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Captivity ‘done and dusted’ in Australian state

The new regulations were introduced by NSW environment minister Matt Kean and followed inquiry into captive dolphin shows and facilities, dolphin parks and circuses, and...

Norway’s government allows hunters to kill over 1200 whales this year

Norway's government allows the minke whale hunts to go ahead under an 'objection' to the global ban on commercial whaling, and whalers continue to carry...
Long-finned pilot whale

Pilot whales strand in New Zealand

Volunteer rescuers from Project Jonah, experts in attending strandings, were able to return nearly 30 whales to the water but sadly reports indicate that 15...

Whales and dolphins have flippin’ awesome support bubbles

Friends and family all get involved in bringing up the younger generation of whales and dolphins. Losing the childcare provided by our extended families, childminders,...

Cuts in government funds to hit Japanese whale hunt industry

Previously, Japan had slaughtered whales under the guise of 'research', even though next to nothing was learnt from the hunts and most of the meat...

Joy and sadness watching Hector’s dolphins in their wild place

The widening estuary is deserted...  it was not always like this - a rusting trypot from busy whaling days lies askew on the bank. This...

Still no evidence dolphins cure human health issues says review

Dolphin Assisted Therapy (DAT) encourages people suffering from a range of medical problems to enter the water with dolphins or whales (often held captive) and swim...

South Korea cracks down on whale and dolphin captivity

The move comes as growing numbers of the population become aware of animal rights issues. The government has also said it will be issuing new...

A breath of fresh air – why I love studying beautiful Commerson’s dolphins

Lockdown in Argentina has been long and tough and so I was excited when restrictions eased and we could finally visit our Commerson's dolphin field...