House acts to protect endangered marine turtles, sea otters

House acts to protect marine turtles, sea otters

WASHINGTON — The southern sea otter and the marine turtle would get federal assistance in their struggles to survive under bills the House passed Tuesday.

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Tiny East Timor seeks help to conserve vast whale, dolphin hotspot

Timor seeks help to protect whale, dolphin hotspot

DILI, East Timor — The government of East Timor says it plans to establish a national park to protect a bounty of dolphins and whales — some of them endangered species — recently discovered mingling and feeding off the coast of Asia’s youngest country.

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WWF study says pollution threatens survival of rare Irrawaddy dolphins in Cambodia, Laos

Study: Pollution killing rare Irrawaddy dolphins

BANGKOK — Pollution in the Mekong River is putting the rare Irrawaddy dolphin in danger of disappearing from Cambodia and Laos, according to a study by an environmental group released Thursday.

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