Neanderthals ate sharks and dolphins

Neanderthals were eating fish, mussels and seals at a site in present-day Portugal, according to a new study.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
March 26, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: human-evolution archaeology neanderthals animals dolphins


'Toxic chemical cocktail' passed to baby porpoises

Potent chemicals are unwittingly passed down from mother to calf, according to a UK study.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Dec. 3, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: environment pollution oceans dolphins

Dolphins exposed to 'cocktail of pollutants' in English Channel

One of Europe's largest dolphin populations needs special protection, say scientists measuring marine pollution.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 13, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: environment pollution whales dolphins

Stranded whales: Numbers on the rise around UK shores

Diseases, fishing and plastic are some of the causes of whales and dolphins washing up on shores.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 6, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: animals wildlife whales dolphins

CEFAS scientists create first UK map of shipping 'noise'

Scientists want to evaluate the potential effects of sound "hotspots" on marine life.

By David Whiteley • bbcnews
March 4, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: whales dolphins lowestoft english-channel

What did the dolphin say to the porpoise? - BBC News

A dolphin in Scotland's Firth of Clyde may be exchanging messages with porpoises.

By Pallab Ghosh • bbcnews
Aug. 29, 2018 ~1 min

Tags:  relationships  university-of-strathclyde  dolphins  isle-of-cumbrae

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