No Whales In Captivity
is the popular short name for the Coalition For No Whales In
Captivity. We are a registered non-profit society formed in
February 1992 by more than a dozen concerned animal-friendly
groups in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
We are a grassroots,
law-abiding, fully volunteer-run organization based in Vancouver -
but with close connections to more than 400 other whale-friendly
groups around the world. We hold rallies and set up display tables
at environmentally-friendly events. We write lots of letters to
the paper, do research on the issues, publish reports, do media,
and organize and participate in public and government meetings.
is to inform the government and the public of the inherent cruelty
in keeping animals in captivity.
show that cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) suffer
greatly when confined in concrete tanks.
is to stop the Aquarium, located inside Stanley Park in downtown
Vancouver, from importing more performing whales and dolphins for
helped our group get the Aquarium to close the orca whale tanks in
2001. But the Aquarium still refuses to close the other cetacean
displays and plan to continue breeding and trading beluga whales
and Pacific white-sided dolphins.
Over 26 whales and dolphins
have died under the "care" of the Aquarium, including 6 baby
whales and dolphins. How many more whales need to suffer and die
before you do something about it?
Will you help the whales today?