Why Marine Parks Are Losing Their Attraction

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

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Yangtze Finless Porpoise Nearly Extinct

Sad news about the world’s only freshwater porpoise. The latest survey shows a startling decline to near extinction. It is the only one cetacean species to be found in the Yangtze river, which has turned into a busy channel with heavy boat traffic.

Read more about this critically endangered cetaecans.

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Ban All Dolphin Shows in the EU

Atlantic Spotted Dolphins BiminiOn June 28, in the European Union’s de facto capital, cetacean advocates are planning a demonstration to request the complete ban of all dolphin shows in the EU. In attendance will be former dolphin trainer — turned activist, Ric O’Barry. Read more…

Make the European Union a dolphinarium-free zone. Support the WDC.

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