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This aquarium is making history with plans to free its dolphins from captivity

Ever since the ground-breaking documentary Blackfish revealed some disturbing truths about orcas in Seaworld, the debate about keeping cetaceans in captivity has notably intensified. No longer can we claim...

Notes on Blackfish: The Documentary About Orca Mistreatment at SeaWorld

The film Blackfish tells the story of a young orca whale named Tilikum who is stolen from his family in a shameless act of stratagem in 1983 and follows the 30-year history of Tilikum's captivity and mistreatment at SeaWorld.

Becoming A Marine Biologist: What You Need To Know

Marine biology seems like an romantic career choice for anyone who is passionate about conservation, but what is it really like to work in this discipline? Is it really...
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India bans captive dolphin shows, says they should be considered ‘non-human’ people

Non-human people the world over are cheering India’s decision to ban captive dolphin shows. Citing tireless scientific research that has forced scientists to conclude that cetaceans – dolphins, whales and...
Trapped killer whales

UPDATE: Trapped killer whales free at last!

UPDATE (Thursday, January 10th, 10:40am ET): Canadian media outlets are reporting that the trapped whales off the coast of northern Quebec are free at last. There are reports that...
Marineland

Ontario environment ministry to inspect Marineland’s mass animal graves

Marineland is set for a sweeping inspection of its mass animal graves by Ontario’s environment ministry. This week, the Niagara Falls tourist attraction will have to open its doors to...
Marineland

Marineland’s secret mass animal graves investigated in Ontario

Marineland is the home to mass animal graves—four mass graves with thousands of animals—even though the park has no permits. The park, which opened in 1961, contains the corpses...
Orca whales

Farmers demand Puget Sound’s resident orcas be delisted from Endangered Species Act

A unique species of resident killer whales living off the coast of Washington’s iconic Puget Sound has unwittingly garnered the ire of big ag. Pacific Liberty Foundation, an infamously anti-environment...
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Environmentalists protest seismic airgun testing

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is currently considering seismic airgun testing for oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic Ocean. But environmentalists are on a campaign to...
Beluga

U.S. marine parks trying to import wild beluga whales into life-long captivity

To bypass our own Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Georgia Aquarium has petitioned the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Fisheries Service to allow it to import 18 wild-caught...

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