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09 Jun Adéu Delfinari

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Adéu Delfinari is a campaign and petition being run by FAADA (The Foundation for the Assessment, Action and Defense of Animals) to help the bottlenose dolphins currently held at Barcelona Zoo. FAADA runs SOSdelfines, a coalition of NGOs, which...

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Panama 3

21 Apr Project Pacific Whales is Launched

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Dylan Walker

18 Apr Sports fishermen issued with multiple infraction notices after abusing rare Boto dolphin

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15 Apr SeaWorld to end Orca breeding

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] WCA welcomes SeaWorld's announcement to stop breeding its captive orcas In January 2016 SeaWorld Entertainment announced that it will no longer breed orcas in captivity and will bring to an end its...

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sprep

23 Nov Partnership with SPREP

In September 2015 the WCA formed a new partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding at the Twenty-Sixth Meeting of Officials in Apia, Samoa. SPREP, which includes 26 Member countries, is the regional...

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