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Scientists fear land reclamation will harm ecology of south China waters and survival of iconic white dolphin - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post
There are already around 30 projects ongoing in the Pearl River Delta, and they are all having an impact on the Chinese white dolphins – their survival and reproduction,” says Kenneth Leung Mei-yee, professor of aquatic ecology and toxicology at ...

Supercharged blood helps some dolphins dive 1000 meters - Popular Science


Popular Science
The deep dive surprised physiologist Andreas Fahlman. The species' coastal cousins in Florida typically keep their grocery runs short and shallow, usually diving no more than 10 meters. In 1965, “Tuffy” the dolphin was trained by the U.S. Navy to dive ...

Bugs and Birds: New Residents of a Greener Madrid - CityLab


CityLab
The flagship project of Madrid's quest for biodiversity is centered on the Manzanares River, a modest stream that flows across the city, and that has suffered from decades of bad ideas. In the 1950s, urban planners built seven floodgates along the ...

Indus River Dolphin (Platanista minor)

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Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)
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Description and photos of Dwarf Palmetto.