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Anatomy of a Slaughter: In Photos
17 Jan
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Anatomy of a Slaughter: In Photos »

Taiji, Japan: When the dreaded black smoke from hunting boats appears on the horizon, and the chilling sounds of fishermen banging on poles echo through

Paradise Lost: Dolphin Cruelty Issues Growing in Indonesia
15 Jan
2017
Written by Femke den Haas

Paradise Lost: Dolphin Cruelty Issues Growing in Indonesia »

The island of Bali is a tourist destination unlike any other. Volcanic mountains yield to lush forests, beautiful, golden sandy beaches and coral

Tilikum and Granny: Two Lost Orcas, Two Different Lives
6 Jan
2017
Written by Elizabeth Batt

Tilikum and Granny: Two Lost Orcas, Two Different Lives »

It’s hard to know what to write. The deaths of two iconic orcas is a shocking loss for those who loved them. Both were

Dear Dolphinaris: We Don’t Need Dolphins in the Desert!
6 Jan
2017
Written by Christine Gau

Dear Dolphinaris: We Don’t Need Dolphins in the Desert! »

Dolphinaris, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a NEW  Swim-With-Dolphins Facility, and we don’t need dolphins in the desert

Dolphin Project, together

Breaking: Tilikum, the Blackfish Whale is Dead
6 Jan
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Breaking: Tilikum, the Blackfish Whale is Dead »

Don’t be shellfish…

SeaWorld Says: No to Show, Yes to Captivity
4 Jan
2017
Written by Cara Sands

SeaWorld Says: No to Show, Yes to Captivity »

SeaWorld Entertainment, in an announcement on their website, has listed January 8, 2017 as the last date of their “One Ocean Shamu Show”

Breaking: Nets Allegedly Cut at Captive Dolphin Facility in Taiji
4 Jan
2017
Written by Cara Sands

Breaking: Nets Allegedly Cut at Captive Dolphin Facility in Taiji »

Taiji, 1/4/17: Several hours ago, Dolphin Project Cove Monitors noticed police activity at Dolphin Base, a captive dolphin facility in Taiji, Japan and

When Someone You Know Visits a Dolphin Show
1 Jan
2017
Written by Vicki Kiely

When Someone You Know Visits a Dolphin Show »

Taiji, Japan: Everything about captivity is unnatural. From the brutal way dolphins are hunted, driven into the cove and selectively plucked

Prisoners for Profit: Lives Stolen in Taiji
27 Dec
2016
Written by Tim Burns

Prisoners for Profit: Lives Stolen in Taiji »

Don’t be shellfish…

Breaking: Barcelona Zoo Dolphinarium to Close
24 Dec
2016
Written by Cara Sands

Breaking: Barcelona Zoo Dolphinarium to Close »

What better way to end 2016 with news of the imminent closure of yet another dolphinarium!

On December 22, Barcelona’s City Council voted not

Counting the Dead: Taiji’s Expendable Dolphins
21 Dec
2016
Written by Cara Sands

Counting the Dead: Taiji’s Expendable Dolphins »

Taiji, 12-22-16: For the third time in two weeks, Dolphin Project Cove Monitors witnessed a body being pulled out of the harbor pens.

2016: What A Year It Was!
15 Dec
2016
Written by Ric O'Barry

2016: What A Year It Was! »

As 2016 comes to a close, I am filled with a sense of hope. This year, we have done much to build awareness

Through My Eyes: Why I Keep Returning to Taiji
14 Dec
2016
Written by Cynthia Fernandez

Through My Eyes: Why I Keep Returning to Taiji »

November 18-21, 2015: Four days that changed my life forever.

Although it was my fourth trip to Taiji and I had witnessed many horrors

One Dolphin’s Story: Pantropical Spotted Dolphin Capture
12 Dec
2016
Written by Cara Sands

One Dolphin’s Story: Pantropical Spotted Dolphin Capture »

Taiji, 12-12-16: In the first drive of pantropical spotted dolphins of the 2016/17 season, one couldn’t help notice the white color of their rostrums,

Breaking: No Captive Dolphins Planned for Atlantis Ko Olina
8 Dec
2016
Written by Cara Sands

Breaking: No Captive Dolphins Planned for Atlantis Ko Olina »

After months of speculation, amidst reports that the first Atlantis U.S.-based resort being developed at Ko Olina, in West Oahu, Hawaii will include an

Like Children Awaiting Their Mothers – 30 Hours of Terror
8 Dec
2016
Written by Cara Sands

Like Children Awaiting Their Mothers – 30 Hours of Terror »

Don’t be shellfish…

Vancouver Aquarium’s Last Beluga Whale Dies
26 Nov
2016
Written by Cara Sands

Vancouver Aquarium’s Last Beluga Whale Dies »

Aurora, the last beluga whale remaining at the Vancouver Aquarium in British Columbia, Canada has died. The 30 year-old wild-caught whale had been

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