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The first in the list of “50 things to do before you die” as nominated by BBC TV viewers, is swimming with a dolphin. Regardless of the many psychological explanations that may be summoned to account for this oddity of human behaviour, the simple truth is that . . . → Read More: The scam of dolphin-assisted therapy
Three days ago colleagues working with HEPCA, an environmental NGO very active in the field of marine conservation in the Red Sea, discovered a small pool hidden in a private courtyard in Hurghada where four bottlenose dolphins (apparently imported from Japan) are being kept in appalling conditions. The dolphins were parked there in quarantine, . . . → Read More: Dolphin captivity attempts risk metastasizing the Egyptian Red Sea coast
The time of whale hunting is up. Whaling belongs to a phase of human history that has no place on this planet anymore.
Whaling is cruel because it takes too long and too much suffering for a whale to die under the harpoon.
Whaling is dangerous because all whales – even those . . . → Read More: Why commercial whaling must end