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Plastic microbeads ban enters force in UK

January 9, 2018 by Damian Carrington  

The Guardian

Plastic microbeads can no longer be used in cosmetics and personal care products in the UK, after a long-promised ban came into effect on Tuesday. The ban initially bars the manufacture of such products and a ban on sales will follow in July.
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Virgin Holidays makes captive whales and dolphins pledge

February 20, 2017 by Phil Davies  

Travel Weekly

Virgin Holidays will no longer sell or promote any new attractions or hotels that feature captive whales and dolphins for theatrical or other entertainment purposes.
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New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over', say rescuers

February 12, 2017 by Marty Melville  

Yahoo News

Whale rescuers were cautiously optimistic on Sunday that the current wave of mass beachings in New Zealand was over, after hundreds of the creatures died after being stranded ashore.
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Sea World dolphin show sabotaged by 'Justice for Captives' animal activists

February 11, 2017 by Eamonn Duff  

The Age

More than 20 demonstrators staged a protest at Gold Coast Sea World, against the ongoing exploitation of dolphins and other marine mammals for human entertainment.
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Whale Found Off The West Coast of Norway With 30 Plastic Bags In Its Stomach

February 2, 2017 by Kristina Kamakas  

The Nordic Page

A whale was found in Norway so sick it had to be euthanized. When researchers opened its stomach, they found 30 plastic bags inside as well as many small pieces of plastic.
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SeaWorld Faces Consumer Suit Over False Advertising Claims

February 1, 2017 by Lindsay Rittenhouse  

The Street

Consumers are suing SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) with claims that the company allegedly lied about the health and treatment of its orca whales to entice them to buy tickets and merchandise.
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