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Victory and Defeat at the IWC

Friday, 19 September 2014, 4:35 pm | Liz Slooten

New Zealand’s delegation at the International Whaling Commission has been working hard this week, to stop whaling. The NZ-led resolution on scientific whaling won, with 35 countries voting for, 20 against and 5 abstentions. More >>

Experts Appalled at Oil Survey Threat to Maui Dolphin

Monday, 14 July 2014, 1:48 pm | Liz Slooten

Monday 14 July 2014: Following yesterday’s rally at John Key’s electorate office in Kumeu, international dolphin experts are appalled that that the Government has allowed seismic oil surveys to occur in the protected area for the world’s smallest ... More >>

Northland Whales and Dolphins at Risk From Statoil

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 5:34 pm | Liz Slooten

Today marine mammal expert Dr Liz Slooten of Otago University expressed concerns over dangers to whales and dolphins from sonar and seismic exploration for deep sea oil in Statoil’s permit zone off Northland. More >>

Oil Exploration in Maui Dolphin Protection Zone

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 3:53 pm | Liz Slooten

Released Map Show Oil Exploration in Maui Dolphin Protection Zone Last Week A map released today tracks the route of oil exploration ship Duke just off the coast of Patea and Whanganui which runs over Maui’s dolphin habitat, and the protected area ... More >>

Liz Slooten: Inconvenient Truths About Dolphins

Wednesday, 24 October 2007, 2:16 pm | Liz Slooten

Plans to protect Hector’s and Maui’s dolphins have led to some unusual claims in the media in the last week or two. Having studied these dolphins since 1984, we thought we should answer some of these claims. More >>


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