Best Achievements in Cetacean Advocacy 2013

atlantic spotted dolphinGood read about all the little victories in the pledge for cetacean’s right to freedom and respect.

A great compilation of notable achievements in 2013.

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Can Dolphins ‘Hear’ Human Tumors?

Atlantic Spotted Dolphins BiminiInteresting article about reports from several people getting a health check after an unusual dolphin encounter and found they had a tumor. Cetacean-grams instead of X-rays? And would that justify to keep dolphins in captivity?

It is a well written piece by David Kirby, author of “Death at Seaworld”. He provides a lot of general facts about the ecolation of cetaceans. Read for yourself…

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Protest Against New Captive Dolphins Program

Forty-five non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are opposing a proposed marine mammal facility at Blackbeards Cay in the Bahamas. Read more…

reEarth and Bahamas Freedom Alliance is petitioning the Minister responsible for Marine Mammal issues in The Bahamas for governmental support in preventing any future dolphin facilities in The Bahamas. More details on the petition can be found at Care2.org and on the Bahamas Freedom Alliance Facebook page.

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Cetacean Life in Scottish Waters

Atlantic Spotted DolphinThe seas off western Scotland contain a remarkably high level of biodiversity and are one of the most important European habitats for cetaceans.

In 2013 the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) will conduct a survey to monitor population numbers and compile data on the cetacean population. Very informative article with surprising facts.

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