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Help keep the UK free from captive dolphins & whales

186 Signatures Goal: 250

The Marine Connection is calling on the UK government to introduce legislation prohibiting the keeping of dolphins, whales and porpoises (cetaceans) in captivity. Working in association with CAPS (Captive Animals Protection Society) we feel that now is the time to call for a complete ban on the importation and display of cetaceans in the UK. Although the last UK facility holding captive dolphins closed in 1993, there is no legislation currently in place to stop importation or display. Having supported colleagues in other countries worldwide, including Chile and Mexico to obtain import bans into their countries, the Marine Connection urges the UK government to follow their example, especially as the UK has remained free of these facilities for over a decade. Please help keep the UK free of facilities holding captive dolphins and whales by signing our petition which will be submitted to Ben Bradshaw, Parliamentary Secretary (DEFRA) Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Thank You.

Sponsor

The Marine Connection are a UK based charity working both nationally and internationally on the protection, welfare and conservation of all dolphins, whales and porpoises (cetaceans). Through education, campaigning and research the charity raises awareness and minimises threats in order to effectively protect these marine mammals and their natural habitat; making a positive difference to the current and long term protection and survival of cetaceans worldwide. For further information visit our website www.marineconnection.org

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Signatures

  • 1 year ago
    Shelby Morgan United States
    1 year ago
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    Bonnie McAllister
    1 year ago
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    Nancy Roussy Canada
    2 years ago
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    Will Priestley United Kingdom
    5 years ago
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    Eleanor Yoxall United Kingdom
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    Nicole Banda Gibraltar
    5 years ago
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    A J ASTON United Kingdom
    6 years ago
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    Cheryl Mills United Kingdom
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    Anja Neff United States
    6 years ago
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    Angela Boyd United Kingdom
    7 years ago
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    Peter Bagshaw United Kingdom
    7 years ago
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    Glyn Daniels India
    7 years ago
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    Avril Sims United Kingdom
    7 years ago
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    Lyn Moore United Kingdom
    7 years ago
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    Ia United Kingdom
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