As Ringling circus shuts down, SeaWorld faces similar challenges

January 17, 2017 by Sandra Pedicini  

Orlando Sentinel

Ditching the elephant performances wasn't enough to save the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. So what will it take to turn around SeaWorld, another animal-based entertainment empire that also has made a sea change regarding its signature animals?
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Surge in marine life caught in NSW shark nets

January 17, 2017 by Sean Nicholls  

The Sydney Morning Herald

Fourteen dolphins were found dead in shark nets installed at NSW beaches during last financial year, amid a surge in the numbers of marine creatures caught.
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Isabel Lucas shoots TV ad to protest dolphin captivity

January 11, 2017 by Simon King  

The Australian

Home and Away star turned Hollywood siren Isabel Lucas has appeared in an Australia-first television ad calling for an end to dolphin captivity.
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Dolphin shows belong in the history books

January 9, 2017 by Mehreen Faruqi  

The Sydney Morning Herald

Growing up in Pakistan, my favourite show was Flipper. Living in a city a thousand kilometres from the nearest ocean, it was the most I knew about our beautiful dolphin friends.
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Coffs Harbour dolphin park targeted in Easter holiday ad campaign

March 2, 2016 by Simon King  

The Australian

The spotlight will again be turned onto a controversial dolphin entertainment park with the launch of an emotional campaign in its own backyard asking potential visitors to think twice before visiting over the Easter holiday period. Targeting Dolphin Marine Magic in Coffs Harbour in northern NSW — where a two-year-old dolphin recently died after the NSW Department of Primary Industries granted the park a “variation” to keep too many dolphins in too small a space…
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Bob Carr backs end of dolphin parks

December 25, 2015 by Simon KIng  

The Austraian

Former NSW premier Bob Carr has called for a change in legislation to end dolphin cap­tivity in Australia, slamming the practice as “exquisitely cruel”.
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