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WAZA Could Stop the Slaughter

WAZA Could Stop the Slaughter

September 6, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) could end the dolphin hunts in Taiji, if they took action to stop the practice of subsidizing the slaughter by their member aquariums.

Beluga Import Permit DENIED!

Beluga Import Permit DENIED!

August 6, 2013 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

The US National Marine Fisheries Service has denied the Georgia Aquarium a permit to import 18 beluga whales caught in the wild in Russia.

EcoJoia is Back and Better than Ever!

EcoJoia is Back and Better than Ever!

July 24, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our store Ecojoia is back in business and better than ever!

EU Demo a Big Success!

EU Demo a Big Success!

July 1, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ric O'Barry reports on a great demonstration in Brussels before the European Union offices, urging an end to dolphins in captivity in Europe.

Japan Dolphins Day 2013

Japan Dolphins Day 2013

June 10, 2013 by Laura Bridgeman

Earth Island's Save Japan Dolphins Campaign teams up with Save Misty the Dolphin for JDD 2013!

New German Documentary on Captivity

New German Documentary on Captivity

May 13, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

A new German documentary draws the connection between the captive industry and the Taiji dolphin slaughter.

Help End the Cruel Captures of Dolphins!

Help End the Cruel Captures of Dolphins!

April 29, 2013 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Help stop the captures of wild dolphins and belugas by signing our petition to the Obama Administration's Secretaries of State and Commerce.

Pat Derby: Lions and Tigers and Elephants

Pat Derby: Lions and Tigers and Elephants

April 16, 2013 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our friend Pat Derby, defender of elephants and founder of the best sanctuary in the world for exotic animals, died recently.  We will miss her.

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