The scam of dolphin-assisted therapy

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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

Dolphin captivity attempts risk metastasizing the Egyptian Red Sea coast

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

Why commercial whaling must end

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