29 Jan '15, 5pm

Ontario Moves to Ban Killer Whale Sales and Protect Captive Marine Mammals

Ontario Moves to Ban Killer Whale Sales and Protect Captive Marine Mammals

Animal advocates are cheering an announcement from officials in Ontario that they will be moving ahead with plans intended to protect captive marine mammals and improve their well-being, in addition to making a change that could end captivity for orcas . Following the release of a report commissioned by the government detailing the inadequate conditions marine mammals are currently kept in, lawmakers announced they would be moving to create new standards of care for captive marine mammals that will overhaul a number of aspects of their lives from the size of pools they’re kept in, social groupings they’re placed with and how they’re handled and displayed, among other things. They also intend to set up independent Animal Welfare Committees at every facility where they’re kept to ensure oversight. Even bigger, they also announced they would be introducing legislation that wo...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/ontario-moves-to-ban-killer-w...

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