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Kimberly Durham

A Risso's dolphin rescued from a sandbar near Oak Beach. (credit: Riverhead Foundation/Facebook)

Riverhead Foundation Rescues Dolphin From Sandbar Near Oak Beach

The Risso’s dolphin is a 9-foot, 600-pound female. Staff from the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation made the rescue Thursday near Oak Beach with help from the Coast Guard.

06/07/2013

Dolphin in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn - Jan. 25, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Necropsy Reveals Dolphin That Died In Gowanus Canal Had String Of Health Problems

The male dolphin was hampered by kidney stones, gastric ulcers and parasites, according to Kimberly Durham of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

01/28/2013

Humpback Whale

2 Whales Found Beached On East Hampton Shore

Two whales were found beached Sunday on separate stretches on the shores of East Hampton.

01/13/2013

A loggerhead turtle caught in Brooklyn (credit: The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation/Facebook)

30-Pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle Caught Off Canarsie Pier

The turtle has been taken to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation where veterinarians will try to remove a hook that has become lodged in the animal’s esophagus.

08/30/2012

A whale is seen on the beach - Atlantic Beach, NY - Jun 9, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Large Whale Washes Ashore In Atlantic Beach, Long Island; Likely Hit By Passing Ship

A finback whale that washed up dead on a New York beach likely was killed when it was hit by a passing ship.

06/09/2011