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Wise words on what it means to be a ‘legal person’

By Philippa Brakes / 22nd May 2015

Professor Steve Wise of the Non-human Rights Project made a presentation at TED describing how he and colleagues have been navigating a course for the…

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Are Orcas non-human persons?

By Philippa Brakes / 30th October 2014

Kathleen Haase, who developed her own petition to ask British Airways to stop selling trips to SeaWorld, has been volunteering for WDC, working with us…

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San Francisco recognises whales’ and dolphins’ right to freedom

By Philippa Brakes / 22nd October 2014

Reports are emerging of a landmark resolution passed this week by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors recognising whales’ and dolphins’ right to freedom from…

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So what’s the point of all this science?

By Philippa Brakes / 14th October 2014

Renowned philosopher Professor Thomas I White has been an advocate for recognising the rights of whales and dolphins for over two decades. He outlines his…

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Dolphins learning

By Philippa Brakes / 3rd March 2014

Evidence is mounting rapidly for the social transmission of certain behaviours within some mammal populations. Dolphins are no exception and their ability to learn from…

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20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals Part 1

By Philippa Brakes / 12th December 2013

Wind, Whales, and Dolphins – the conservation impacts of marine renewables The 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals is taking place this…

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