Blog: Trade in Live Dolphins
This week, will JAZA leave WAZA, or will JAZA stop subsidizing the Taiji dolphin slaughter?
Recently, Korean activists backed by Earth Island Institute Philippines held a press conference opposing the trafficking in beluga whales.
For our Save Japan Dolphins Campaign, we've issued a media release to the Japanese media about WAZA suspending the membership of JAZA because of their use of the bloody Taiji dolphin hunts to catch dolphins for captivity.
Responding to pressure from Earth Island and other groups, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has finally kicked out the Japan Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA) for violations of WAZA's animal cruelty code.
John Hargrove, star of Blackfish and author of Beneath the Surface, visited us at Earth Island, and here is what he had to say about SeaWorld in this exclusive interview.
In the ongoing case of the import of 18 wild-caught beluga whales from Russia, here is our press release.
In Thailand, a proposed dolphinarium for Phuket is in trouble, thanks to environmental opposition, government concerns, and funding issues.
For 2015, we have ten priorities for Earth Island's work to protect whales and dolphins all around the world.