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Ontario’s wishy-washy captive marine mammal regulations not worth the wait

The Ontario government received thousands of letters, including testimony from many world renowned experts, and a 115,000 person petition calling for substantive action to protect marine mammals in captivity in Ontario. The Government knew about the large, high profile, protests taking place outside of Marineland in Niagara Falls and the […]


Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered: Documentary & Discussion

    Join us for a screening of the documentary Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered. A must see film exposing the truth about whale and dolphins in captivity. Film to be followed by a discussion on the new Ontario Marine Mammal Captivity standards and a Q&A session with Zoocheck’s Director Rob Laidlaw.   […]


Internet Bird Videos: Not So Cute

In celebration of National Bird Day 2016, Barry Kent MacKay, Senior Program Associate for Born Free USA, ornithological artist and lifelong bird enthusiast, is writing a special five-part blog series. Below is the first installment. Published 12/14/15 Yes, sure… I love birds. And yes, I’ve studied, observed, and obsessed over […]