Dolphins suffer immensely in captivity. Eight former trainers at Marineland in Niagara Falls, Ontario, recently spoke out to the Toronto Star about the substandard conditions at that facility. Among other abuses, the trainers claim that five dolphins had their skin fall off in chunks after
Please take a moment to express your sympathy, condolences, and support for the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, for the survivors and their families, and for the community of Newtown, Connecticut.
"The Grind," or whale slaughters, dates back to the 1500s and is a cultural tradition for the Faroese. Many people come from all over to watch whale hunters rush into the bay to slash and stab the whales until the surrounding waters turn red with their blood. Hundred's of pilot whales were
The rare Mexican Gray Wolf, a sub-species of the gray wolf, with a distinct DNA, is becoming extinct with only 59 wolves in the wild. As stewards of all living creatures, we cannot stand by and let this extinction happen before our very eyes.
Dolphins are commercially exploited in marine parks worldwide and swim with the dolphin attractions. We at Orca Conservancy are strongly opposed to cetaceans in captivity and swim-with-the-dolphin (SWTD) attractions, yet we do believe that while they are in captivity, they should receive the most