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LOOK: Three South Korean Dolphins Thrive In Open Ocean After Years In Illegal Captivity

The Huffington Post | LindseyDavis | Posted 07.30.2013 | Good News

Three dolphins kept illegally in aquarium tanks are finally getting to stretch their fins in the wide open ocean, thanks to the collaborative efforts ...

Today's Environmental Activists Stand on David Brower's Shoulders

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Peter Dreier

David Brower helped transform environmentalism from a polite cause dominated by don't-rock-the-boat upper-class conservationists to an activist movement that uses political action.

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch Videos Document Plastic Pollution Crisis and Solutions

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a massive area of plastic waste fragments collected by the swirling natural currents of the Pacific, is a real eye-op...

'The Cove' Village To Hold First-Ever Meeting Between Anti-Dolphin Hunting Activists And Fishermen

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO — A Japanese town whose annual dolphin hunt was bloodily depicted in the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove" is hosting the first-ever me...

Ric O'Barry: The Performance of a Lifetime

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wendy Diamond

It was a weekend of celebration for Ric O'Barry and his lifelong movement to save dolphins. With an Oscar for The Cove, the Japanese government has to take note, and change is on its way.

Interview with Ric O'Barry from The Cove

Adriana Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adriana Dunn

"The dolphin hunters are playing games with us saying they're not killing dolphins anymore -- they're killing the pilot whale," O'Barry said. "Well, the pilot whale is in fact a large dolphin."