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Earth Island to Defend Belugas In Court Case

April 21, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Earth Island Institute and our colleagues have been successful in being allowed to intervene in a court case to prevent the importation of eighteen wild-caught beluga whales from Russia to the Georgia Aquarium and three SeaWorld parks.

Jedol and Sampal are Free - We Have Proof!

April 17, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Jedol and Sampal are free and swimming off Jeju Island in Korea after being released nine months ago, we have PROOF!

UPDATE Watch It LIVE Orca Freedom Concert & Auction & T-shirts

April 16, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

There are still some tickets available for the Kiss the Sky! Orca Freedom Concert on Earth Day, April 22nd, in Seattle, but they are going FAST!  If you can't attend, you can watch it LIVE online.  And don't forget the great online auction.

SeaWorld Loses OSHA Court Case

April 13, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

On Friday, SeaWorld lost their appeal of rules by the US Occupational Health and Safety Administration that require SeaWorld trainers to keep out of the tank, a protection for trainers and a major blow to SeaWorld's orca circus acts.

JAAN Education in Indonesia

April 10, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our friends at the Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) continue to press to end dolphin captivity in Indonesia, focusing on Bali and education of local children.

Interim Study for Orca Bill AB 2140

April 8, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

The California Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee will hold AB 2140, the orca captivity phase-out bill, for an Interim Study, likely lasting into next year.

We Remember Angel

April 7, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Earth Island sponsors an ad in today's New York Times in tribute to Angel, the little albino dolphin in the Taiji Whale Museum.

Freeing Orcas in California AB 2140

March 31, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Earth Island, Ric O'Barry and the Free Willy Keiko Foundation urge passage of AB 2140, the California Orca Welfare and Safety Act.

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