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Why Must Animals Wait to Become a Priority?

An article was published this week reporting that the Province of Ontario will be introducing legislation this spring to, “ban the breeding and acquisition of orcas” in captivity.   792 more words

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Orcas Are Not For Captivity

Orcas are beautiful mammals that swim, live, eat and breathe in the ocean.  People capture these big, wonderful mammals to live in small tanks in aquariums to make money by training the orcas to entertain at places like Sea World – Florida and San Diego. 180 more words


Free Willy? I don't think so...

Earlier this week, news articles stated that the ‘worlds loneliest orca’ Lolita may be one step closer to freedom after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (a US government agency) debates whether to place her on the Endangered Species List. 1,181 more words



                                                              Free Lolita

This is a very sensitive subject that might not quite agree with some of our readers but we feel that we should say whats on our minds and share it to the public. 493 more words



I’ve been meaning to watch this documentary for quite some time now. I had heard the controversy it had caused. The heated conversations of the polar sides. 315 more words

The Truth About SeaWorld

After recently watching a documentary that exposes the truth about SeaWorld, I am compelled to share the truth as well. Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s documentary Blackfish centers on a captive orca name Tilikum (Tili). 847 more words

Navy Wants To Increase Use Of Sonar-Emitting Buoys

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water. 517 more words