2019 / 07 / 05
Concerns for the Welfare of Eight Captive Whales Returned to the Wild
Since November 2018, 87 belugas and 10 killer whales have been illegally held captive in a “whale prison” off Nakhodka in Russia’s Far East. In April, the Russian government signed an agreement ...
2018 / 10 / 25
Belugas in Aquariums: a Brief History
Follow us on a journey that will take you from the St. Lawrence to Vancouver via Russia, New York and Ottawa, to understand our history with belugas in aquariums. St. Lawrence: source of the first cap...
2017 / 03 / 13
Vancouver Aquarium: end of captivity for cetaceans
On March 9, after two evenings of public hearings, the Vancouver Parks Commission decided: there will be no more cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium. By amending the park control regulations, the Vanc...
2015 / 08 / 10
Whales and Dolphins in Aquariums: A Heated Debate
This sensitive topic has been subject of heated debate for decades....