Ocean pollutants 'have negative effect on male fertility'

Harbour porpoises exposed to PCBs had shrunken testicles, suggesting sperm and fertility effects.

Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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