Blog: Captivity Industry
Ric O'Barry inspects the Taiji Whale Museum (in disguise), observing Angel and her confinement. She's alive, but an angel living in hell.
Get your tickets for the Orca Freedom Concert, featuring Heart and Joan Jett, coming up on Earth Day in Seattle. Proceeds benefit orca research and preservation organizations, including Earth Island Institute's International Marine Mammal Project.
Just before the Christmas holidays, SeaWorld posted a full-page newspaper ad, stating a number of things about captive orcas that are, frankly, rubbish.
Urge WAZA to enforce their Code of Ethics and expel the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA) from their organization. Sign the new petition by our Japanese colleagues!
Ono: "The way you are insisting on a big celebration of killing so many Dolphins...will make the children of the world hate the Japanese."
Muscians are canceling their gigs at SeaWorld in response to a grassroots movement to protest the inhumane captivity of orcas and dolphins.
Matt Sorum of Kings of Chaos band talks about the dolphin hunts in Taiji.
Our Cove Monitor Cynthia Fernandez describes the death of a captive and conditions of captivity in Taiji for many dolphins, destined to spend the rest of their lives in small tanks doing stupid tricks for the public.