31 May '15, 4pm

Victory! Japanese Aquariums have agreed to stop inhumane #dolphinhunting practices:

Animal advocates are celebrating a victorious announcement from the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA) that it will no longer acquire dolphins obtained from the controversial hunts in Taiji . The annual drive hunts, which have incited international outrage, result in thousands of dolphins being rounded up, butchered and sold for their meat, and even more are torn from their families and sold to aquariums and marine parks for public display. Organizations including the Japan-based Elsa Nature Conservancy , the Dolphin Project , Whale and Dolphin Conservation , Sea Shepherd , OceanCare , Animal Welfare Institute and Australia for Dolphins (AFD), among many others, have been working to see these drives hunts ended for years. After being targeted in a lawsuit filed by AFD, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) finally took action last month when it ...

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