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- Create healthy seas
- End captivity
- Prevent bycatch
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- Stop whaling
Northwest elected leaders to assess breaching the Snake River dams
Joint response concerning “no apparent shortage of prey for Southern Resident killer whales” in the Salish Sea
Alarming report raises worries for marine mammals held at the Miami Seaquarium
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Faroe Islands whale and dolphin slaughter – what have we done and what are we doing?
Orcas, sea lions, and viral videos
Upheld ban on commercial whaling
Greater protection for Hector's dolphins
Reducing fishing gear threat to right whales
Whale meat no longer moved through EU ports
Marine protected area created in Bangladesh
UK commits to reduce death in nets
Marine protected area created in Antarctica
US import of captured beluga whale stopped
Speed limit for ships along the US east coast
Harbour porpoise homes protected in UK
Online whale meat sales stopped in Japan
World's first beluga whale sanctuary
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Every whale and dolphin - safe & free
There are 4 vital ways that we are fighting for the survival of whales and dolphins.
Together we can:
Whales and dolphins have a right to live free and healthy lives. These highly intelligent individuals should not suffer for human entertainment.
Commercial whaling is illegal. And yet, every year, Japan, Norway and Iceland kill around 1,500 whales.
Create healthy seas
Commercial fishing, oil and gas drilling, and shipping are threatening the lives of whales and dolphins.
Prevent deaths in fishing gear
Thousands of whales and dolphins are accidentally killed in fishing gear every year.