Stop Canada's Marineland from exporting beluga whales to Connecticut's Mystic Aquarium
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FROM LCA Last Chance for Animals
November 2019


In June 2019, Canada passed Bill S-203: Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act, which outlawed the keeping, breeding, and capture of cetaceans.

captive Beluga Whale

Marineland is trying to get around the new law by exporting five, captive-born beluga whales to the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut, where the whales will be used for "research" purposes and still be forced to live a life in captivity.

SIGN THE PETITION urging the National Marine Fisheries Service/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Canadian Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to deny the respective import and export permits! SIGN PETITION HERE.

UNITED STATES RESIDENTS: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), formally known as the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), is taking comments on the permit application until 11:59 pm EST on December 2, 2019. Please contact the NOAA/NMFS and respectfully urge them to DENY the import permit!

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT. Click on "Comment Now" and fill in the corresponding information.

Tweet: @NOAAFisheries
Phone: (301) 427-8000

CANADIAN RESIDENTS: Contact the Honorable Bernadette Jordan, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and respectfully urge her to DENY the export permit!

Phone: 1 (613) 996-0877
Email: [email protected]
Tweet: @BernJordanMP 

Thank you for everything you do for animals!

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