The plight of the large whales at the hands of commercial whalers both historically and currently, is well documented.
Even while we were busy absorbing information and networking at last month’s Society for Marine Mammalogy Biennial Conference, the world went on without us (shocking!) and a couple important news stories broke about the
In 2011, the report “Keto and Tilikum Express the Stress of Orca Captivity” by former SeaWorld trainers Dr. Jeffrey Ventre and John Jett exposed that infections caused by tooth damage are one reason why captive orcas often die at a young age.
My time at the WDC North American office has come to an end; it has flown by and has been a wonderful experience.
Some species of whales and dolphins can migrate many thousands of miles, travelling through the national waters of a number of different countries to get to their destinations.