Blog: Recent posts
SeaWorld has lost its bid to consolidate two lawsuits in federal court and move the trial to their home base in Orlando, Florida. Score ONE for the captive orcas!
SeaWorld's advertising campaign is not working at all.
Our friend Susan Casey, best-selling author, has come out with a new book about dolphins, entitled Voices in the Ocean, which features Earth Island staff and our adventures.
Our monitoring staff report on Dolphin Safe tuna from Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The lawsuit over importing 18 wild-caught beluga whales from Russia is coming to a climax.
Lawrence Makili reports from the Solomon Islands on some new events that give hope for the dolphins.
UPDATE: Hearing Postponed. SeaWorld is trying to expand its concrete tanks for orcas in San Diego, but they should invest their money in retiring the orcas from circus act performances and instead transfer the orcas to bigger sea pens. The California Coastal Commission is holding a hearing on the issue, and they can deny permission for the expansion.
A long-time leader of the captivity industry is seeking to obtain sea lions from California that can be rehabilitated and released, and instead wants to buy them for a life in captivity.