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Orcas and belugas held in appalling ‘whale jail’

Cathy Williamson

Policy manager - End Captivity Programme Lead

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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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How do you move two beluga whales half way around the world?

By Cathy Williamson / 24th November 2017

I hope you’ve been enjoying following our story as we work to give two captive belugas a new home in a more natural ocean environment…

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