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France forced to rescue dolphins from trawlers

Hundreds of dolphins wash the water Atlantic coast of France Thousands more are thought to die in fishing nets every year as environmentalists and Brussels put pressure on the government to protect marine mammals. On Wednesday, Allen Bougrin-Dubourg, head of the Bird Protection League (LPO), said he would write to President Emmanuel Macron that “it’s

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Girl dies in shark attack after trying to swim with dolphins

Tiger shark swims dangerously close to vacationers Officials had to close Mallaloo Beach in Perth, Western Australia, for the second time in a week on Monday, Jan. 9, after a tiger shark was spotted offshore. Check out this drone video. 16-year-old girl dies after she was mauled by a shark while swimming in swan river

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Safe areas for the conservation of endangered dolphins

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday ordered the creation of conservation areas along the Mekong River to protect endangered dolphins after three of them were killed by fishing nets and lines last month. Irrawaddy dolphins, known for their bulging foreheads and short beaks, once swam much of the mighty Mekong, but in recent decades

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