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This Aquarium Is Making History With Plans to Free Their Dolphins From Captivity
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, dolphins, sanctuary, release )

Cher
- 91 days ago - greenerideal.com
The National Aquarium in Baltimore has decided to stand up for the plight of the dolphins and is working on plans to move their eight bottle-nosed dolphins in to a specially built sanctuary.
National Aquarium CEO Discusses Dolphins' Retirement
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, dolphins )

Cher
- 118 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The colony of eight would be moved from Baltimore to the first seaside sanctuary in the U.S
Fourth Wild-Caught Dolphin Dies at Resort of Horrors in Singapore
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, dolphins )

Cher
- 120 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In case any more evidence were needed that dolphins do not belong in captivity - and the conditions of a life inside a tank can never satisfy their needs - here it is.
Mayor of Vancouver Speaks Out Against Cetacean Captivity !!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, whales, dolphins, captivity, Vancouver )

Cher
- 122 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In his public statement on the issue, Robertson said, "My personal view is that the Vancouver Aquarium should begin to phase out the holding of whales and dolphins in captivity.
U.S. Military-Trained Dolphins Forced to Fight Human Wars
Offbeat  (tags: animals, war, U.S. military, dolphins, marine animals, wildlife )

Laura
- 139 days ago - ecowatch.com
The U.S. Navy has used sea lions, dolphins and other marine mammals since the 1960s to search for underwater mines, rescue U.S. soldiers, attack enemy soldiers and plant explosives on enemy targets, among other missions. The Navy also ...
Dolphins Steal the Show at Calif. Surfing Contest
Offbeat  (tags: pod, dolphins, surfers, show, humans, wonderful )

Giana
- 236 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
Surfers vying for the title of top wave-catcher at a local California surfing competition were instead upstaged by a pod of dolphins swimming under the waves.
Willie Nelson: Respect Animals. Don't Perform at SeaWorld! - PETITION
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, orcas, seaworld, Willie Nelson, petition )

Milca
- 290 days ago - change.org
Willie Nelson has scheduled a performance at Seaworld. In total oppostion with his animal activism... Please tell Willie Nelson you do not want him to support SeaWorld's animal cruelty.
Fishermen Save Dolphin Caught in Plastic Bag PawNation (VIDEO!)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, awesome, cute, dolphins, fish and marine, funny, heart-warming, rescue, video )

BarbCat
- 297 days ago - pawnation.com
It's funny how quickly one's luck can reverse itself. Here's an example of fortune changing for the better. This small dolphin suffered the calamity of getting itself caught in a plastic bag. Had the dolphin been left on its own, the situation might have
Show Strength in Numbers By Signing These Active, Open Petitions Online Dolphins,Etc...
Offbeat  (tags: Dolphins, Ocean Animals, Animal welfare, Sea Animals )

PrimaSICK
- 380 days ago - callofthecove.wordpress.com
There are quite a lot of Petitions to sign from assorted sites so I am posting the page to PLEASE SIGN AS MANY AS POSSIBLE, IF NOT ALREADY!! Please Sign as many as possible. Dolphins and ocean related.
Baby Dolphin Calf Birth Captured on Camera! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dolphins, birth )

Cher
- 403 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The birth of the dolphin calf was captured on camera at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago
Dolphin Therapy Summed Up in Two Words: Big Scam
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dolphins, therapy, scam )

Cher
- 437 days ago - takepart.com
Dolphin-assisted therapy is not a valid treatment for any disorder, including autism
Should Dolphin-Assisted Childbirth Be Legal?
Offbeat  (tags: dolphin-assisted, childbirth, dolphins, dangerous, invasion, risks, safety, women, babies, science, society )

BarbCat
- 468 days ago - takepart.com
A North Carolina couple's decision to fly to Hawaii so they can experience a "dolphin-assisted birth" has made worldwide headlines and earned them almost universal scorn by scientists, the press, and the public. It's a bad idea for the dolphins, most peop
Mother Dolphin Carries Her Dead Calf On Dorsal Fin (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal behavior, marine mammals, dolphins, grieving in dolphins, empathy, maternal love, mother dolphin, complex emotions )

Julia
- 534 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This poor grieving mother dolphin takes us, without words, to a place where as one of our passengers said in the video "humans and dolphins are not so different."
Study: Do Dolphins Name Each Other?
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, name, signals, pitches, signature, whistles, birth, goodnews )

BarbCat
- 568 days ago - care2.com
A new study, published this week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, suggests the gregarious marine mammals not only name themselves with "signature whistles," but they also recognize the signature whistles of other dolphins they know.
Lending a Helping Fin: Heartwarming Video Shows Kind Dolphins Rescuing a Stranded Seal Pup - VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, kindness, helping, video, exhausted baby seal, rescued )

Simone
- 585 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An incredible video has emerged of a kindly pod of dolphins helping save a baby seal from being washed up on a beach. In the video, captured by a Canadian film crew, the exhausted baby seal struggles against the current as it drifts ever closer
 

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