Climate Change Is Hogswash! 3

From May our Indian brothers and sisters reach safe haven! Super Cyclonic Storm Phailin poised to strike India! October 11, 2013, 1900 UTC (2 p.m. CDT). Cyclone Phailin is a major hurricane (specified as a Super Cyclonic Storm) with wind speeds at 160 miles per hour, making it a Category 5 storm on the […]

Non-human Personhood for Whales and Dolphins: Update.

Latest News – 22/08/2013 India cites dolphin personhood in ban on dolphinaria In an unprecedented move, the Government of India announced a nationwide ban on dolphinaria, citing dolphin intelligence and sensitivity as part of the reason for their decision and arguing that dolphins should be recognised as non-human persons. India’s Central Zoo Authority issued a […]

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 […]