Right-wing media find a new renewable energy bogeyman.
A life in a tank isn't good for belugas, either.
But I still want a Dory fish! Still want a Dory fish? Experts are acting preemptively this time around and recommending a
These are uncertain times for big charismatic animals in the oceans and on land. Many populations are declining. Money is scarce for pool repairs and big mammal research, made worse by the public's vocal distrust of scientists, zoos and aquariums.
Zoos are not perfect, but they cater to millions and millions of people. And if their informal education programs don't always inspire people to become university professors, at the very least, they expose people to critical conservation issues and the plight of vanishing species.
I think that what destroys me when I look at this image is the depth of despair of the bear who cannot understand his circumstances and will never escape them, and remembering that I saw bears just like this one during my childhood.
Finally, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), after years of lip service, are cracking down on aquariums that buy dolphins and thereby subsidize the slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan.
Correction: This story was updated to clarify the species of shark seen in the video. According to a translation of the above
Japanese zoos and aquariums obtain their dolphins in such a brutal way that they've been kicked out of the global zoo community
The lawsuit alleges WAZA sanctioned a private deal with the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums, who hired private