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Protecting Dolphins in the Solomons

Protecting Dolphins in the Solomons

July 24, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Lawrence Makili reports from the Solomon Islands on some new events that give hope for the dolphins.

UPDATE: CA Coastal Commission Should Deny SeaWorld Plan

UPDATE: CA Coastal Commission Should Deny SeaWorld Plan

July 22, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

UPDATE: Hearing Postponed. SeaWorld is trying to expand its concrete tanks for orcas in San Diego, but they should invest their money in retiring the orcas from circus act performances and instead transfer the orcas to bigger sea pens.  The California Coastal Commission is holding a hearing on the issue, and they can deny permission for the expansion.

Stop Sea Lion Captivity Permit

Stop Sea Lion Captivity Permit

July 19, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

A long-time leader of the captivity industry is seeking to obtain sea lions from California that can be rehabilitated and released, and instead wants to buy them for a life in captivity.

Joan Jett and the NY Yankees Support Dolphins

Joan Jett and the NY Yankees Support Dolphins

July 15, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Want to meet Joan Jett and her band, or watch the New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium?  They are up for bid with these special auction items, with the proceeds going to Earth Island's International Marine Mammal Project work to protect dolphins and whales around the world.

Say NO to New Dolphinarium in Poland!

Say NO to New Dolphinarium in Poland!

July 13, 2015 by Laura Bridgeman

Help stop this dolphin-assisted therapy (DAT), education and entertainment facility from becoming a reality.

The Aquarium Community Finally Takes the Responsible Step for Dolphins of Taiji

The Aquarium Community Finally Takes the Responsible Step for Dolphins of Taiji

July 6, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

At last, after many years of campaigning, the aquarium industry takes action to end the sourcing of captive live dolphins from the Taiji slaughter in Japan.

Japan Whaling Harpooned by IWC Scientists

Japan Whaling Harpooned by IWC Scientists

June 29, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

The IWC Scientific Committee questions the science behind Japan's proposed scientific whaling, but Japan plans to kill 333 minke whales in Antarctica this winter anyway.

Global Warming and Salmon Extinction

Global Warming and Salmon Extinction

June 23, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Global warming threatens whales and dolphins and their marine habitats.  Here is the first of a series of blogs about the danger, and what you can do to help.

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