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Orcas: Top News

Give It Up For the Orcas
| Dr. Paul Spong and Helena Symonds

The Southern Resident orca whales number only 74 individuals. They have not had a successful birth, in 3 years. Read More >


Interview with Dave Phillips, Director and Dolphin Defender - Part 2
| Sharon Ryals Tamm

Part two of an interview with International Marine Mammal Project director David Phillips. Read More >


Exclusive: Summary of Russian Orca Capture Expedition

15 orcas and 200 belugas have been captured in Russia, to be sold to Chinese aquariums. Read More >


Tour of Grief is Over - But Family’s Troubles Are Not
| Laura Bridgeman

What will humans do to save the Southern Residents? Read More >


野生イルカの暮らし

野生のシャチやイルカに法的権利を与え 人間の危害や捕獲から解放してあげよう。 Read More >


Жизнь диких дельфинов

Несправедливо удерживать дельфинов в неволе. Read More >


Breach the Dams, for the Orcas!
| Mark J. Palmer

Take action to save the Southern Residents today! Read More >


Is this One Orca Mother’s Last Cry for Help?
| Laura Bridgeman

Are the Southern Residents trying to tell us something? Read More >


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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