Dolphins and whales will no longer be captivated in aquariums thanks to the Canadian government who passed a bill against it.
After three long years, this bill called S-203 was definitely passed. This decision is a huge step against better environmental responsibility.
Politicians are making efforts to take care of the environment because this idea was supported by all political parties.
The government now prohibits keeping dolphins and whales in captivity, and includes breeding a crime. The Canadian marine won’t be able to breed a new generation of cetaceans or capture them, though they can still keep them under their care.
The bill will also prohibit the import of cetacean tissues, sperm or embryos as a way to stop this process.
The rest 55 cetaceans will be transferred from Marineland to an open-water sanctuary.
According to Truth Theory:
“Whales, after humans, are the only animals who can actively alter the environment of the Earth. These bulky animals dive and come back up, bringing with them nutrients from the depths which makes plant plankton thrive on the ocean surface, making the air chock-full of oxygen.
They also weed out excess shrimp numbers, making the ocean better for algae and plankton. And it doesn’t end there; whale skeletons are full of carbon locked down in the form of calcium carbonate-like compounds. And when they die, they take such huge quantities of carbon down with them to the bottom of the sea floor.
And they are just majestic animals; intelligent, empathetic, and social. Not to mention, dolphins are almost human-like in intelligence.”
Canadian parties agree on establishing legislation that will help to protect cetaceans and their environment. They have also banned the import of sharks’ fins through passing Bill S-238.
All we can do now is hope that these bills will give the coveted results that can help dolphins and whales prosper again