HOW TO HELP
TAKE ACTION NOW TO FREE THE RUSSIAN WHALES
10 ORCAS AND 87 BELUGAS
ARE CURRENTLY HELD IN HORRIBLE
CONDITIONS IN THE "WHALE JAIL"
LOCATED IN NAKHODKA, FAR EAST OF RUSSIA
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CHINA FUELS MURKY CETACEAN TRADE IN RUSSIA
15 ORCAS AND MORE THAN 200 BELUGAS WERE SOLD TO AQUARIUMS IN CHINA IN THE LAST 5 YEARS.
BOTH BELUGAS AND ORCAS ARE HIGHLY SOCIABLE ANIMALS
It is deeply traumatic for them to be separated from their families.
Watch shocking investigation about aquariums in China
RUSSIA IS THE ONLY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD THAT STILL CAPTURES ORCAS AND BELUGAS FOR AQUARIUMS
THE EXACT PRICE TAG IS UNKNOWN,
BUT QUOTES RANGE FROM 1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR BELUGA WHALE
AND FROM 6 TO 10 MILLION DOLLARS FOR ORCA
KREMLIN CALLED THE "WHALE PRISON"SITUATION APPALLING
RUSSIAN OFFICIALS HAVE LAUNCHED AN INVESTIGATION AND OPENED CRIMINAL CASE, BUT AN ORDER TO RELEASE THE ANIMALS HAVEN'T BEEN MADE YET
IF THE CAPTURE AND TRADE OF ORCAS AND BELUGAS WON'T BE STOPPED,
THESE MAGNIFICENT MAMMALS WILL BE
ON THE ROAD TO EXTINCTION, IF NOT ALREADY
HELP US -TAKE ACTION NOW
WHO ARE WE?
This campaign is a result of collaborative effort of several organizations in Russia
With help and major participation of Environmental Inspector Sophia Belyaeva
The campaign to free the orcas and beluga whales is carried out with expert and advisory support from the Russian branch of Greenpeace.
WE JOINED FORCES TO FREE THE WHALES
Breaking! 2 orcas and 6 belugas released without proper preparation
Same companies that caught killer whales and beluga whales received a contract for 608 000 USD to transport 2 orcas and 6 belugas to freedom
Orca and beluga transport update
First animals from the “whale jail” are being transported to the capture location
Vladivostok court fined third orca capture company for 37.6 million rubles