May 13 is Empty the Tanks!
Where will you be on May 13? How about letting your voice be heard during the 5th annual Empty the Tanks event! Join thousands of activists across the world as we call for an immediate end to dolphin captivity.
Four years ago, after visiting Taiji, Japan and witnessing the atrocities committed there, Rachel Carbary began Empty the Tanks – a yearly public awareness and protest event that gives a voice to all captive dolphins and other whales.
After seeing the direct link between the dolphin slaughters and the captivity industry, I felt like I needed to do more. There are dolphins and whales suffering in captivity across the world and I wanted to be a voice for them.” ~ Rachel Carbary
During this global event, activists can stand together and speak out against captivity, in a positive and productive way.
62 Locations * 20 Countries
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- BREAKING: Victory in Vancouver! - May 16, 2017
- BREAKING: SeaWorld’s Revenue, Attendance Tanks in 1Q 2017 - May 9, 2017
- May 13 is Empty the Tanks! - May 1, 2017
- Celebrate. Freedom. #FreeBaliDolphins - April 25, 2017
- BREAKING: Two More Dolphins in South Korea Heading for Freedom! - April 24, 2017
- Young Surfers Agree: Leave Dolphins Wild & Free! - April 24, 2017
- Keep Kuwait’s Scientific Center Expansion Dolphin-Free! - April 17, 2017
- BREAKING: Russia to Ban Traveling Dolphin Shows and Contact Zoos - April 13, 2017
- Two Orcas Killed off St. Vincent; Call for Immediate Moratorium - April 6, 2017
- Travel Firms Take a Stand Against Animal Suffering - April 4, 2017
It might be true that we don't recall many moments from our early years. However, Cara's first memory of a dolphin had her begging her parents to ask the trainer to let the dolphin go! The problem with captivity was evident to her, even as a 4 year-old child.
A writer by trade, Cara has researched, investigated and documented dolphins suffering in captivity. From documenting dolphins incarcerated in buildings, cut-off from fresh air, sunlight and normal socialization to researching cases of animals imprisoned in solitary confinement, Cara is a dedicated dolphin welfare advocate.
It is her belief that education equals empowerment. The more information shared, the better our choices and knowledge of how to act as a positive and respectful voice for dolphins across the world.
Cara is based out of Canada and makes time whenever possible to observe dolphins in their natural environments. She is writing her first fiction novel but knowing her, the marine world will play a prominent role in her book!
"The use of animals for entertainment is nothing more than an abuse of dominance. Some of the most sentient species on the planet have been exploited to incomprehensible levels, all due to their inherent benevolence. Ironic, considering that we turn to the abused themselves for displays of humanity."
~ Cara Sands