Dolphins Rescued From Swimming With Tourists in a Hotel Pool Now Doing Well at a Sanctuary!

Dolphins Rescued From Swimming With Tourists in a Hotel Pool Now Doing Well at a Sanctuary!

Dolphins are extremely intelligent and social creatures who in the wild live stimulating lives with their pods. Their natural habitat is the ocean for a reason — they need to swim free! They have strong family bonds and are playful and skilled. Unfortunately, they are victims of merciless exploitation on behalf of humans. They are […]

  • 189
    Shares

Read More

Heartbreaking! Pod of Taiji Dolphins Trapped in Cove Huddled Together for Comfort Before Slaughter

Every year, a horrifically cruel large-scale hunt takes place in Taiji, Japan. As Daily Mail explains, “Fishermen use metal poles inserted into the water and struck with hammers to create a ‘wall of sound’ that confuses the animals and drives them into the cove.” This year’s hunt began on September 1st and fishermen are targeting […]

  • 213
    Shares

Read More

New Zealand bans swimming with bottlenose dolphins after numbers plunge

The New Zealand government has banned tourists from swimming with bottlenose dolphins in an attempt to save the struggling species. According to the department of conservation [DoC] research has shown that humans were “loving the dolphins too much” and human interaction was “having a significant impact on the population’s resting and feeding behaviour”. The ban […]

  • 168
    Shares

Read More

New Zealand Bans Swimming With Dolphins in Bay of Islands Region After Population Decline

Swimming with dolphins in the open ocean might seem like a much better activity to pay for and support than swimming with dolphins in captivity, but the truth is that either way, dolphins are negatively affected. Many people don’t realize that swimming with dolphins in the ocean disrupts their routine and causes changes in their […]

  • 185
    Shares

Read More

Petition: Viral Pic Shows Beluga Whales in Tank Barely Bigger Than Their Bodies

As more and more people every day are condemning companies that hold cetaceans captive (we’re looking at you, SeaWorld), it’s no surprise that an image of two beluga whales imprisoned inside a minuscule tank in China has caused outrage online. Cambodian anti-captivity organization Ningyo La Mar d’Aprop originally shared the photo taken at Sun Asia […]

  • 196
    Shares

Read More