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Bills to Ban Cetacean Captivity Stall in WA and CA

Bills to Ban Cetacean Captivity Stall in WA and CA

February 25, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Legislation to ban dolphin and whale captivity in the state of Washington and to phase out orca captivity in California have stalled and need support.

Miami Seaquarium Lies About Keiko to Keep Lolita

Miami Seaquarium Lies About Keiko to Keep Lolita

February 10, 2015 by Laura Bridgeman

The truth about the Keiko Release effort and why it was so successful.

Your Help Needed for Ontario Captive Orca Regs

Your Help Needed for Ontario Captive Orca Regs

February 2, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Ontario has proposed new restrictions on orcas and other captive animals, but it is not a done deal!

Miami Dolphins Sack SeaWorld

Miami Dolphins Sack SeaWorld

January 23, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins football team has ended a three year promotion with SeaWorld, further sapping corporate support from the dolphin prison.

What SeaWorld SHOULD Do

What SeaWorld SHOULD Do

January 21, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

What should SeaWorld do?  We have some ideas.

Thai Dolphinarium Delayed

Thai Dolphinarium Delayed

January 14, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

In Thailand, a proposed dolphinarium for Phuket is in trouble, thanks to environmental opposition, government concerns, and funding issues.

San Diegans Petition to Free Orca Corky at SeaWorld

San Diegans Petition to Free Orca Corky at SeaWorld

January 9, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

People in San Diego are petitioning the local government to support retiring Corky, a SeaWorld orca, to her home waters of British Columbia.

10 Priorities for Dolphin and Whale Protection in 2015

10 Priorities for Dolphin and Whale Protection in 2015

January 7, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

For 2015, we have ten priorities for Earth Island's work to protect whales and dolphins all around the world.

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