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Dipping my toes into the policy pool

Dipping my toes into the policy pool

Just a few short months after I packed everything I owned and drove from California...
Mel on the boat with a whale

From the Pacific Coast to the North Atlantic Right Whale

WDC’s internship is designed to give interns a taste of life at a marine mammal...
From One Mother to Another

From One Mother to Another

See the part that is sticking out? It isn't supposed to look like that. Georgia...
Japan’s government agrees to more funding for whale hunts

Japan’s government agrees to more funding for whale hunts

Japan’s Diet (parliament) has passed a law to help support commercial whaling through increased funding...

SeaWorld parts company with another CEO

SeaWorld Park

Troubled marine park operator, SeaWorld has parted company with yet another CEO.

Gus Antorcha, who had been with SeaWorld for less than seven months has resigned following internal disagreements over decision making.

Antorcha replaced Joel Manby, who was named CEO in 2015, who also stepped down last year.

SeaWorld has faced a public backlash following the release of the film, Blackfish, which highlighted some of the issues about keeping orca in captivity and the wider captivity industry as a whole.

 

Holding whales and dolphin captive is cruel. You can help end this practice. WDC and its partners are creating a sanctuary for beluga whales held in captivity.

 

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