cetaceans

Photos from Lori Marino and Creative Commons

Vancouver could host spectacular whale sanctuary, says expert

A whale born in captivity should live in an ocean pen and not be trained to perform tricks, says Lori Marino.
beluga baby, SeaWorld San Diego. Still from promotional video

Vancouver Aquarium: End your breeding partnership with SeaWorld today

On Tuesday The Guardian reported compelling evidence that a SeaWorld employee infiltrated the animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), adding to pressure on the marine...
A trainer works with a beluga at Vancouver Aquarium. CP Photo

Aquarium head balks at bill that would ban whales and dolphins

Marine parks portray themselves as conservation entities contributing to science and education but that's a facade, says a former SeaWorld trainer and cast member of 'Blackfish.'

Cetaceans in captivity: an SFU researcher may have a solution

Virtual belugas like these may one day replace captive belugas at the Vancouver Aquarium, according to an SFU researcher.