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TBEX Dolphin Tours Cancelled In Cancun.

The boycott of TBEX has had a resounding success, with Cancun finally pulling any dolphin experience as part of any pre or post TBEX experience!

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Wildlife Tourism Ethics And Practices Debate, A Response To TBEX.

A few nights ago I took part in an online Google hangout with a number of other speakers to debate the ethics and practices of captive marine animals and wildlife tourism. If you missed it, the full archived version can

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Why I Won’t Be Attending TBEX Cancun.

TBEX Cancun is supporting unethical captive dolphin tourism, and I cannot condone that or support it.

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How To Volunteer With Wildlife On Your Gap Year.

Wildlife conservation volunteering is the perfect opportunity to protect endangered species and make sure your gap year has a positive impact, but it is essential that it is done responsibly and ethically because it is all too easy to get it wrong and support an abusive, exploitative industry that only cares about making profit. Here is how you can make sure you do the right research, ask the right questions and volunteer for wildlife conservation projects in the right way.

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A Photo For Facebook? You’ve Just ‘Liked’ Animal Abuse.

If you have ever wanted to take a selfie with a tiger or cuddle a koala for a profile pic, then well done, you’ve just contributed to animal abuse.

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