13 baby gray whales and 55 dolpins found dead on West Coast — “Rash of dead humpback whales in Oregon” — “Corpses of sea lions, birds, sea turtles decomposing” — Mysterious deaths probed by gov’t — “Fear for whales encountering ‘radiation hot spots’… Volunteers trained about dangers of radiation” (VIDEOS)

Friday, April 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com
April 3rd, 2015

New Mexico State University’s Frontera NorteSur, Mar 15, 2015 (emphasis added): What’s Killing Baja’s Marine Animals? — Dead gray whales and dolphins. Corpses of sea lions, birds and sea turtles decomposing on the beach. Since the beginning of the year, the coasts of Baja California have been the scene of multiple discoveries of dead marine animals. The latest find was reported last week… 55 dead dolphins and 4 sea lions… [A gov’t agency wants to] probe the reasons for the mysterious deaths. In mid-January… 550 dead sea birds and 4 dead sea lions near San Felipe. Another zone of mystery surrounds the Laguna Ojo de Liebre… where 150 dead sea turtles were discovered at the end of January. About two weeks earlier, 14 lifeless gray whales (13 babies and 1 adult) and 16 dead sea turtles were found in the same area… Mexican authorities hypothesized that sea turtles… could be succumbing to hypothermia triggered by cold fronts [and] baby gray whales were dying from lack of nourishment… The cetaceans migrate to Baja California from northern Pacific waters every winter.

AP, Feb. 1, 2015: Cold temperatures are suspected of killing some 150 sea turtles found in a lagoon of Mexico’s Baja California… the federal environmental protection agency said… it would be difficult to determine the exact cause of death… The agency said… investigators also would try to determine whether some sort of contamination might have played a role. In mid-January, federal inspectors found the bodies of 14 gray whales.

Fox News, Jan 15, 2015: Four sea lions and 550 birds found dead on the coast… of Baja California probably died as a consequence of climate change, Mexico’s Profepa environmental protection agency said…. “Changes in the ocean water temperature are forcing schools of fish to swim deeper”…

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