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How we are working with communities to build a whale sanctuary

Cathy Williamson

Cathy Williamson was policy manager of our End Captivity Programme until July 2021.

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How we are working with communities to build a whale sanctuary

By Cathy Williamson / 20th February 2019

The beluga whale sanctuary is all about belugas, right? Yes of course it is, but wherever we work to protect whales and dolphins, human beings are involved too. It’s no…

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Orcas and belugas held in appalling ‘whale jail’

By Cathy Williamson / 1st February 2019

You may have read the stories about the so-called ‘whale jail’ in Russia. If you have, you’ll have seen the sickening images of belugas and…

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How long do bottlenose dolphins survive in captivity?

By Cathy Williamson / 23rd August 2018

We were happy to host Zoology student, Grace Long for a two week placement at our UK headquarters, in March. Grace is a student at…

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Why whale and dolphin captivity is cruel – the science

By Cathy Williamson / 25th July 2018

In 2017, an important new academic book brought together all aspects of marine mammal welfare as a reference point for universities, students and all those…

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How do you build a beluga whale sanctuary?

By Cathy Williamson / 30th May 2018

Preparing a new home for two ex-captive belugas is a wonderful world first. The future of the two captive beluga whales we are building a…

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Major airline alliance not willing to help stop Japan’s dolphin slaughter

By Cathy Williamson / 13th February 2018

I’m sure you are as sickened as I am that every year from September to April, dolphins and small whales are still subjected to a…

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