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URGENT HELP NEEDED: Ask DFO to Send Ice Breakers to Save Pod of 12 Orcas Trapped in Ice
Animals  (tags: Whales, Orcas, endangered, animalwelfare, protection, suffering, wildanimals, oceans )

- 1382 days ago -
Their breathing hole is getting smaller and help is urgently needed to break the ice and open a path to open waters. Urge the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to take action immediately!
Save Orcas From Coal Chemicals Petition
Animals  (tags: orcas )

- 881 days ago -
Please sign this to save orcas from slowly being poisoned by chemicals from proposed coal terminals in Washington state.
TTAKE ACTION NOW! After 42 Years of Imprisonment, Release Miami's Orca
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animals, dolphins, killer whales, orcas, animalwelfare, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, protection )

- 1511 days ago -
For 42 years, the Miami Seaquarium has been the home of Lolita, a killer whale captured in in Washington waters in August 1970. She lives alone in a puddle that is 20 feet deep and 35 feet wide.
Oil Hunters Started Decimating Whale Populations as Early as 1800
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, oil, hunters, environment, endangered, extinction, humans, orcas, blue, sharks, thresher, porpoise, dolphin, new zealand, england, ocean, sea, fishing, science, investigation, research, study, discovery )

- 2707 days ago -
One of several astonishing reconstructions of ocean life in olden days suggests that the ocean around New Zealand teemed with about 27,000 southern right whales, about 30 times as many as today, before oil hunters started to whaling in the early 1800s.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Imprisonment of Orca Whales at SeaWorld
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, whales, dolphins, SeaWorld, orcas, wildanimals, environment, humans, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animals )

- 1479 days ago -
Since the whales and dolphins are held against their will in enclosed small areas, many of them form incompatible relationships. As a result, many injuries and deaths arise in this not so fun filled family park.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Act Now to End Orca Captivity in the U.S.
Animals  (tags: orcas, activism, Sea World, captivity, law, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

- 327 days ago -
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.
Locally Well-Known Killer Whale Goes Missing
Animals  (tags: puget sound, marine wildlife, whales, orcas, L-57, missing, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, sadness, protection )

- 2804 days ago -
A 31-year-old killer whale name Faith -- a large male who was the most recognizable orca among the "Dyes Inlet whales" -- has gone missing, portending the likelihood that another Puget Sound killer whale has died. Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Res
PETITION, No More Whales And Dolphins In Captivity
Animals  (tags: PETITION, animalwelfare, dolphinaria, orcas, performing )

- 2429 days ago -
Signatories to this petition do not believe that whales and dolphins in captivity are subjected to a suitable environment as required by the Directive 1999/22/EC*, and therefore request an immediate ban on the construction of new dolphinaria and a prohibi
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support New California's Bill Aiming to Stop SeaWorld From Making Orcas Perform
Animals  (tags: orcas, SeaWorld, performances, performances, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, whales, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty )

- 960 days ago -
A lawmaker in California has proposed a bill that would outlaw San Diego's SeaWorld park from breeding orcas in captivity and would ban the import and export of the animals for performance purposes.
Free Morgan ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, orcas, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2235 days ago -
a baby orca was captured by the Dolphinarium in Harderwjik
Animals  (tags: DOLPHINS, orcas, captivity, freedom, animals, animal welfare )

- 887 days ago -
Palace Entertainment, a California-based amusement park company, has been authorized by Miami-Dade County Commission to purchase the lone Orca "Lolita" from the Miami Seaquarium (MSQ). This is an opportunity to ask that "Lolita" be released back into the
ACTION ALERT: Free Orcas and Dolphins From Slavery in Tenerife ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: whales, orcas, captivity, exploitated, abused, suffering, tenerife )

- 2210 days ago -
In the Atlantic Ocean are some Paradise islands especially for Northern European tourists. Canaries Islands. One of them is Tenerife. Here are many Orcas and Dolphins in captivity to entertain these visitors in a place called Loro Parque..
Experts Fear That Pudget Sound Resident Orcas Will Become Extinct!
Animals  (tags: Orcas, Pudget sound, Extinction, toxinswhales, wildanimals, extinction, environment, animalwelfare, conservation, protection, humans, habitat )

Dawna Rav
- 2894 days ago -
This is a very unpleasant thought. I wish and pray that health and abundant food comes back into the sound which is in peril. The residents are lacking proper food, filled with toxins and the population is depleted... what can we do?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Bindi Irwin, Please Step Down as SeaWorld Ambassador
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animalcruelty, whales, orcas, Steve Irwin, Bindi Irwin, SeaWorld, environment, animaladvocates, cruelty, protection )

- 959 days ago -
The recent documentaries Blackfish and The Cove show just how unethical it is to put wonderful creatures like orcas and dolphins into captivity and to tear them away from their mothers and families.

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