Blog: Captivity Industry
The lawsuit over importing 18 wild-caught beluga whales from Russia is coming to a climax.
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.
Help stop this dolphin-assisted therapy (DAT), education and entertainment facility from becoming a reality.
At last, after many years of campaigning, the aquarium industry takes action to end the sourcing of captive live dolphins from the Taiji slaughter in Japan.
Japan's Prince Akishino, 2nd in line for the throne and President of JAZA, publicly endorsed JAZA's decision to end buying dolphins from the Taiji hunts.
Take action, sign the petition.
There are two views of the dolphin issue in Japan, but one is growing stronger while the other is growing more desperate.