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More good news for WDC’s End Captivity tour operators campaign

More good news for WDC’s End Captivity tour operators campaign

WDC’s ongoing campaign asking tour operators not to promote cruel whale and dolphin captivity shows received another boost following the news that travel giant Expedia has become the latest company to ban the sale of holidays involving dolphins and whales. In a statement, Expedia announced that ‘attractions and activities that involve performances by, or interactions with…

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Theme park can’t claim it protects dolphins says commission

A captive dolphin facility in the Netherlands has been told by the country’s advertising watchdog that it can not continue to use the slogan ‘Discover, Experience and Protect’ in its promotional material.  Dolphin Park in Harderwijk had been using the wording to help sell tickets and so implying that sales helped protect the dolphins it…

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A wild orca in Iceland

Shocking footage of captive orca butting head against wall

Distressing scenes have recently emerged from Marineland in Ontario where Kiska, the loneliest whale in the world, has been filmed violently thrashing her head against the side of her tank. Kiska is a wild caught Icelandic orca who has spent the last four decades in captivity. She was just three years old when she was…

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Another orca dies in captivity

Days after we launched our latest campaign calling on travel company TUI  to stop promoting trips to captive whale and dolphin shows, SeaWorld San Diego has announced the death of yet another orca held in a concrete tank for profit. According to reports Amaya, a six year old female orca died suddenly after showing signs…

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Uncover the dark side of captivity

Make a donation today Donate £10 a year Donate £20 a year Donate £30 a year Choose a different amount £ Donate Worldwide, there are more than 3,600 whales and dolphins in captivity, held hostage in tiny tanks, exhibited for entertainment and many forced to perform in shows or interactive tourist experiences. Whales and dolphins…

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