral Davenport US President Barack Obama reveals plans for a two million square-kilometre sanctuary in the Pacific as Australia comes under criticism for the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef from a Hollywood...
A marine biologist says that his university does not know the whereabouts of a dead two-headed dolphin photographed on a beach in western Turkey.