All posts by Lori Marino

Announcement and Call for Presentations

A SCHOLAR-ADVOCACY CONFERENCE ON MARINE MAMMALS

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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As Tilikum Ails, Questions for SeaWorld

SeaWorld announced today that Tilikum, the orca at the center of the Blackfish documentary, is suffering from a drug-resistant lung infection and is close to death.

The emotional outrage being heaped upon SeaWorld for its exploitation of these animals is fully justified. But the ongoing charade perpetuated by theme parks about the welfare of captive cetaceans also demands a response.

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