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A Sad History of Whaling
| Emilia Malachowski

It has been estimated that around 45,168 whales have been killed since the 1986 ban Read More >


A Compelling Chronicle of Our Fraught Relationship with the Polar Bear
| Mark J. Palmer

“Deeply held preconceptions keep us from seeing the true nature of some animals. The polar bear is a prime example.” Read More >

Topics: Sanctuaries

Judge Who Upheld Protections Saving Dolphins is Retiring
| Mark J. Palmer

Tens of thousands of dolphins have benefited from these federal laws that Judge Henderson insisted be enforced. Read More >


Remembering Tilikum
| David Kirby

I will never forget the afternoon that Tilikum killed his trainer Dawn Brancheau at SeaWorld Orlando. Little did I know that it would mark the beginning of the end of killer whale captivity in this country. Read More >


What I’ve Learned about Myself through IMMP
| Miranda Rankin

Thoughts from an International Marine Mammal Project intern. Read More >


Solomons Dolphin Trafficker Arrested
| Mark J. Palmer

Dr. Anita has been arrested by the Solomons government and charged with violation of the Fisheries Management Act, which prohibits capture of live dolphins in Solomon Islands waters and the granting of permits for export. Read More >

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Namibia Enviro Minister Warns Against Stealing Wildlife

Namibian environment minister Pohamba Penomwenyo Shifeta has come out strongly against the proposal. Read More >


Key Accomplishments in 2016
| Mark J. Palmer

2016 proved to be a year of many accomplishments for whales and dolphins. The International Marine Mammal Project was kept busy. Read More >


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  • As always, if the orcas don’t do the trick – in SeaWorld’s Orwellian talk, the “behavior” – they still don’t eat.
    - Mark J. Palmer
  • More than 200 men, women and children (and one dog) turned out for the annual Empty the Tanks demonstration in London.
    - Mark J. Palmer
  • On May 7, France made the ‘bombshell’ announcement to phase out captivity for dolphins and orcas permanently. It is a move that is in line with the rising tide of public awareness that recognizes the cruelty inherent in the captive dolphin industry – something that SeaWorld continues to willfully ignore.
    - Laura Bridgeman
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