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New TripAdvisor Policy is Ill-Advised and Will Harm Whales, Dolphins and Other Cetaceans, says American Humane, the Country’s First National Humane Organization and World’s Largest Certifier of Animal Welfare

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, October 2, 2019 — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, which has been working for 142 years to fight animal abuse and protect and preserve all living creatures believes that a new TripAdvisor policy intended to support the world’s remarkable whales, dolphins, and other cetaceans, will actually harm these magnificent and often endangered creatures…
October 2, 2019

The Day | Misguided Critics Don’t Realize Places like Mystic Aquarium Protect Belugas

NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT, August 26, 2019 — This summer, the Parliament of Canada passed a bill that directly attacks the country’s aquatic mammals. It makes it illegal for cetaceans – including whales, dolphins and porpoises – to live in human care. While the law carves out exemptions for those conducting research or rescuing and rehabilitating cetaceans, its punitive approach towards…
August 26, 2019