The China Cetacean Alliance (CCA), a coalition of international animal protection and conservation organisations, is working on a movie which they hope will have the same effect in China that #Blackfish had in the west.
BREAKING: 9 orcas go on display for the first time ever in China at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai.
Although it was known that these orca were being held in captivity in China, until now, none have appeared at any marine park in the country. They were all initally wild caught from Russia. #Blackfish #EmptyTheTanks
The U.S. Air Force plans to drop 100 bombs, as large as 300 pounds each, on the waters north of Kauai, Hawaii, each year for the next five years. The Air Force has requested permission to harm 637 whales and dolphins in executing this endeavor.
BREAKING: 8 aquariums in Korea to be inspected after the death of a dolphin imported from Japan. The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries will look into water conditions, noise levels, quality of animal feed and health checkup systems.
Is this really "phasing out" when they plan on bringing 5 more belugas in?
"The news follows the sudden deaths of two whales last fall. Aurora and her daughter Qila died within days of each other in November, leaving the non-profit facility without any belugas. Up to five belugas are expected to be on display in time for spring break of 2019..."
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