Video: Just Like You

If pilot whales could speak in a language we could comprehend, this is what they would say. First there was “Welcome to Taiji,” then “The Cove,” then “Blood Dolphins,” then “Blackfish,” and now, “Just Like You.” This video has great educational value and needs to be seen by each and every person in the Faroe Islands and in Taiji, Japan.” ~ Ric O’Barry


Each of us, in our own worlds, have reached the top of our evolutionary ladders.


The Canary Islands, together with Hawaii, are the only two places in the world which have resident populations of pilot whales. For us who call ourselves human beings, it is a great responsibility to protect not only their survival but also their welfare.


Text and video credit: “Just Like You” ~ a film by Andrea Casini and Rafa Herrero  / VIMEO


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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

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