Dolphins hunting drive boats use "Banger Poles" to coherce them into a cove with traumatizing sound. The technique began in 1969.
Dolphins rely on their highly developed sense of sound and the "Banger Poles" leave them dazed while they await slaughter - or a lifetime suffering in captivity
Dolphins that are not selected for a lifetime of suffering doing tricks in captivity are brutally slaughtered for their mercury tainted meat.
Although Dolphinariums in the United States no longer take Dolphins from the wild, China and Russia keep the demand high.
Dolphins doomed to captivity have a short life expectancy and high incidence of ulcers, depression, and even suicide.
Although less then 1% of Japanese eat Whale meat (and even fewer Dolphin), Dolphin meat containing 5-5000 times toxic levels of mercury is still for sale.
HelpDolphins.org showcases the work of the worlds leading Anti-Dolphin Captivity, Whale Research, and Ocean Advocacy NGO's actively working to put an end to Dolphin Captivity, and clean up our Oceans utilizing technology and creative solutions. HelpDolphins.org offers advice on where to donate most effectively.
Conserving Whales and our Ocean Oceans through research and education.
Former Dolphin trainer turned Dolphin advocate Ric O'Barry is the leading voice in the anti-Dolphin captivity and anti slaughter movements.
Building a sanctuary where Whales and Dolphins can be rehabilitated and live in their natural environment.
5 Gyres empowers action against the global health crisis of plastic pollution through science, education, and adventure.
Dedicated to the protection and enjoyment worlds Oceans, waves, and beaches through their powerful activist network.
Defending our air, water, communities, and wild places through advocacy and the law
RMI transforms energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low carbon future.
EAI conducts undercover investigations of criminal activity, and uses a wide variety of scientific, economic and social primary evidence to achieve systemic breakthroughs on environmental issues globally.