In our continuing fight to stop the proliferation of captive dolphin facilities in the Caribbean, we often support the grassroots efforts of individuals and organizations that are on the ground and on the front lines of confronting captive facility proposals and their proponents.
WDC has joined local and international NGOs in condemning the proposal for a new captive dolphin facility in the Bahamas, calling on the government to end trade in live dolphins and prohibit the development of any new dolphin facilities in the country.
Now that I have had a few weeks to reflect upon my recent trip to Haiti, I can begin to make sense of my time there, while reconciling all of the conflicting emotions that I have confronted in evaluating the purpose and scope of my trip.
Jamie Aquino, WDCS’ Haiti and Pier2Pier coordinator, has just returned from Haiti where she continues developing our education and research programs and building relationships with the community of Petite Riviere de Nippes, and Grand Goave.
WDCS is heartbroken by the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti and its capital city Port-au-Prince on Tuesday, January 12.
The Humpback are being sighted on a regular basis down in the Turk and Caicos. I suggest we all take a break from the cold and go visit.
Protecting ocean ecosystems is a big job - one in which we all should feel that we have some part in. There are those lucky and dedicated enough that they get to blend their passion and their career. WDCS works on behalf of whales, dolphins and the oceans - pretty big scope and this brings us into contact with other great organizations and people who are likewise doing amazing work.