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Importing Wild Beluga Whales for Captivity

March 17, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

In the ongoing case of the import of 18 wild-caught beluga whales from Russia, here is our press release.

Making Sure Tuna is Dolphin Safe

March 11, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Earth Island's International Dolphin Safe Monitoring Program saves the lives of 80,000 to 100,000 dolphins each year.  Here's how.

Cove Catch of Bottlenose Dolphins Down 80%

March 9, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Read our Cove Report on the Sept. 2014 to Feb. 2015 season of dolphin hunting in Taiji, Japan, where catch of bottlenose dolphins is down 80% from last year.

SeaWorld Take Note: Ringling Retiring Elephants

March 5, 2015 by Laura Bridgeman

Ringling is retiring elephants. Why can't SeaWorld retire orcas, dolphins and belugas?

SeaWorld Attempts to Muzzle Scientists

March 3, 2015 by Laura Bridgeman

Dr. Thomas White speaks out against SeaWorld's attempt to block the recording of a recent conference panel.

SeaWorld Continues Sinking

March 2, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

SeaWorld continues to sink, with both attendance and income down substantially for their 4th quarter.

Bills to Ban Cetacean Captivity Stall in WA and CA

February 25, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Legislation to ban dolphin and whale captivity in the state of Washington and to phase out orca captivity in California have stalled and need support.

Map: Global Laws Concerning Captivity

February 23, 2015 by Laura Bridgeman

A one-of-a-kind map of the world's regulations (or lack thereof) for cetacean captivity.

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