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ETTripAdvisor will no longer sell tickets to attractions that breed, import or capture whales, dolphins, porpoises and other cetaceans for public display, the company announced on Wednesday.The new policy also focuses on improving the lives of the animals already in captivity.
Science|What Whales and Dolphins Left Behind for Life in the OceanTrilobitesThe ancestors of dolphins and whales survived in the seas by shedding genes involved in sleep, DNA repair and other seemingly critical activities.ImageSperm whales in waters near the Azores Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
Activists from an environmental group, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, have just completed a two-month effort to document the deaths and which vessels cause them.CreditAndrea Mantovani for The New York TimesImageEvery night around 1 a.
During the Cold War, the Soviet navy trained dolphins for military use, but the program was discontinued sometime after 1991.The Times reporter John Ismay served as a Navy explosive ordnance disposal officer and explains the kinds of things dolphins, whales and sea lions are trained to do.