Rescue underway for 100 stranded whales
Published: June 9, 2008 | 7155th good news item since 2003
A rescue mission is taking place in Madagascar to save more than 100 whales stranded on the north of the island.
About 30 of the mammals have already died.
The stranding took place near an area where a major oil company, Exxon Mobil, was carrying out seismic surveys.
The company has denied any link between its operation and the stranding, but has halted its surveying program for the time being.