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World Cetacean Alliance

By Humanadmin

Yorkshire Life Aquatic are really pleased to introduce you to the World Cetacean Alliance who we support as one their 100 partners.                  Sharing best-practice and connecting Partners across the world VISION A World where cetaceans are only found in the wild, are respected and fully protected, and […]

Plastic Free Me

By Humanadmin

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JOIN OUR MISSION AGAINST DISPOSABLE PLASTICS – we support small local changes for lasting global impact. It is predicted that, by 2050, plastics will outweigh fish in our oceans. It is estimated that over half of the plastic that the world consumes is used just once. This equates to around 150 million tonnes of plastic […]

Black Fish

By Humanadmin

Blackfish is one of the original and most compelling stories of whale captivity. It tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives […]

A history of dolphins and whales in UK dolphinariums

By Humanadmin

The UK housed a large collection of dolphinariums from the early 1960s to 1991 when the last one (located at Windsor Safari Park) closed its gates. The reasons that these closed are varied but the main problem was that a scientific report ordered by the government and written by Klinowski et al. recommended mnimum sizes […]

Ocean Clean-Up and Other Global Ocean Campaigns

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”  Did you know 5 trillion pieces of plastic currently litter the ocean ?” Trash accumulates in 5 ocean garbage patches, the largest one being the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, located between Hawaii and California. If left to circulate, the plastic will impact our ecosystems, health and economies. Solving it requires a combination of closing […]