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Dolphins in Captivity

Can Taiji Re-Brand Itself?

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 09.28.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

As of this writing, Taiji, Japan remains ground zero for the capture and distribution of wild dolphins to amusement parks, dolphinariums, and swim-with-dolphin programs worldwide, fetching as much as $200,000 for a trained dolphin.

This Aquarium Is Moving All Its Dolphins To A Seaside Sanctuary

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.03.2017 | Good News

Baltimore’s National Aquarium is taking an colossal step toward animal welfare with the creation of a “seaside sanctuary” where it will retire t...

If You Love Animals, Here Are 5 You Shouldn't Ride

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.10.2015 | Green

Trekking through the jungle atop an elephant or frolicking through the waves on the back of a dolphin can seem like the epitome of adventure, joy and ...

National Aquarium Considers Scrapping Dolphin Exhibit, Citing Concerns About Animals' Well-Being

The Baltimore Sun | YVONNE WENGER | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green

The National Aquarium announced Wednesday that it is considering no longer having dolphins on exhibit, putting the popular Inner Harbor attraction at ...

One Teen's Big Petition To 'Find Nemo' A Natural Habitat

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.15.2012 | Teen

Every Disney fan remembers the classic "Finding Nemo" line: "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming!" But according to 17-year-old Katie Emmons, the f...

The Cove: Why Is the Japanese Government Hell-Bent on Killing Dolphins?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Filmmakers can't really figure out why Japanese fishermen and the Japanese government are still hell-bent on killing dolphins.