Ban captivity of dolphins in India: FIAPO

Welcoming the environment ministry decision that dolphinariums or captive dolphin facilities will not be allowed in India, animal protection groups Thursday called for a complete ban on captivity of these animals.

People pledge to save dolphins from captivity

In order to save dolphins from captivity in India, several people Tuesday pledged to never visit any facility which holds dolphins and other cetaceans in captivity.

`Goa should lead charge against captive dolphins`

Dolphin lovers want tourist paradise Goa to lead the charge against the trend of setting up dolphinariums in the country, which they claim are "cruel habitats" for dolphins.

Dinosaur replica at bird habitat in Chilika to be dismantled

Orissa Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has decided to dismantle a replica dinosaur for a Jurassic Park planned at Chadheihaga Island, a bird habitat on the Chilika lake, following objection from environmentalists.

Rescue captive elephants, rights group asks Govt

An animal rights group Wednesday asked the union environment ministry to step up efforts to rescue captive elephants housed in hideous conditions across the country.

Cong MLA`s stray dogs remark creates storm

An umbrella body of animal rights organisation today condemned and termed as "irresponsible and derogatory" the remarks of a Punjab Congress MLA that stray dogs be sent to North-East.