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TOPIC: Marine Animals Should Not Be Kept in Captivity

Topic:  Marine Animals Should Not Be Kept in Captivity
 
Supportive websites:

"Should Marine Animals Be In Captivity" 
Author:  Sharon Banta
Publisher:  Scholastic, Inc.
Updated:  2016
Web Address:  
http://teacher.scholastic.com/dolphin/conwin1.htm
Notes:  An essay by a student that won a contest.

"Marine Mammals in Captivity"
Author:  unknown
Publisher:  Canadian Federation of Humane Societies
Updated:  unknown
Web Address: 
 http://cfhs.ca/wild/marine_mammals_in_captivity
Notes:  CFHS ooposes any confinement of animals that causes them phycial or mental pain and suffering.

"Marine Mammals in Captivity"
Author:  The Humane Society of the United States
Publisher:  The Humane Society of the United States
Updated:  September 2009
Web Address: 
 http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/captive_marine/facts/marine_captivity.html
Notes:  Compares life in the wild and life in captivity.



Negative Websites:  

"Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums"
Author:  unknown
Publisher:  AMMPA
Updated:  unknown
Web Address: 
 http://www.ammpa.org/faqs.html
Notes: These frequently asked questions address many arguments.  This was made by an organization of businesses. 

"Untangling Both a Whale and Why Marine Life Gets Mixed Up With Our Trash"
Author:  unknown
Publisher:  NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Updated:  October 2014
Web Address: 
 http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/about/media/untangling-both-whale-and-why-marine-life-get-mixed-our-trash.html
Notes:  Tells why it is dangerous for marine animals to live in the oceans.



Neutral Websites: 

"Pro and Con Captivity for Orcas"
Author:  Kalyn92
Publisher:  Teen Ink
Updated:  January 2015
Web Address: 
 http://www.teenink.com/hot_topics/environment/article/391847/Pro-and-Con-Captivity-for-Orcas-in-Sea-World/
Notes:  This essay by a teen gives arguments for both sides.

"Ceta-Base"
Author:  unknown
Publisher:  Ceta-Base
Updated:  2016
Web Address: 
 http://www.ceta-base.org/
Notes:  This is a database of captive cetaceans (a type of marine mammal).
 

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