Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Back to hell for a former trainer John Hargrove, ex-trainer, returns to Marineland (France), 7 years after his resignation. The Organisation One Voice contacted him in order to draw attention on one particular killer whale’s health: Inouk, a male born 23rd February 1999. At only twenty years old, Inouk should be in the prime of his life. He is NOT. The young male shows an auto mutilating behaviour. One only has to look at Inouk’s non-existing teeth. All captive orcas…

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Spring 2019

Spring 2019

WHALE JAIL 10 orcas (one orca disapeared mid-February and is feared dead) and 87 belugas are still held in horrible conditions in the “Whale Jail” before being exported to China. According to the law only established dolphinariums and aquariums in Russia could get permits to capture the animals to be used in their facilities for educational and cultural purposes. Sale and export of animals is prohibited. Climatic conditions in the bay of Primorsky Krai have raised a public outrage which…

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Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Morgan is a mom Let’s go back to Morgan, an orca who was rescued and healed in 2010. She was found in poor health in the waters of Netherlands. Once healthy again, she was transferred to Loro Parque instead of being released to the sea. Below is a timeline of Morgan’s pregnancy created by the Free Morgan Foundation. It clearly states that Loro Parque kept Morgan’s pregnancy a secret until it was officially issued she would not be released to…

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Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Three deaths among the Southern resident population It all started when J-35, a member of the Southern Resident population, lost her baby short after the birth, on July 24th, near Victoria (BC). As a sign of mourning, she carries the body of her baby. Although this type of behaviour has been observed before, it has never lasted that long: J-35 carried the body longer than 17 days.Undeniable proof that animals are capable of love. There hasn’t been a succesful birth…

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Summer 2018

Summer 2018

For the 2018 Summer publication, I will be telling about a project I hold dear: marine sanctuaries. The Whale Sanctuary Project is building a model sanctuary where captive whales and dolphins can be rehabilitated and live permanently in their natural environment. The Whale Sanctuary Project had its origins at a meeting at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in August, 2015. The group, consisting of 23 people discussed the potential for the development of a seaside sanctuary and the ongoing care of…

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