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Buenos Aires Zoo to Close After 140 Years: 'Captivity Is Degrading'
Animals  (tags: closing zoo in Buenos Aires, captivity, degrading, argentina, ecopark, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, environment, habitat, humans, protection, wildanimals )

Lone
- 63 days ago - theguardian.com
Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta said that the zooâEUR(TM)s 2,500 animals will be gradually moved to nature reserves in Argentina which can provide a more suitable environment. The 44-acre zoo in the Palermo neighbourhood will become an ecopark.....
SeaWorld to End Captive Breeding of Killer Whales, Orca Shows
Animals  (tags: Orcas, Sea World, captivity, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animalrights )

Linda
- 161 days ago - takepart.com
The surprise move means the companys 28 orcas will be the last it holds in captivity. SeaWorld also said it would end orca shows at all its entertainment parks by 2019.
End Dolphin Captivity in Hawaii
Animals  (tags: Hawaii, sea mammals, dolphins, whales, captivity, petitions )

Freya
- 175 days ago - change.org
The Hawaiian waters are home to several species of cetaceans. However, not all of Hawaii's cetaceans are living in their natural habitat.
Changing Times: Freedom Beckons for Pongky the Orangutan After More Than a Decade in Captivity
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, captivity, rescued, Sumatran orangutan, Pongky, rehabilitation, release, wild, good news, Changing Times, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 205 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
A Sumatran orangutan who was kept for more than a decade in a tiny cage, then was rescued, only to end up back behind bars in a zoo, is now at a rehabilitation centre and there is every chance he will be released into the wild.
Oppose Transfer of 18 Swaziland Elephants
Animals  (tags: elephants, zoos, captivity, wildanimals, wildlife, abused, animalrights, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, cruelty, ethics, humans, investigation, law, protection, sadness, suffering, society )

Sara
- 208 days ago - secure2.convio.net
What these zoos are doing is precedent setting, and it is our duty to respond accordingly. Scientists, conservationists, veterinarians, animal welfare and policy experts around the world oppose the capture and import of wild elephants for display in zoos.
Past, Present, Future: Life in Captivity! 3 PETITIONS
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, cruelty, captivity )

Anna
- 250 days ago - peta2.com
Tootie, Louie, and Joe could experience companionship, kindness, and freedom for the first time in years.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Act Now to End Orca Captivity in the U.S.
Animals  (tags: orcas, activism, Sea World, captivity, law, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 270 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The ORCA Act would prohibit orca breeding, wild capture, and the import or export of orcas for the purposes of public display across the U.S. The 25 orcas in the U.S. would be the last generation to ever live in tanks.
TAKE ACTION NOW - Free the Elephants From the Topeka Zoo ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: elephants in zoos, suffering, captivity, abused, animalcruelty )

Angela
- 324 days ago - change.org
Tembo and Sunda "live" at this zoo for more than 33 and 43 years. Both were taken from the wild as babies & suffer foot problems from living most time chained in a barn & standing listlessly and rocking neurotically back and forth.
Call for An End to Sponsorship Marineland Antibes
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abuse, dolphins, orcas, captivity, suffering, sadness, wildanimals, society, slaughter, death, humans )

Sara
- 338 days ago - mesopinions.com
Right now, the killers of Taiji in Japan are in the process of selecting their next victims will be sentenced to life imprisonment for their pools and abuse.
Sea World - Stop Capturing Whales
Animals  (tags: sea world, orcas, petition, animal welfare, captivity )

Scooby
- 364 days ago - change.org
If you have ever been to Florida before you should probably know about Sea World.Now, I like Sea World but they are capturing and killing orca and killer whales just to entertain us! My research showed me whales are almost extinct due to this issue.
Petition · We Don't Want Taiji Dolphins Captive in Phuket!
Animals  (tags: phuket, dolphins, Taji, petition, marine mammals, animal welfare, captivity )

Scooby
- 402 days ago - dolphinproject.net
The campaign to stop a proposed âEUR~NemoâEUR(TM) dolphinarium from opening on the holiday island of Phuket started in 2014. Action has been stepped up by our resident Dolphin Project representatives with the support of dedicated local Thai people.
Free Four Wild Dolphins Contained in a Tiny Pool at Wake Bali Adventure
Animals  (tags: Bali, petition, Indonesia, pool, dolphins, free, captivity, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 402 days ago - change.org
As a regular ocean user and surfer, interaction with dolphins in their natural habitat occurs semi-regularly.
Captive Primates Need Your Help - Act Now ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, primates, protection, suffering, captivity )

CherAWAY
- 422 days ago - secure3.convio.net
We need to get momentum going right away, so please write to your U.S. Representative in support!
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Don't Keep Whales and Dolphins in Captivity
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, captivity, whales, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 433 days ago - forcechange.com
Whales, dolphins, porpoises, and other cetaceans are still allowed to be held in captivity where it they live shorter lives and are often used for entertainment purposes, but this may end with new legislation that Canada is introducing to the Senate.
Calling for the Protection of Wildlife Housed in Captivity in Cambodia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, captivity, Cambodia, suffering, zoos )

CherAWAY
- 439 days ago - asiaforanimals.com
The situation for many animals in zoos in Cambodia remains dire, with thousands of animals suffering under appalling living conditions.
 

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