Blog

Blog: Captivity Industry

An Apology to uShaka Marine Park

An Apology to uShaka Marine Park

December 20, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

It looks like the information we had on the party at uShaka Marine Park in South Africa was wrong, and so Ric apologizes to the Park.

Saving Marcos: One Day at a Time

Saving Marcos: One Day at a Time

December 3, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

In Almerimar, Spain, the local grassroots volunteer group PROMAR is successfully raising a young striped dolphin, Marcos, to be released back into the sea, despite many looming roadblocks.

More Hope and Faith

More Hope and Faith

November 10, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

For three days, the dolphin hunters have failed to find any dolphins, as our volunteer Cove Monitor Kerry O'Brien reports on her last day in Taiji.

At the Taiji Whale Museum

At the Taiji Whale Museum

November 8, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

No dolphins killed in the Cove, so our volunteer Cove Monitor Terry O'Brien went to see captive dolphins in the notorious Taiji Whale Museum.

Return to Taiji and Slaughter

Return to Taiji and Slaughter

November 7, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Tia Butt, our returning volunteer Cove Monitor, reports on the slaughter of a pod of Risso's Dolphins in Taiji.

Heading for Home

Heading for Home

October 28, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Bad weather means safety for dolphins, as volunteer Cove Monitor Ruth Williams reports on her final day in Taiji.

A Safe Day for Our Friends

A Safe Day for Our Friends

October 27, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ruth Williams, our Cove Monitor in Taiji, reports good news for dolphins in the ocean, but the plight of captive dolphins is heartbreaking.

Dolphin Project Objects to Payments at Hearing

Dolphin Project Objects to Payments at Hearing

October 26, 2012 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ric O'Barry and the Dolphin Project are calling for an investigation by the US Attorney General and the NOAA General Counsel of the payment to people to stand in line for hours and attend the public hearing of the Georgia Aquarium's permit to import eighteen captive beluga whales from Russia.

Share |