Menu ☰

Dolphin and Whale Trade: Top News

An End In Sight? The ORCA Bill
| Laura Bridgeman

Should it pass, the ORCA Bill could mean the end of orca captivity in the US. Find out what you can to do help make this a reality. Read More >


Coastal Commission Made Correct Call On SeaWorld Whales
| Deborah A. Sivas

Changing the show’s script and the stage design to project a more “naturalistic” look will do nothing to improve the quality of life for SeaWorld’s whales. Read More >


Importance of Taiji Whale Museum Lawsuit
| Takashi Takano, Attorney and Professor of Law

This case is a touchstone of constitutional protections of freedom of thought and expression in Japan, and could be beneficial for the Taiji dolphins as well. Read More >


SeaWorld Files Bitter Lawsuit Against California Coastal Commission Ban on Forced Breeding of Orcas
| Mark J. Palmer, Int'l Marine Mammal Project

SeaWorld filed a lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission on Tuesday, December 29th, trying to overturn a ban on breeding of orcas in their captive facilities at SeaWorld San Diego and a ban on moving in any new orcas or removing any from the facility. Read More >


Canadian Anti-Captivity Bill Introduced Again
| Laura Bridgeman

Senator Moore has once again tabled a bill that aims to bring dolphin and whale captivity in Canada to a permanent end. Read More >


Another Orca Dies Too Young At SeaWorld
| International Marine Mammal Project

SeaWorld's alleged care has resulted in yet another untimely death of an orca whale. This is the third death in under six months at SeaWorld San Antonio. Read More >


Key 2015 Accomplishments for Dolphins and Whales
| David Phillips, International Marine Mammal Project

A look back on the International Marine Mammal Project's Key 2015 Accomplishments for Dolphins and Whales, including the Dolphin Safe label, Fukushima Dolphins Kids Camp and more! Read More >


SeaWorld Threatens California Coastal Commission
| Mark J. Palmer, Int'l Marine Mammal Project

SeaWorld has continued to state it will challenge the Coastal Commission’s legal right to make orca breeding conditions on their permit. Read More >


Page 13 of 15 pages ‹ First  < 11 12 13 14 15 > 

Campaign Top News

International Marine Mammal Project >
  • As carbon dioxide is absorbed by the oceans, the oceans become more and more acidic, with devastating impacts on krill, corals, diatoms and other species at the base of the oceanic food chain, upon which dolphins and whales depend.
    - By Audrey Evangeline Lee
  • The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has Listed the Dolphin Killing Tuna Industry of Mexico as "Sustainable" But a UK Audit Questions Their Standards
    - By Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
  • Russian Conservationists and Experts Inspect Conditions in Russia's "Whale Prison", Raising Concerns About the Health and Well Being of 87 Beluga Whales and 11 Orcas
    - By Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
Save Japan Dolphins >
  • As documented in "The Cove", dolphins continue to be horribly slaughtered while the dolphin hunters get top dollar for live trained dolphins, ripped from their families.
    - By Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
  • Taiji is not the only place that dolphin hunts occur in Japan. In northern Japan ports, Dall's porpoises are harpooned for their meat.
    - Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
  • The International Marine Mammal Project of Earth Island Institute has achieved some major goals in protecting whales and dolphins in 2018. Looking forward to continuing our efforts in the new year.
    - Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
Dolphin + Whale Project >
  • As carbon dioxide is absorbed by the oceans, the oceans become more and more acidic, with devastating impacts on krill, corals, diatoms and other species at the base of the oceanic food chain, upon which dolphins and whales depend.
    - By Audrey Evangeline Lee
  • Japan announces they will no longer kill whales in the Antarctic Ocean, a cause for celebration, but also they will drop out of the IWC and start commercial whaling within its 200 mile zone, bad news for those whales and dolphins.
    - By Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
  • The International Marine Mammal Project of Earth Island Institute has achieved some major goals in protecting whales and dolphins in 2018. Looking forward to continuing our efforts in the new year.
    - Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
Keiko Whale Rescue >
Freeing Whales & Dolphins from Captivity >
Dolphin Safe Fishing >
  • The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has Listed the Dolphin Killing Tuna Industry of Mexico as "Sustainable" But a UK Audit Questions Their Standards
    - By Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
  • The International Marine Mammal Project of Earth Island Institute has achieved some major goals in protecting whales and dolphins in 2018. Looking forward to continuing our efforts in the new year.
    - Mark J. Palmer, International Marine Mammal Project
  • After ten years of litigation, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has concluded that the US Dolphin Safe tuna label should remain strong, and not be weakened to allow Mexican tuna, stained by the blood of dolphins, to be falsely labeled "Dolphin Safe". A huge victory!
    - Mark J. Palmer, Associate Director, International Marine Mammal Project