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Celebrate. Freedom. #FreeBaliDolphins
25 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Celebrate. Freedom. #FreeBaliDolphins »

#FREEBALIDOLPHINS Tour Bali

The #FreeBaliDolphins tour is coming to town! Two awesome events are taking place in Bali, featuring street artists, skaters and

BREAKING: Two More Dolphins in South Korea Heading for Freedom!
24 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: Two More Dolphins in South Korea Heading for Freedom! »

BREAKING: After 20 years of captivity, two dolphins being held at Seoul Grand Park in Seoul, South Korea will soon be released into their original

Young Surfers Agree: Leave Dolphins Wild & Free!
24 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Young Surfers Agree: Leave Dolphins Wild & Free! »

Learning is fun – just ask these young participants at the Ripcurl Kids Surf Competition.

Dolphin Project’s team, led by Indonesia Campaign Director Femke Den Haas,

Happy 47th Birthday Dolphin Project!
18 Apr
2017
Written by Ric O'Barry

Happy 47th Birthday Dolphin Project! »

I flew into Bimini in the Bahamas to do something at last about the dolphins. Actually, I wasn’t clear myself about why I

Keep Kuwait’s Scientific Center Expansion Dolphin-Free!
17 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Keep Kuwait’s Scientific Center Expansion Dolphin-Free! »

By the very nature of the term, Kuwait’s “scientific center” should preclude the keeping of dolphins in captivity. Yet, this is exactly what their

BREAKING: Russia to Ban Traveling Dolphin Shows and Contact Zoos
13 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: Russia to Ban Traveling Dolphin Shows and Contact Zoos »

April 13, 2017: As reported by Russian news, Vesti.ru, Deputies of the State Duma in the Russian Federation intend to add a ban on

Update on Indonesia’s Toxic Traveling Circuses
9 Apr
2017
Written by Femke den Haas

Update on Indonesia’s Toxic Traveling Circuses »

It’s hard to believe that traveling dolphin shows continue to exist. They do – in Indonesia – and it’s worse than anyone can

Two Orcas Killed off St. Vincent; Call for Immediate Moratorium
6 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Two Orcas Killed off St. Vincent; Call for Immediate Moratorium »

What should have been a beautiful day on the Caribbean Sea turned into a nightmare.

On April 3, 2017, tourists aboard a Thomson cruise

One Dolphin’s Story: Carmelita
5 Apr
2017
Written by Jordan Waltz

One Dolphin’s Story: Carmelita »

Quick Facts Caught: Late November, 1978, Puerto Deseado, Argentina Died: July 21, 1981, at Mystic Marinelife Aquarium, Connecticut, USA

In February 2016, SeaWorld announced they would

Travel Firms Take a Stand Against Animal Suffering
4 Apr
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Travel Firms Take a Stand Against Animal Suffering »

Thomas Cook, one of the oldest and best-known travel companies has stopped selling tickets to certain animal attractions over concerns of animal welfare. The

Blackstone Drops SeaWorld in Sale to China’s Zhonghong Zhuoye
24 Mar
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Blackstone Drops SeaWorld in Sale to China’s Zhonghong Zhuoye »

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. announced today that China-based Zhonghong Zhuoye Group Co., Ltd. will buy Blackstone’s 21 percent stake in the corporation. The sale represents

Where is this Dolphin’s Teeth?
15 Mar
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Where is this Dolphin’s Teeth? »

Welcome to the reality of dolphin captivity. Pictured is one of four wild-caught bottlenose dolphins held captive at Wake Bali Adventure, in Keramas, Indonesia. Used

BREAKING: Park Board Votes to End Cetacean Captivity at Vancouver Aquarium
10 Mar
2017
Written by Cara Sands

BREAKING: Park Board Votes to End Cetacean Captivity at Vancouver Aquarium »

March 10, 2017: A storm has been brewing in British Columbia, Canada’s most westerly province – and along with it, the winds have change

St. Lucia Proposes New Captive Dolphin Facility
9 Mar
2017
Written by Christine Gau

St. Lucia Proposes New Captive Dolphin Facility »

Dolphin Discovery, the largest operator of dolphin parks in the world, has announced a proposal to develop a new captive dolphin facility on

Trio of Deaths: The Portrayal of Daniel Dukes
6 Mar
2017
Written by Elizabeth Batt

Trio of Deaths: The Portrayal of Daniel Dukes »

Part four in a series revisiting human deaths caused by SeaWorld orcas and the OSHA-SeaWorld case. See part one, part

The Faces We’ll Never Forget
1 Mar
2017
Written by Cara Sands

The Faces We’ll Never Forget »

Don’t be shellfish…

BREAKING: Taiji’s Drive Season Over
28 Feb
2017
Written by Ric O'Barry

BREAKING: Taiji’s Drive Season Over »

For immediate release: March 1, 2017

TAIJI – Officials have confirmed to Dolphin Project that on March 1, the 2016/17 drive season in