(SEA SHEPHERD/WHALE WARS) The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society announced Friday that they are returning to the Southern Ocean Sanctuary this December with the launch of Operation Divine Wind to protect the great whales from Japan's hunting fleet. Sea Shepherd, an international non-profit and marine wildlife conservation organization, is mobilizing in response to Japanese news sources that have confirmed that the country's whaling fleet will resume hunting for the protected animals at the end of the year. Read on for more information about the organization's upcoming campaign. — Global Animal
Many creatures seem to have magical abilities, and the mimic octopus is no exception. In the blink of an eye this creature can go from looking like an average octopus to looking like a flat fish, or a sea snake. Watch the video to see the fascinating transformations!
(DOLPHIN SCIENCE) Ever wonder why we suffer from the bends when diving into deep waters but other mammals such as dolphins don't? Though dolphins often avoid the bends, they can be susceptible to it around beach areas. Read on to learn how dolphins are able to naturally reach great depths and why they sometimes beach themselves. — Global Animal
(SEA/SHARKS) — Flush your antibiotics? Stop! Leftover medicines have been finding their way to the ocean and the sharks living there and are causing drug-resistant bacteria to evolve and multiply. — Global Animal