Petition: Pregnant Whales in Norway are Slaughtered for Commercial Whaling

Petition: Pregnant Whales in Norway are Slaughtered for Commercial Whaling

In 1986, the International Whaling Commission globally banned commercial whaling. However,Norway, Japan, and Iceland continue large whale hunts for commercial purposes under “objections” to the ban. Japan is often recognized as one of the countries to hunt the most whales, but Norway has actually surpassed them. According to Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), “between 2000-2015, […]

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Depressed Captive Dolphin Repeatedly Slams his Head Against Tank in Aquarium in Singapore

Depressed Captive Dolphin Repeatedly Slams his Head Against Tank in Aquarium in Singapore

During a visit to the Resorts World Sentosa’s (RWS) S.E.A. Aquarium in Singapore last year, a visitor was so disturbed by something they saw that they decided to capture it on video. They sent the footage to Empty The Tanks, a United States-based organization focused on ending dolphin and whale captivity. Recently, Empty the Tanks […]

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TripAdvisor Will No Longer Sell Tickets to Dolphin or Whale Attractions

TripAdvisor has announced it will no longer sell tickets to major attractions that import or breed captive dolphins and whales for entertainment. This update will affect major attractions including SeaWorld. Animal activists consider this a win. TripAdvisor created an animal welfare policy in 2016 and this is its latest update. Both the company and Viator, […]

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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 […]

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