• New Documentary Explores History, Future of Orca Captivity — See Photos (Forbes, 7/10/19).
• 18-Year-Old Captive Born Bottlenose Maya Euthanized at Maryland’s National Aquarium — See Photo (The Baltimore Sun, 7/8/19).
• Beluga Calf Born at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium — See Video (AP, YouTube, 7/5/19). Read more, see more photos and video here, here and here.
• New Report Documents Why Orcas Don’t Belong in Tanks — See Photos (Big Think, 6/29/19). Read more here.
• 5 Captive-Born Black Rhinos from European Zoos, Safari Parks Flown to Rwanda for Release into Akagera Park — See Photos & Video (Daily Mail, 6/24/19). See more video here.
• Report: Raising, Releasing Captive Monarchs Not Good for Butterflies or Science — See Photo (NPR, 6/24/19). Read more here.
• Two 12-Year-Old, Wild-Born Female Belugas Moved from Captive Facility in Shanghai to Sea-Pen Sanctuary in Iceland — See Photos (The Guardian, 6/19/19). Read more, see more photos and videos here.
• Canada Bans Keeping Dolphins, Whales in Captivity — See Photos (CBC News, 6/10/19). Read more, see more photos here, here and here.
• Tam, Malaysia’s Last Male Sumatran Rhino, Dies in Captivity at Age 30+ — See Photos (Smithsonian, 5/29/19). Read more, see more photos and video here.
• Female Green Anaconda Gives Virgin Birth at New England Aquarium — See Photos & Video (The Washington Post, 5/24/19).
• 2 Captive Belugas Moving from Chinese Facility to Open-Water Sanctuary in Iceland — See Photo & Video (Travel & Leisure, 5/20/19). Read more, see more photos and video here and here.
• Beluga in Harnass Approaches Norwegian Fishing Boats, Thought to Belong to Russian Navy — See Video (The Guardian, 4/29/19). Read more, see more photos here.
• Dolphinarus AZ Sends Last 4 Surviving Bottlenose to Facility in St. Thomas — See News Report (Fox News, 2/21/19).
• SeaWorld Names Carnival Cruise Line Exec as New CEO (Orlando Weekly, 2/11/19).
• Navy Defends Using Dolphins for Military Purposes, Advocates Urge Public to See Abuse for What It Is — See Photos & Video (Hakai, 5/5/19). Read more, see more photos here.
• 22-Year-Old Kai, Euthanized at Dolphinarus AZ, 4th Bottlenose to Die at Facility in 16 Months — See Photo (New York Post, 2/1/19). Read more here.
• Canada Moves 1 Step Closer to Banning Marine Mammal Captivity (Niagara Now, 1/11/19).