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Image: Peter Flood

Biden Administration Sinks Emergency Petition to Shield Right Whale Moms, Calves From Vessel Strikes

Image: Peter Flood For Immediate Release, January 20, 2023 WASHINGTON- The National Marine Fisheries Service...
A whale swims underwater while white text to the left of the whale says "AmazonSmile does make an impact to charities"

Amazon Announces End of AmazonSmile Program

Amazon announced on January 19th, 2023 that it is ending its AmazonSmile donation program by...

Automated cruelty – vending machines in Japan now dispense dead whale

In an effort to prop up the cruel and declining whaling industry in Japan, one...
An orca lies in the surf as people look at it.

Orca Found Dead on Florida Beach

Credit: Flagler County Sheriff's Office On January 11th, a 21-foot-long female orca died after stranding...

South Korea To Stop Catching Wild Dolphins For Shows

According to the South Korea Ministry for Maritime Affairs, the country is to designate the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin as protected and so ban the catching of these dolphins for use in captivity shows.

Sadly, the revised law would still authorise capture for research.

Despite the fact that Seoul’s main zoo agreed in March to suspend its popular shows, dolphins are still widely used for shows in South Korea.