Here are some hot issues about marine
mammals. We take points from both sides, dispute erroneous information
and present complete facts. That way, you can decide for yourself what
you believe is right; for personal, ethical, economical, cultural or
We apologize for not getting these posted sooner.
Please continue to be patient as we develop these articles. 12/05/08
- Captivity Controversy - Should dolphins be raised
in captivity? Are their brains hurt by the echolocation off
cement walls? Do dolphins live longer in the wild?
- Tuna Fishing - Large nets are needed to gather enough fish to meet the
demands of seafood lovers. Is it worth the death of whales
and other endangered species?
- Hunting Harbor Seals - Is the increased
population of seals detrimental to fish stocks? Should the
cute, defenseless creatures be killed for population control
- Manatee Management -
Should the Florida manatee be removed from the endangered
species list? Should the boating laws designed for their
safety still be enforced? Should government spend
money to protect these creatures?
- Commercial Whaling - Is whaling still an
important part of culture? Do we need to practice whaling to
gain valuable information about cetaceans?
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