The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland has embarked on a revolutionary discussion: Should they retire their captive dolphins to a sanctuary?
It is good news that the CEO Racanelli does seem to be committed to the idea of doing what’s best for the dolphins.
Wonderful video showing bottlenose dolphins surfing the waves, captured with a drone camera along south Western Australia’s coastline.
35 dolphins surfing from Jennene & Dave Riggs on Vimeo.
From 23rd June – 29th August, the streets of Aberdeen will come alive with giant sculptures of dolphins.
The project is led by WDC Whale and Dolphin Conservation and the ARCHIE Foundation working in partnership with Wild in Art the UK’s leader in the development, management and production of spectacular mass-appeal public art events.
Check out the website with all the details.
A very comprehensive article in the Guardian addressing all the issues of keeping cetaceans in captivity. Important video clips and other links.
Make captivity a thing of the past
Dolphins routinely produce 10 times more power than the fittest human athletes do, concludes a new study on the herculean marine mammals.
Read the article …
Miranda Cosgrove teams up with the Oceana project to stop seismic air guns in the ocean.
Malibu is the first American city to protect cetaceans! Malibu City Council proclaimed all cetaceans have the right to life.
A very informative blogpost from Dr Reese Halter. She is a well-known broadcaster, biologist, educator and author of The Insatiable Bark Beetle.
Breathtaking Video filmed with a drone off Dana Point, California. What an amazing way to facilitate a drone. Touching footage of Humback Whale mama and her baby.
Oh, here they come – really out of the blue …
Out of the Big Blue
Wowsa, speeding through Bimini waters.