India Bans Captive Dolphins!


From I fucking love science: This makes India the fourth country to ban keeping of cetacean species in captivity, after Costa Rica, Hungary, and Chile. They went even further than the others though, and stated that: “Whereas cetaceans in general are highly intelligent and sensitive, and various scientists who have researched dolphin behavior have suggested […]

India bans dolphinaria and cites dolphin personhood.


From Cetacean Rights: From time to time we like to contact you to bring you news of the latest development in the campaign to have the rights of whales and dolphin recognised. This week the campaign has taken a giant leap forward with a national government citing the evidence for dolphin personhood and rights as […]

Cetacean Rights Petition.


Since dolphins and whales can not speak for themselves, someone should do it for them. Please join me in signing this petition. From http://www.cetaceanrights.org/: Declaration of Rights for Cetaceans: Whales and Dolphins. Based on the principle of the equal treatment of all persons; Recognizing that scientific research gives us deeper insights into the complexities of […]