Learn more about Hardy Jones’s work to protect dolphins.
Center for Whale Research
View orcas in their natural habitat in the Orcacam. Learn more about the Southern Residents, the orca population in Puget Sound.
Former Japanese Fisherman’s Ecotour Could Change a Deadly Way of Life
Izumi Ishii, a former dolphin hunter in Futo, Japan, now leads dolphin-watching tours.
Dolphin Hunt to Dolphin Watch
Find out how you can join Izumi Ishii’s dolphin-watching tour in Futo, Japan.
American Cetacean Society
Explore facts, figures, and more on whales and dolphins.
Marine Attractions: Below the Surface
An interactive by the ORLANDO SUN-SENTINEL explains how dolphins are captured for marine attractions.
Dolphins and the Law: A Worldwide Timeline
Read a legal review from the World Society for the Protection of Animals.
Dolphin Mystery: What’s Killing Firstborn Calves?
Read this article and investigate up-to-date research from National Geographic News.
NATURE: Dolphin: Close Encounters
Discover the remarkable complexity of dolphin communication. Find out about the controversy surrounding captive dolphins.
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Pryor, Karen. DOLPHIN SOCIETIES: DISCOVERIES AND PUZZLES. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.
Reynolds, John. THE BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN: BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION. Jacksonville: University Press of Florida, 2000.
Smolker, Rachel. TO TOUCH A WILD DOLPHIN: A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY WITH THE SEA’S MOST INTELLIGENT CREATURES. New York: Anchor, 2002.
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