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Beluga whales in the wild

Beluga whale in River Seine dies after rescue attempt

A beluga whale that became trapped in the River Seine in France has sadly had...
Tilikum, the father of Nakai. © Paul Wigmore

Orca Nakai dies at SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego has announced the death of the orca Nakai. The 20-year-old male orca...
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin © Mike Bossley/WDC

Last captive Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin to be freed in South Korea

Bibongi, the last Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin held in captivity in South Korea, is to be...
Common bottlenose dolphin

100 bottlenose dolphins hunted in Faroe Islands

This morning, (July 29th), 100 bottlenose dolphins were killed in Skálafjörður on the Faroe Islands. The...

Ontario government bans acquisition and breeding of orcas

A huge boost was given to the anti captivity movement this week when the government of Ontario, Canada brought in immediate legislation banning the acquisition and breeding of orcas (killer whales) in the province.

In a statement, an official spokesperson expressed the government’s commitment to making sure marine mammals, and all animals in Ontario, are protected and receive the best possible treatment and care.

Earlier in the year, Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey also said it would phase out elephants in its traveling circus. This latest news from Canada reflects a growing worldwide change in attitudes towards keeping whales and dolphins in captivity.

Orca in Gefangenschaft