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The First Sanctuary for Dolphins Rescued From Captivity, Opens on Greek Island of Lipsi
Animals  (tags: sanctuary, dolphins, rewscued, captivity, greek island, Lipsi island, refuge, stranded, injured, exploitation, animals, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, humans, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 16 days ago - greecehighdefinition.com
The sanctuary is located on a small, beautiful bay on the north side of the Lipsi island and its aim is to offer refuge to stranded, injured and formerly captive dolphins, which is part of the initiative to end the exploitation of dolphins
If Canada Did It, the U.S. Can Too. It's Time to End Whale and Dolphin Captivity ! ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, captivity, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, extinction )

CherAway
- 33 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is time for the US government to follow in the footsteps of Canada and ban cetacean captivity nationally as well. There is no longer an excuse. We cannot continue to allow this cruelty. Whales and dolphins have the right to live free just as we do
PETITION - Free the Sea Lions in West Edmonton Mall
Animals  (tags: Sea lions, edmonton, mall, captive, perform, inhumane, breeding, captivity, canada, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, environment, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 258 days ago - change.org
For years sea lions have been held captive in West Edmonton Mall forced to perform. ItâEUR(TM)s unarguably inhumane. With the recent passing of bill S 203 banning the breeding and captivity of cetaceans (whales), the government of Canada has recognized
PETITION - Free Lammie the Elephant at Jo'Burg Zoo
Animals  (tags: Lammie, elephants, johannesburg Zoo, captivity, AnimalWelfare, animals, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 293 days ago - change.org
Lammie the elephant has been in captivity at the Johannesburg Zoo for the past 32 years. A male elephant named Kinkel who was Lammie's companion died recently due to "unconfirmed causes".
Tigers Are NOT House Pets!
Animals  (tags: big cats, wildlife, house animals, captivity, petitions )

Freya
- 324 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Thousands of big cats are being kept as house cats, often in tragic conditions. It needs to end!
Proposed Bill to End Whale Captivity in Canada ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: whales, captivity, Canada, suffering, wildlife, protection, environment )

CherAway
- 514 days ago - lcanimal.org
After months of delays, Bill S-203, the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act, is finally being considered by the Senate for a committee report. This critically important bill would ban the capture, confinement, breeding and sale of
Urge SeaWorld to Extend Their Commitment to Orcas to All Captive Marine Mammals ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, wildlife, marine mammals, captivity )

CherAway
- 555 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Forcing these animals into a life of confinement for the purpose of entertaining humans is nothing short of cruelty. It is time for SeaWorld to extend their commitment to end breeding and theatrical shows to all captive marine mammals, not just orcas
Stop Keeping Whales and Dolphins in Captivity
Animals  (tags: wildlife, captivity, animalcruelty, abuse, death, habitat, suffering, sadness, law )

Ainga
- 623 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Support a proposed ban on the breeding and future captivity of whales and dolphins in Canada.
Action Alert: Gulfport, MS: Prevent Cruel Dolphin Captivity!
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, captivity, crime, cruelty, death, dolphins, endangered, environment, ethics, habitat, humans )

Rosemary
- 752 days ago - change.org
Around the world, people are coming to understand that dolphin captivity is animal cruelty. The dolphin is an extremely intelligent mammal, regarded by scientists as being very close in brain aptitude levels to humans, and is both self-aware
PETITION: Demand That Dolphins Trapped at the Taiji Whale Museum Be Moved.!
Animals  (tags: imprisoned dolphins, captivity, suffering, neglected mistreated, cruelty )

Simone
- 873 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
An albino dolphin named Angel, along with a few other dolphins at Taiji Whale Museum, are reportedly kept in such strongly chlorinated waters that they cannot even open their eyes.
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
- 1115 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
- 1213 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
- 1227 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
- 1258 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
- 1261 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.
 

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