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’The Cove’ Star Runs the World’s First Captive Dolphin Rehab Center

Camp Lumba Lumba in Indonesia is the world's first permanent rehabilitation center for captive dolphins. The center—located in Kemujan, Karimun Jawa—was constructed by the Central Jakarta Forestry Department, the Jakarta Animal Aid Network, and the...
California Senator Introduces Bill to Shut Down SeaWorld

California Senator Introduces Bill to Shut Down SeaWorld

Senator Cathleen Galgiani has introduced a bill to ban the captivity of whales and dolphins in California. Senate Bill 1405, The Dolphin Protection Act, would make it “unlawful to hold, breed, import, or export a...
The ‘World’s Cruelest’ Dolphin Circus Just Permanently Shut Down

The ‘World’s Cruelest’ Dolphin Circus Just Permanently Shut Down

Wersut Seguni's Indonesian Traveling Dolphin Circus, known as the "world's cruelest dolphin circus," will no longer travel with its captive dolphins. According to Dolphin Project, The Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry chose not...
SeaWorld Just Banned Dolphin Surfing

SeaWorld Just Banned Dolphin Surfing

SeaWorld will no longer allow dolphin surfing in its marine parks. Soon, it will also stop allowing trainers to stand on the animal's noses during its shows. The decision to stop dolphin surfing comes following...