• The Blog


    Sanctuaries for Captive Cetaceans

    The Whale Sanctuary Project has been met with enthusiasm and relief by animal advocates, scientists and people everywhere who understand not only that it is impossible for orcas and other marine mammals to thrive in concrete tanks, but that it is fundamentally immoral to use them in this way.

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  • Kimmela News


    Announcement and Call for Presentations


    At the Superpod5 event July 19th 2016 on San Juan Island, WA.

    Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington, Tuesday, July 19th, 2016.

    An opportunity for students and young professionals working on marine mammal protection to share their work with an international group of scientists, marine mammal training and care experts, and advocates.

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  • Kimmela Center in Action


    Kimmela Center in Action

    Someone – Not Something: Kimmela and Farm Sanctuary are working together to compile, review and publish the scientific evidence for cognitive and emotional complexity in farm animals.

    Campaigns against Dolphin and Whale Captivity: Dr. Marino provides ongoing expert research and testimony.

    “I Am Not an Animal”: Kimmela adds the dimension of human psychology to its work on human-nonhuman animal relationships.

    The Nonhuman Rights Project: The Kimmela Center provided the scientific expertise, data and guidance for court cases on behalf of four captive chimpanzees in New York State.

    The Los Angeles Zoo Elephant Case: Dr. Marino has testified as an expert witness.

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