Cruelty to dolphins: Japan’s membership of Zoos and Aquariums suspended
The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has suspended Japan’s membership following a unanimous vote by its council. 246 more words
Japan faces membership rejection from the world-leading zoo and aquarium association for continued participation in dolphin hunts at ‘The Cove’.
The membership of the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums has been suspended from the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, after it has failed to stop participating in the annual Taiji dolphin hunts that fuel the captive dolphin industry. 404 more words
Last Friday (31/10/14) I attended my first guest lecture of the academic year entitled ‘Zoo conservation and the United Nations’. Now although this is not something that would usually grab my attention or tug at my heart strings, like it may do with some other students on this module it did spark an interest to me with all the current news surrounding animal welfare in aquariums and water parks. 517 more words