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  • September 22, 2010

    Japan Dolphin Day 2010

    Humane Society International

    HSI is participating once again in the annual Japan Dolphin Day rally outside of the Japanese Embassy in D.C. in an effort to raise awareness of drive fisheries in Japan.

  • August 20, 2010

    Annual Japan Dolphin Drives Imminent

    Humane Society International

    As September 1, 2010 approached, Japanese fishermen were gearing up for another drive fishery slaughter of dolphins.

  • February 18, 2010

    Drive Fisheries

    Humane Society International

    In drive fisheries, dolphins and other small cetaceans are driven toward the shore, rounded up, and slaughtered for food or fertilizer. A few of the dolphins are shipped live to marine parks or aquaria.

  • February 1, 2010

    Hector's Dolphin: Still Declining

    Humane Society International

    Though better protected than in the past, New Zealand's Hector's dolphin is still declining.

  • December 10, 2009

    Rekindling the Waters

    Humane Society International

    HSI's Senior Scientist, Naomi Rose, interviewed the author of "Rekindling the Waters: The Truth About Swimming with Dolphins."

  • July 20, 2009

    "The Cove": What You Should Know About Dolphins in Captivity

    Humane Society International

    The film "The Cove" shows in graphic detail what happens to thousands of dolphins hunted and killed every year by fishermen in Taiji, Japan. A few dolphins escape immediate death, only to be sentenced to a lifetime of miserable confinement in amusement parks.

  • April 27, 2009


    Humane Society International

    Humane Society International seeks to minimize the impacts of human activities that affect dolphins and other small cetaceans, directly and incidentally.

  • September 18, 2008

    Victory for Dolphins in Panama

    Humane Society International

    In a major victory for dolphins, a company called Ocean Embassy left Panama and abandoned plans to capture up to 80 of the animals for use at a new luxury resort in that country.

  • August 2, 2007

    Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP)

    Humane Society International

    The Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP) is a legally binding, multilateral agreement that entered into force in February 1999.

  • October 22, 2002

    Species Survival Network

    Humane Society International

    The HSUS is a founding member of SSN, an international coaliton of organizations committed to protecting wildlife by working to improve and implement the CITES treaty.

  • January 1, 2000

    The Case Against Marine Mammals in Captivity: The Fourth Revised Edition

    Humane Society International

    The revised fourth edition of The Case Against Marine Mammals in Captivity should provide readers with all the arguments they need to oppose the public display of these animals.