February 18, 2010
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
Though better protected than in the past, New Zealand's Hector's dolphin is still declining.
December 10, 2009
HSI's Senior Scientist, Naomi Rose, interviewed the author of "Rekindling the Waters: The Truth About Swimming with Dolphins."
July 20, 2009
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 seeks to minimize the impacts of human activities that affect dolphins and other small cetaceans, directly and incidentally.
September 18, 2008
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.
October 23, 2007
Humane Society is trying to communicate with the Solomon Islands government, but to date the government is favoring commercial exploitation of the country's dolphins over their conservation and well-being.
August 2, 2007
The Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP) is a legally binding, multilateral agreement that entered into force in February 1999.
January 30, 2004
Although there are no international regulations protecting captive whales and dolphins, there are international trade treaties.
January 1, 2000
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.