5 Great Reasons to End Dolphin Captivity

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by Alicia Graef September 22, 2015 5:30 pm Whale and dolphin advocates have been fighting against captivity for a long time. Since the documentary Blackfish started making waves, the plight of captive cetaceans has reached a much wider audience and has forced us to take a hard look at whether or not this is something we should be supporting. In a series of new papers, Dr. Joan Gonzalvo, who has been studying dolphins in the wild for more than 15 … More…

Operation Henkaku exposes Japan’s dolphin slave trade

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(Dolphin Slave Trade) Brutal hunters chase profit as they drive bottlenose dolphin pod into Taiji Cove; dolphins selected for sale in this single hunt could bag over US$7 million. Each year from September through March, hundreds of dolphins are caught in one small cove along Japan’s Pacific coast and either traded as a live commodity (or Dolphin Slave Trade), or slaughtered and sold as meat. Bad weather has hampered the hunt so far this month. There has only been one … More…

Turnbull can give Liberals lead on environment and climate again

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Climate Laws Wilderness Society National Director Lyndon Schneiders 15.09.15 1:14 pm • Fraser protected the Great Barrier Reef and Howard created national environment laws • Incoming Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull needs to strengthen national environment laws • Economic leadership starts with embracing fast growing industries such as renewable energy • World Heritage advocate Turnbull needs to protect Tasmania’s forests from mining and logging Former Environment Minister and incoming Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull now has the opportunity to create a new … More…