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Dolphin Project Opposes the Beluga Permits

Dolphin Project Opposes the Beluga Permits

October 11, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ric O'Barry testifies today before the National Marine Fisheries Service against the import of eighteen captive belugas from Russia.

Marineland: One for the History Books

Marineland: One for the History Books

October 9, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Rachel Larivee from Canada reports on the historic demonstration in front of Marineland calling for the notorious facillity to be closed down.

No Successful Hunts in Taiji

No Successful Hunts in Taiji

October 7, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Sakura, our volunteer Japanese Cove Monitor, reports that no major dolphin kills occurred this weekend in Taiji.

ALERT:  Stop the Georgia Aquarium Beluga Import Scheme

ALERT:  Stop the Georgia Aquarium Beluga Import Scheme

October 3, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

The Georgia Aquarium wants to import eighteen belguas caught in the wild, but almost half the belugas kept in the aquariums supporting the permit have died in captivity.

Sakae Hemmi on Mercury in Dolphin Meat

Sakae Hemmi on Mercury in Dolphin Meat

October 1, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

One of Japan's foremost protector of dolphins and a great friend and colleague, Sakae Hemmi of Elsa Nature Conservancy, spoke recently with Elizabeth Batt about her studies of mercury in dolphin meat.

New Herd of Pilot Whales in Cove

New Herd of Pilot Whales in Cove

September 28, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Sadly, more pilot whales were herded into the Cove today, according to our volunteer Cove Monitor Sakura.

More Captive Dolphins in the Cove

More Captive Dolphins in the Cove

September 25, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our Japanese Cove Monitor Sakura tells us about the rounding up of bottlenose dolphins in Taijji, apparently just for captivity.

Dolphin Rehab Facility in the Philippines?

Dolphin Rehab Facility in the Philippines?

September 23, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Last week, when Ric was in the Philippines, he conducted an investigation of a so-called dolphin rehabilitation center.

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