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Dolphin and Whale Trade: Top News

Help Korean Activists Prevent Import of Taiji Dolphins
| Mark J. Palmer

In the past few days, one of two Taiji dolphins imported to Korea is dead, after being in the Korean aquarium for only five days. Cause of death has not been revealed. 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 >


Hundreds of Wild Dolphins Held in the Cove - Watch
| Mark J. Palmer

the total number of captive dolphins now being held is still almost twice as high as the number of bottlenose caught last season. Read More >


Ringling Brothers Circus to Close; No More Animal Acts
| Mark J. Palmer

The venerable (and long-protested) Ringling Brothers, and Barnum & Baily Circus has announced that it will close after 146 years of touring the United States. Read More >


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 >


40 Namibian Environmental Groups Petition China to Stop Exploitation of Wildlife
| Mark J. Palmer

A group of 40 Namibian environmental organizations delivered an Open Letter to the Ambassador of China on December 21, 2016. The letter criticizes the Chinese government’s lack of action against poaching operations ongoing in Namibia perpetrated by Chinese nationals. Read More >


Success? Company Supposedly Withdraws Application To Destroy Namibian Coastal Ecosystems

The power of the people just won another huge victory: the companies that applied for a permit to capture hundreds of dolphins, whales and other marine animals in Namibian waters off Africa have announced that they will no longer pursue approval for the permit. Read More >


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