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Was America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Unfairly Blamed For A Whale's Death?
Alexander C. Kaufman
Right-wing media find a new renewable energy bogeyman.
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SeaWorld Stopped Breeding Orcas, But What About Their Other Whales?
A life in a tank isn't good for belugas, either.
Want a Dory Look Alike Fish? This Is the Perfect Tank Addition
Software Engineer and Cannabis Entrepreneur
Experts expect the release of Finding Dory to have a similar, if not more devastating effect--the blue tang is notoriously
The Deafening Silence of an Empty Pool and Voiceless Dolphins
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.
Combating Nature Deficit Disorder with Zoos and Aquariums
Dr. Jordan Carlton Schaul
Zoologist & Evolutionary Psychologist (StarstruckOnline.Com | ...
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.
Why We Must Raise Children Who Care About the Welfare of Animals
Educational psychologist, consultant, and author of Her Next C...
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.
The Aquarium Community Finally Takes the Responsible Step for Dolphins of Taiji
Mark J. Palmer
Associate Director, International Marine Mammal Project
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.
Watch A Playful Shark Bask In The Glory Of An Epic Belly Rub
Correction: This story was updated to clarify the species of shark seen in the video. According to a translation of the above
Japan Gets The Boot Over Ties To Bloody Dolphin Hunt
Japanese zoos and aquariums obtain their dolphins in such a brutal way that they've been kicked out of the global zoo community
WAZA, The World's Top Zoo Association, Allegedly Linked To Dolphin Slaughter In Japan
"The dolphins go through a horrific selection process. They have to be separated from their families. The dolphins resist
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Empty the Tanks; One Woman's Dream Resonates Worldwide
Candace Calloway Whiting
Environmental writer and animal advocate
If you take Gandhi's statement, "You must be the change you wish to see in the world," and blend it with Mother Theresa's "If you want to change the world, pick up a broom." you will have Rachel Carbary's formula for creating a successful grassroots effort for change.
Conservation From the Last of the Wild to the Least of the Wild
Dr. Cristián Samper
President and CEO, Wildlife Conservation Society
Even in our highly unnatural cities, the very human desire to connect with nature has also given rise to countless parks and gardens. When we think of green space in New York City, where I live and work, our mind goes first to Central Park and the New York Botanical Gardens.
Sustainable Tourism Education: What Is the Responsibility of Attractions?
Director Sustainable Tourism USF Patel College of Globals Sust...
It is an impressive attraction that houses over 100,000 animals, representing 500 species, in 10 million gallons of water. When the Georgia Aquarium opened in 2005, it was the largest Aquarium in the world.
Adriana de Moura, 'Housewives' Star, Poses In PETA Ad To Free Captive Whales (PHOTOS)
As if Lolita's situation couldn't get any worse, her tank at the marine park is only 35 feet wide - for a 20-foot-long whale
7 Amazing American Aquariums For Families
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Aquariums are much more than just over-sized fish tanks, offering a wonderful opportunity for us to discover an underwater world and view aquatic creatures up close.
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Cool Aquariums: 10 Fish Tanks That Will Relax You (PHOTOS)
They can relax you.
Ocean Leaders to Obama & Romney: Support the Red, White but Also the Blue
Author and Executive Director Blue Frontier (www.bluefront.org)
In the international arena these include supporting global initiatives and agreements to restore fish and wildlife, reduce
PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes At Baltimore's National Aquarium
Artist, Columnist and Creative Producer
Feng Shui? I like a red front door and all, but I seriously doubt my landlord would reset the concrete foundation to gain a more harmonious exposure.
Japan: Stop Killing Our Evolutionary Elders and Help Save Our Oceans
Brenda Peterson Books
Instead of changing their environment to fit themselves, dolphins have adapted to a changing ocean. That's what wise elders teach their young: Cultures change. Oceans change. We must change, as well.
Maui County Council Says
New York Times
Author, reef photographer and Snorkel Bob
On Tuesday, Senator Josh Green unveiled plans to introduce a bill in January that will ban aquarium extraction statewide. The permits now will hold aquarium trade collectors accountable for mortality, humane treatment and tax clearance.
Maui County Council Ordinance Curbs Reef Extraction for Aquarium Trade
Author, reef photographer and Snorkel Bob
With no limits on the catch, no limits on the number of catchers and no constraints on rare, endemic or vanishing species, aquarium extraction has left many Hawaii reefs empty.
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In Taiji, Japan, dolphins are herded into an isolated cove. The best get sold to sea parks and aquariums, the rest are killed for their meat.
exposes the atrocity to the world.
The Untold Story of Climate Change: No Time to Lose for Our Oceans
Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium
The most visible impacts of climate change on the oceans -- rising sea levels and an increase in storm severity -- can be easily seen. Others are less apparent.
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