More on the Tailwalking Port River Bottlenose Dolphins

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More on the Tailwalking Port River Bottlenose Dolphins by Steve Reynolds After reading my recent article about Adelaide’s Marineland Dolphins,  ‎Dan Monceaux made the following comment: – “According to Mike Bossley of WDC (Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society), at least one of the Marineland dolphins was released into the wild […]

Wandering Albatross Return to Macquarie Island

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Wandering Albatross Return to Macquarie Island by Steve Reynolds It was recently reported that several wandering albatross nests had been discovered on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island for the first time in years. Pairs of the albatross were nesting in their  highest numbers in over a decade over summer. Ten nests were […]

Adelaide’s Marineland Dolphins

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Adelaide’s Marineland Dolphins by Steve Reynolds Adelaide had a marine park called Marineland between 1969 and 1988. It was located at West Beach. The park closed in 1988 “amid mounting opposition to keeping animals for public entertainment”. I had probably visited the park a couple of times over the 19 […]

Scientists’ plan to replenish marine life by 2050

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(As published in the May 2020 newsletter of the Scuba Divers Federation of South Australia) UN Sustainable Development Goal number 14 aims to “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”. Scientists have now put a 30-year plan together to achieve that aim. These scientists […]